The mission of the Criminal Division's Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) is to develop and administer technical and developmental assistance designed to enhance the capabilities of foreign justice sector institutions and their law enforcement personnel. This assistance is administered in order to enable those institutions and their personnel to more effectively combat terrorism, organized crime, corruption, financial crimes and other types of crime, such as the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their means of delivery, as well as other forms of conventional proliferation in a manner consistent with the rule of law. The assistance is also administered to enable those institutions and their personnel to more effectively cooperate regionally and with theUnited States in combating such crime. http://www.usdoj.gov/criminal/opdat/.
Intermittent Legal Advisor in Pakistan
The Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT), Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, seeks an experienced Assistant United States Attorney, Department of Justice Trial Attorney, or qualified state prosecutor to serve as an Intermittent Legal Advisor (ILA) at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan. This assignment is for a term of 6-7 months, with the possibility of extension, contingent on additional funding. This is a reimbursable detail. Conditions of the detail will be handled on a case by case basis and will require an agreement between the gaining and losing components.
Location: This position will be located in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Deadline Date: Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.
Internet Sites: For information about the Criminal Division, see: www.usdoj.gov/criminal/index.html
For other attorney vacancy announcements, see: www.justice.gov/careers/legal/attvacancies.html
Required Qualifications: Interested applicants must be an experienced Assistant United States Attorney or Department of Justice Trial Attorney. Applicants must also possess a J.D. degree, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of any State, territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and have at least four years of post J.D. experience. Applicants must be an active member of the bar in good standing (any jurisdiction).
Preferred Qualifications: It is preferred that the candidate possess at least seven years of post J.D. legal experience. The applicant must have excellent interpersonal skills, be a self-starter, and have extensive prosecutorial experience. Experience in bar activities, teaching, designing course curricula, and/or work with international development projects is strongly desired, but not required.
The ILA will receive appropriatePost salary differentials and allowances.
Please note: If the position is filled by detail there is no change to base pay.
Interested applicants must submit a detailed resume (highlighting relevant experience), cover letter and a current performance appraisal, if applicable to: Laurel Glenn, Administrative Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emailed submissions are preferred but applications may also be submitted to:
Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development
Assistance and Training (OPDAT)
U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division
1331 F Street, NW, Fourth Floor
Washington, D.C. 20004