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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

    An appointment as an AUSA with the U.S. Attorney's Office offers unique and challenging experiences for highly motivated attorneys: an opportunity to work on their own caseload and handle their own trials. Working in the Criminal Division of the Norfolk Office, the AUSA will be part of a dedicated team helping to prosecute federal criminal cases and prepare criminal appeals. This position will focus primarily on white-collar matters, but may also involve prosecuting child exploitation, drug, and firearm cases.

    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

    No

    Promotion Potential

    29

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    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/604494400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.