The United States Attorney's Office prosecutes all federal criminal cases and represents the interests of the United States in civil cases in Maryland. The United States Attorney has two offices - the Northern Division located in Baltimore and the Southern Division located in Greenbelt.
The Criminal Division prosecutes cases including violent crimes, narcotics conspiracies, white collar fraud, public corruption, child exploitation, civil rights violations, environmental crimes, and national security matters. The Civil Division defends the interests of the United States in civil litigation and pursues affirmative civil enforcement in a variety of fraud matters.
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 is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant United States Attorney, to serve as a criminal prosecutor in the Baltimore or Greenbelt office.
Applicants must demonstrate excellent academic and professional credentials, superior oral and written communication skills, good judgment, and the ability to function with minimal guidance in a demanding environment. An applicant is required to possess a J.D. degree, be an active member in good standing of at least one bar, and have at least 2 years of post-J.D. legal experience.
Any interested applicant should submit a cover letter, resume, a writing sample (at least 5 pages but less than 20 pages), and law school transcript via e-mail no later than December 1, 2023. Paper applications will not be accepted. Your cover letter should be addressed to Erek L. Barron, United States Attorney, and reference the announcement number and location of preference, either Baltimore or Greenbelt. No telephone calls please. We will contact you if we believe an interview is appropriate or if further information is required. This announcement will close on December 1, 2023; therefore, cover letter, resume, writing sample, and transcript must be e-mailed or received by the closing date. Application materials can forwarded to the following e-mail address: USAMD.CrimAUSAResumes@usdoj.gov
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.