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DOJ Law Jobs New Mobile App. Learn More.The United States Attorneys' offices and the Executive Office for United States Attorneys offer many rewarding and challenging career opportunities for attorneys. Visit the Legal Careers website to locate current job openings. Narrow your search by selecting a district under the "Hiring Organization" drop-down box.

United States Attorneys

The United States Attorneys are the chief federal law enforcement officers in their districts, responsible for federal criminal prosecutions and civil cases involving the United States Government. The Executive Office for United States Attorneys provides support and oversight for the 94 offices across the country.

More information can be found on the United States Attorneys' homepage.

Assistant United States Attorneys

Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) are responsible for representing the Federal Government in virtually all litigation involving the United States. 28 U.S.C. § 545, requires that all AUSAs reside in the district for which he or she is appointed or within 25 miles thereof. Most United States Attorneys’ Offices are divided into the following sections:

  • Criminal Division
  • Civil Division
  • Appellate Division
  • Financial Litigation Unit
Attorney General's Honors Program

Each year, several of the United States Attorneys’ offices hire entry-level attorneys through the Attorney General’s Honors Program. Visit the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management’s site for more information.

Updated August 7, 2015