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    Our mission 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 to administer and enforce the Nation's laws to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans. We strive to build a stronger office through recruitment efforts and maintain the high standards of the office by promoting professional development.

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    Responsibilities

    The candidate selected for this position will serve as an AUSA for the Eastern District of Virginia, but will initially work from the Northern or Eastern District of Oklahoma to provide emergency assistance with the prosecution of major crimes in Indian country as a result of the Supreme Court's recent decision in McGirt vs. Oklahoma. This detail is expected to last for at least 6 months, but may be extended up to 12 months.

    Upon the completion of the detail, the AUSA will return to the Eastern District of Virginia to work in the Richmond Office and prosecute violent crime matters. An appointment with the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Virginia offers unique and challenging experiences for the highly motivated attorney. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as training and experience progress.

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

    Security Requirements: Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory preemployment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

    Residency Requirements: Assistant United States Attorneys generally must reside in the district to which he or she is appointed or within 25 miles thereof. See 28 U.S.C. 545 for district-specific information.

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    29

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    0905 Attorney

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/578374600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.