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    Summary

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.

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

    This position is also being announced to applicants eligible to apply through Merit Staffing procedures under 19-NDTX-10569522-MS.

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    Responsibilities

    If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for providing a wide range of legal support services to one or more Assistant U.S. Attorneys (AUSA) involved in criminal and civil prosecutions associated with Financial Litigation. Assignments typically related to the enforced collection of claims by various agencies against individual and business debtors arising from criminal and civil actions. Typical work assignments will include:

    • Preparing a variety of substantive legal documents to include various subpoenas, motions, foreclosures, garnishments, and other legal actions to effect necessary pretrial and post-judgment action to secure and recover assets for civil and criminal debts.
    • Drafts documents for review and approval of Assistant United States Attorney, and upon approval, processes documents and performs necessary follow-up.
    • Conducts interviews of debtors, employers, and agency officials to determine the effectiveness of pursuing legal action against debtors and third parties to secure and recover assets for civil and criminal debts.
    • Provides a variety of financial litigation legal assistance and technical work requiring a specialized knowledge of processes, procedures, and practices to support financial litigation legal activities.
    • Uses established databases and performs data searches, report design, and other data retrieval assignments.
    • Prepares and maintains a variety of trial-related documents, e.g., discovery logs, exhibit lists, jury instructions, etc., by applying a thorough knowledge of the Federal Rules of Evidence and Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure and application of practical litigative experience.
    • Reviews the output of various databases and automated tracking systems to evaluate the progress and effectiveness of the U.S. Attorney's Office financial litigation activity.
    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

  • Job family (Series)

    0950 Paralegal Specialist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/541960100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.