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    Serve as general administrative law advisor and Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) for offenses committed on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (JBM-HH).

    About the Position:
    Receives administrative supervision from the Chief, Administrative Law Division. Independently plans and conducts extensive factual and legal research studies and investigations of cases or legal problems employing all legal and factual source material. Frequently required to resolve extremely complex and difficult legal questions or factual issues on short notice without legal precedents. Provides written or oral opinions or recommendations based largely upon experience and extensive expertise in incumbent's field and in other specialty or technical areas. Guidelines include legal references, agency directives and regulations, policy and precedent decisions of the Department of the Army (DA), Department of Defense (DoD), General services Administration, and the courts; decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States. Executive Orders, opinions of the Attorney General of the United States and applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Legal opinion or advice given by incumbent, either orally or in writing ordinarily serves as the basis of action by the Commander (MDW or designee), chiefs of MDW staff directorates and commanders and staffs of subordinate and installations.

    Who May Apply: US Citizens

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    • Prosecute and manage all citations and felony and misdemeanor cases through the SAUSA program, including filing all charges, dismissing erroneous citations, managing all Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA) administrative paperwork, obtaining all records, coordinating with all probation officers, working with civilian defense counsel, writing all motion responses, and conducting trials, motion, and probation hearings, detention hearings, and supervised release hearings.
    • Serves as Attorney-Adviser for the organization's normal operating mission and its functions which are highly visible and subject to close scrutiny. As executive agent for the HQDA, DoD, Department of State, and the White House in a variety of ceremonial and security missions, MDWs activities are characterized by unique, and occasionally unprecedented, requirements with both national and international impact.
    • Ensures that the command satisfies applicable laws, including Fiscal and Ethics laws and regulations in performance of its missions and functions. Coordinates with legal, technical, and management personnel of the command, its subordinate commands, serviced agencies and organizations, other government agencies or departments, and industry associations to assure that the command properly accomplishes its missions in a lawful manner.
    • Responsible for initiating, recommending, and executing the Secretary of the Army's standards of conduct program for the JFHQ-NCR/MDW, under the authority delegated from the Designated Agency Ethics Official (Army General Counsel).

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

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    US Citizens

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    0905 Attorney

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