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    Employment with the U.S. Attorney's Office is a unique and challenging experience for the highly motivated attorney: an opportunity to litigate a broad range of cases involving significant, complex issues on behalf of the United States in federal court being litigated today. Working in the Criminal Division, you will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal laws that protect life, liberty and property.

    This position is located in Oakland, CA.

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    An appointment with the U.S. Attorney's Office offers unique and challenging experiences for the highly motivated attorney. Working in the Criminal Division, Oakland Branch, the Special Assistant United States Attorney (SAUSA) will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal laws. The SAUSA will be primarily responsible for prosecuting offenders for alleged violations of federal firearms laws pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 922, and supervised release conditions pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3583. Duties will include handling cases from the initiation of the federal prosecution through trial or guilty plea and sentencing. Duties will also include prosecuting defendants who have violated the conditions of federal supervised release following a conviction for a federal offense, from initial appearance through final disposition. When possible, the SAUSA may participate in training related to investigating and prosecuting federal crimes.

    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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