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    The mission of the office is to represent the Criminal and Civil interests of the United States. The United States Attorney's Office for the District of New Mexico will enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States, provide Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime, seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior, and to administer and enforce the Nation's laws to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.


    If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You can be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty, and the property of citizens.

    This position is located in Albuquerque, NM

    Albuquerque, New Mexico - The State of New Mexico, also known as the "Land of Enchantment," is a unique mix of Native cultures, blended with Hispanic and European traditions. Ranked the 5th largest state, it totals 121,593 square miles. New Mexico shares 180 miles of international border with the Country of Mexico. Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico, located approximately 60 miles from the state capital of Santa Fe. As the Hot Air Balloon capital of the world, Albuquerque hosts the annual International Balloon Fiesta, one of the most photographed events in the world! Albuquerque and the surrounding areas offer an array of activities form hiking to skiing to cultural activities such as the opera, arts, celebrated museums, legendary historic sites, and majestic monuments.

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/careers.html

    As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

    All initial attorney positions to the Department of Justice are made on a 14-month (temporary) basis.

    Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory preemployment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

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    The attorney selected will serve in the Civil Division in the Albuquerque office. In this capacity, the attorney will be assigned to litigate civil defensive cases, including torts, employment discrimination, Administrative Procedures Act cases, immigration cases, and miscellaneous actions.

    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0905 Attorney

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492905600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.