• Help



    OIA returns fugitives to face justice, transfers sentenced persons to serve their sentences in their home countries, and obtains essential evidence for criminal investigations and prosecutions worldwide by working with domestic partners and foreign counterparts to facilitate the cooperation necessary to enforce the law, advance public safety, and achieve justice.

    Learn more about this agency


    OIA attorneys develop relationships with foreign law enforcement counterparts as well as familiarity with relevant foreign criminal laws and procedures. They also have the opportunity to work on challenging issues where the case law is constantly evolving. Additionally, OIA attorneys are responsible for analyzing and revising foreign requests for evidence with respect to constitutional and legal sufficiency, ensuring that these requests meet U.S. standards protecting privacy, and, among other duties, file legally sufficient requests in court to obtain requisite court orders.

    Responsibilities also include extensive, high-volume casework for both international extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) requests, law enforcement treaty negotiations and implementation consultations, preparation of briefing materials for the Attorney General and Department principals, and other international criminal law matters. These responsibilities require regular contact regarding a wide range of complex law enforcement issues with U.S. federal, state, and local prosecutors and law enforcement personnel, other Department components, the State Department, and various other federal agencies, as well as law enforcement counterparts abroad. Please note: the responsibilities listed are at the full promotion potential of the position.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional international and domestic travel, sometimes on short notice, may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516329300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.