This position is a temporary, not-to-exceed 1 year. It may be extended without further competition.Learn more about this agency
The home page for the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Colorado, may be accessed at: http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/co/.
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As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
The U.S. Attorney's Office is currently interviewing for a Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) to serve in Denver, in the Civil Division. This is an uncompensated one-year position. The SAUSA will be given the opportunity to represent the United States and its agencies and employees in a wide variety of civil matters, such as by representing federal agencies and employees in civil lawsuits, assisting in the office's fraud investigations, and otherwise representing the United States. The SAUSA will receive substantial training and will have responsibility for handling all aspects of civil cases in court. The SAUSA's duties will include handling cases, working alongside other attorneys, writing briefs, taking and defending depositions, and appearing in court. The attorney must have a very strong ability to analyze complex legal and factual issues, write clearly and persuasively, possess a strong work ethic, exhibit good organizational skills, exercise fair and sound judgment, pay careful attention to facts and details, work well both independently and on a team, be ready and willing to volunteer to help other attorneys, be able to negotiate effectively with opposing counsel and be devoted to justice, excellence, and representing the public.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/535483600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.