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    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.

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    Responsibilities

    The U.S.Attorney's Office (USAO)-District of Minnesota is currently seeking highly qualified candidates for one or more Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) positions for the Civil Division of the USAO.

    AUSAs in the Civil Division handle a wide variety of civil cases, including civil health care and procurement fraud, civil rights enforcement, constitutional challenges to statutes and regulations, environmental defense and enforcement, financial litigation, asset forfeiture, and the defense of employment discrimination and tort claims. AUSAs in the Civil Division litigate in the United States District Court and in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Civil Division AUSAs write sophisticated pre-trial motions and appellate briefs as well as handle depositions and trials. They also oversee government investigations under the False Claims Act. Civil AUSAs are expected to work independently and in teams with other AUSAs and federal government agencies.

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

    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.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    29

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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/504484900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.