The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Alabama has jurisdiction and responsibility in a broad range of areas, all of which involve representing the legal interest of the federal government, primarily in United States District Court. The Middle District of Alabama consists of 23 counties in central and southeastern Alabama and employs approximately 52 employees, including 23 Assistant United States Attorneys. The United States Attorney, George L. Beck, Jr., is currently seeking to hire an outstanding candidate for an Assistant United States Attorney position in the Criminal Division. More information about our office may be found at our website: http://www.justice.gov/usao/alm or http://www.usdoj.gov/oarm/attvacancies.html.
The District is seeking applications from highly qualified attorneys for one AUSA vacancy who will be responsible for investigating and prosecuting a variery of white collar crimes, including but not limited to; public corruption, fraud, tax, and other white collar matters.
All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a time-limited 14 month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation. Temporary appointments may be extended or made permanent without further competition.
As needed, additional positions may be filled from this announcement.
Security requirements: Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory pre-employment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
Required Qualifications: Applicant must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member in good standing of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least five (5) years of post J.D. litigation experience as a lawyer.
Preferred qualifications: Applicant should demonstrate quick analytical ability and the facility to accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues in a case. Applicant should demonstrate superior oral and writing skills, strong research and interpersonal skills, and good judgment. Applicant should possess excellent communications, strong advocacy skills, courtroom skills and presence, and exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff and client agencies. Applicant should have excellent judgment and the ability to handle high-charged issues. Applicant should possess excellent computer skills which should include experience with automated research and various word-processing systems. This applicant will be expected to do the majority of his/her own legal research and writing and should be substantially self-sufficient in preparing day-to-day correspondence and pleadings. United States citizenship is required
To be considered for a position, applications must include a detailed resume, one writing sample of not more than 15 pages, a cover letter (list the vacancy announcement number 16-MDAL-AUSA-10 in the cover letter) and a list of significant cases which you tried to verdict, either jury or non-jury, as a lead counsel or second chair.
George L. Beck, Jr., United States Attorney Middle District of Alabama, 131 clayton Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Attention: Retta Goss, Administrative Officer
Email applications materials listed above should be submitted via-email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Submit all attachments as .pdf documents.
Do not submit your resume by both email and regular mail, FedEx, UPS, etc. - Applications must be received in the U. S. Attorney’s Office, MDAL by COB (5:00pm CST) on September 16, 2016. No telephone calls please. No applications or resumes will be accepted by fax.