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    The Tax Division is hiring criminal lawyers who have a passion for litigation, a deep interest in public service, and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently. Litigation experience is required, and criminal litigation experience is preferred. Familiarity with tax law and the use of technology in organizing, developing, and presenting a case at trial is helpful, but not required.


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    Responsibilities

    The Tax Division's jurisdiction is the United States - accordingly, travel to multiple jurisdictions is an essential component of the job. Travel frequency and location varies and is based on the attorney's litigation schedule.

    Trial attorneys in the Criminal Enforcement Sections have a significant amount of responsibility and work in a collegial environment with experienced litigators. Persuasive legal writing, oral advocacy, and ability to analyze and organize significant documentary evidence are critical components of the position.Our attorneys work with federal agents to investigate and prosecute offenses arising under the internal revenue laws and related federal statutes. Our attorneys' responsibilities encompass the investigative use of the grand jury and other investigative techniques, such as search warrants. Attorneys also engage in all facets of criminal litigation, including indictment, motions practice, trial,and sentencing. Besides working with federal agents, a trial attorney usually works with another Criminal Tax Division Trial Attorney or an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) in the jurisdiction's U.S. Attorney's Office on litigated matters as the lead attorney, second chair, or consulting attorney. Our cases involve traditional violations of criminal tax laws by taxpayers having legal sources of income, including, for example, tax evasion and the filing of false tax returns, as well as cases involving tax defiers, identity theft, financial institution fraud, securities fraud, health care fraud, public corruption, organized crime activities, and narcotics trafficking.

    Attorneys selected for a position in the Tax Division must commit to working for the Tax Division for three years.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel to multiple jurisdictions is an essential component of the job. Travel frequency and location varies and is based on the attorney's litigation schedule.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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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/532965000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.