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    The Organized Crime and Gang Section oversees the Department's program to combat organized crime by investigating and prosecuting significant domestic and international organized crime groups in conjunction with Strike Force Units and U.S. Attorney's Offices around the country, and prosecuting Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO), Violent Crimes in Aid of Racketeering (VICAR) and violent crime cases against dangerous street gangs operating on regional and national levels.

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    The Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking qualified, experienced attorneys for a permanent position in the Organized Crime and Gang Section located in Washington, D.C. The incumbent independently directs, conducts, and monitors investigations, prepares and conducts trials, and advises on strategies and tactics relating to the prosecution of organized crime. As a Trial Attorney, the incumbent:

    • Partners with Assistant U.S. Attorneys ("AUSAs") including Organized Crime Coordinators, Organized Crime Strike Force Attorneys, and Anti-Gang Coordinators, in the development and management of organized crime and gang prosecutions. Engages in all phases of investigation and litigation, including, but not limited to, the use of grand jury, advising federal law enforcement agents, preparing appropriate pleadings, and litigating motions and trials before U.S. District Courts across the country.
    • Gives advice and instructions to AUSAs on complicated questions of law and Departmental policy.
    • Promotes, in collaboration with OCGS managers, the Section's program to foster effective national investigation and prosecution of organized crime and violent gang crime, including giving advice on strategy and legal complexities, and identifying and developing litigation priorities, policy, and legislative recommendations.
    • Represents the interests of the Department of Justice by fostering communication and coordination between law enforcement agencies, as well as between United States Attorney's Offices (USAOs).
    • Serves as a subject matter expert, participating in, and/or providing advice on, activities related to the investigation and litigation of organized crime and gang cases.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Routine travel will be required for conferences and litigation work throughout the United States. Overseas travel may also be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/528776700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.