The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut prosecutes federal criminal offenses, litigates affirmative civil fraud and enforcement actions, and defends the U.S. Government's interest in civil cases. The District of Connecticut has three offices: New Haven, Bridgeport, and Hartford, and has approximately 68 Assistant United States Attorneys representing the interests of the United States in the District of Connecticut. More information about the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut is available on our website at www.justice.gov/usao-ct
As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.
The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut is seeking applications for an Assistant United States Attorney to serve in the Criminal Division.
THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION NOT TO EXCEED ONE YEAR, WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION OR CONVERSION.
The Criminal Division in the District of Connecticut consists of four units. The National Security and Cybercrime Unit is responsible for prosecuting matters involving international and domestic terrorism, customs enforcement and identity theft, and the rapidly expanding problem of sophisticated cybercrimes. The Major Crimes Unit is responsible for prosecuting matters including immigration, human trafficking and child exploitation, civil rights and hate crimes, government program fraud, and environmental crimes. The Violent Crimes and Narcotics Unit includes the District’s Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF), Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) prosecutions, and violent crime, gangs, and narcotics investigations. Finally, the Financial Fraud and Public Corruption Unit includes securities and investor fraud, public corruption, bank fraud and embezzlement, mortgage fraud, tax fraud, health care fraud, bankruptcy fraud and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.
Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least 1-year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.
Preferred qualifications: Applicants should have excellent writing and oral communication skills, strong character, dedication, work ethic, and the ability to work well with others and independently.
United States citizenship is required.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
To receive consideration for this vacancy, submit a cover letter and resume, including a detailed description of employment history (month/year), by February 10, 2023. Please submit applications by email (preferred) to email@example.com or by mail to:
Richard Molot, Assistant United States Attorney,
157 Church Street, 25th Floor
New Haven, Connecticut 06510
No telephone calls please.
Applicants should familiarize themselves and comply with the relevant rules of professional conduct regarding any possible conflicts of interest in connection with their applications. In particular, please notify this Office if you currently represent clients or adjudicate matters in which this Office is involved and/or you have a family member who is representing clients or adjudicating matters in which this Office is involved so that we can evaluate any potential conflict of interest or disqualification issue that may need to be addressed under those circumstances.