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    The District of South Carolina is seeking applications from experienced attorneys for a permanent Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) position. This position is in our Criminal Division and is located in our Charleston Office.

    For more information about the District of South Carolina, visit https://www.justice.gov/usao-sc

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    Assistant United States Attorneys in the Criminal Division are responsible for the enforcement, investigation, and prosecution of drug crimes; violent crimes; firearms offenses; child exploitation crimes; white-collar crimes, including wire and mail fraud, healthcare fraud, and mortgage fraud; and immigration offenses. The qualified applicant would be expected to (a) assist federal and state law agents in structuring and implementing criminal investigative plans and strategies; (b) participate in grand jury proceedings, including the presentation of witnesses before the grand jury; (c) litigate cases of moderate to high complexity from start to finish with limited supervision; and (4) draft appellate briefs for their cases to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Preferred candidates must have litigated a significant number of federal jury trials in United States District Courts and/or felony jury level state courts.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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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/611825900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.