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    An appointment with the U.S. Attorney's Office offers unique and challenging experiences for a highly motivated attorney. Working in the Criminal Division, San Jose Branch, the Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal laws.

    This position is a temporary, not-to-exceed 1 year. It may be extended without further competition.

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    The SAUSA will be responsible for prosecuting offenders for alleged violations of various federal criminal laws, including violations of firearms and narcotics statutes. As experience is built, the SAUSA may be given the opportunity to work on more complex cases, such as computer hacking and organized crime cases. The SAUSA's duties entail handling cases from the initiation of federal investigation or charges, through disposition and sentencing. The SAUSA will gain experience participating in various in-court proceedings such as guilty pleas, motions hearings, and jury trial. The SAUSA will also prosecute misdemeanor cases arising out of the federal enclaves located in Santa Clara and Monterey Counties.

    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


    Promotion Potential


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    0905 Attorney

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