The mission of the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina is to pursue justice as we represent the United States of America in civil and criminal litigation in the most effective and efficient manner possible; to provide leadership in our interaction with all federal, state and local agencies and to serve as a liaison between them; and to foster public trust and confidence in law enforcement and the federal judicial system.
The Eastern District of North Carolina covers the 44 eastern most counties of North Carolina. The main office is in Raleigh, North Carolina, with a staffed branch office in Greenville and unstaffed offices in Wilmington, New Bern, Elizabeth City, and Fayetteville. This position will be located in the main office in Raleigh.
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 United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina is currently seeking qualified Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) candidates for the Civil Division. Candidates should be capable of handling a variety of significant and complex civil litigation.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
This is a temporary position not-to-exceed 14 months. This position may be extended or made permanent without further competition.
Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least 1 year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.
Hiring for AUSA positions within the USAO is highly competitive and three (3) years of post J.D. experience is preferred. The USAO seeks a diverse complement of lawyers with a wide range of exceptional skills and experience, unified by keen intelligence and sincere commitment to public service. Litigation experience, superior academic record, excellent writing skills, impeccable character, demonstrated interest in public service, courtroom presence, and the ability to work with and relate to a wide variety of people are all taken into account.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
Applications must be submitted online through the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545305100
The application deadline is September 25, 2019.
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.