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    The United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Wisconsin is looking for a highly-qualified and experienced prosecutor to fill a full-time position as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) in its Criminal Division.


    This position is located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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    The AUSA hired for this position will prosecute a broad array of federal crimes. While AUSAs typically develop an area of expertise and practice with an emphasis in that area, new AUSAs are expected to prosecute all federal crimes including offenses involving drugs, firearms, child exploitation, computer crimes, human trafficking, and white collar crimes (e.g., tax crimes and bank and investment fraud). AUSAs write their own District and Appellate Court briefs and strong writing skills are required.

    All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14 month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation. Temporary appointments may be extended or made permanent without further competition.

    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your 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


    Promotion Potential


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    0905 Attorney

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