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    The mission of the United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Texas, is to 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 administer and enforce the Nation's laws to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

    Information regarding the office can be found at http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/txe/.

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    Responsibilities

    The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas has a vacancy for an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Civil Division in the Plano office. Attorneys in the Civil Division represent the United States, its agencies and their offices in both defensive and affirmative litigation. This position will be responsible for the litigation of claims involving, among other things, health care fraud, environmental matters, defense procurement fraud, torts, administrative enforcement actions, Touhy matters, prisoner litigation, housing and employment discrimination, and disability rights matters. The selected attorney will handle all aspects of investigations and cases, including gathering evidence, taking testimony, writing briefs, and appearing in court at hearings and trials. The attorney may also handle other types of cases as needed.

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

    Employment with the U.S. Attorney's Office offers a unique and challenging experience for the highly motivated and talented attorney who is committed to serving justice.

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

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel will be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    29

  • 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/533124000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.