The United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Tennessee, is located in Nashville, Tennessee. The United States Attorneys Office prosecutes federal criminal offenses, litigates affirmative civil fraud and enforcement actions, and defends the U.S. Governments interest in civil cases. The office seeks to maintain the highest standards of excellence in the enforcement of federal laws and the representation of the United States. More information about the United States Attorneys Office for the Middle District of Tennessee is available at http://www.justice.gov/usao/districts/tnm.html.
The office is soliciting applications for an experienced attorney to fill a criminal Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) position. The successful applicant will be responsible for the investigation and prosecution of complex cases typically requiring significant federal prosecution experience. In this position, you will be provided an opportunity to work on some of the most significant, complex and visible cases being litigated today. As part of a dedicated team, you will be responsible for prosecuting criminal cases involving either fraud and white collar crime, or narcotics, firearms, and violent crime, among other program areas.
The United States Attorney's Office seeks highly qualified applicants with demonstrated strong advocacy and trial skills and excellent academic and professional credentials to serve as a federal prosecutor. Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member in good standing of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least three years of post-J.D. experience as an attorney. Appointment is subject to FBI background investigation, including credit, arrest, reference and drug inquiries.
Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to function as a criminal litigator, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environment. Applicants also must demonstrate: (1) the ability to quickly, accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues in a case; (2) superior oral and writing skills; (3) strong research and interpersonal skills; (4) good judgment; (5) excellent communication and courtroom skills; and (6) the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff and client agencies.
Ideal qualifications include substantial experience litigating in federal courts, with trial experience and a demonstrated ability to conduct complex fraud, health care fraud and other white-collar crime investigations and prosecutions.
Interested applicants should send a resume to:
Administrative Services Specialist (HR)
110 9th Avenue South, Suite A-961
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
•Required - Your resume showing relevant experience and dates of employment (include day/month/year). (cover letter optional).
•Required, if applicable - A recent copy of an SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action), showing title, series, grade, and current salary; and a copy of your most recent performance appraisal.
•Required, if applicable - Veterans' Preference documentation (see Benefits and Other Information section for details).
No telephone calls please. Please do not fax or email your applications. This position is opened until filled but no later than July 31, 2015. All applications are due by Close of Business (5pm) on the deadline date.