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    Summary

    The Trial Attorney position is located in the Office of General Counsel with 1 position located in Chicago, IL and one position located in Kansas City, KS.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Trial Attorney, you will:

    • Participate with U.S. Attorneys in preparing and handling both affirmative and defensive litigation cases involving all HUD programs and participates with private attorneys in handling cases involving HUD-funded activities.
    • Defend the agency in state court proceedings and before the Merits System Protection Board, Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission, Federal Labor Relations Authority, Government Accountability Office, Board of Contract Appeals, and other administrative bodies and tribunals. Represents HUD before administrative law judges in civil rights enforcement actions alleging violations of Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968.
    • Prepare all pleadings, motions, briefs, and memorandum of law to be filed in cases.
    • Evaluate recommendations received from the offices within the jurisdiction concerning the institution or defense of litigation, termination or compromise and settlement of litigation, and appeal or other disposition of matters determined against the Secretary or the Department.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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