The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Washington has a competent, friendly, talented staff and an outstanding relationship with it's client-agencies. The main office is located in Spokane, a branch office is located in Yakima, and an unstaffed office is located in Richland. The office employs over 55 personnel, including approximately fifteen criminal Assistant United States Attorney's and approximately seven criminal support staff in the Spokane office.
The United States Attorney's Office in Spokane currently has an Assistant United States Attorney position available in the Criminal Division, with significant Civil Division responsibilities as well. The successful applicant selected for this position will be a member of a dedicated team assisting in the enforcement of federal criminal and civil laws. The primary assignments for this Attorney will be the investigation and prosecution of a wide varienty of criminal and civil white collar and economic matters, to include for example fraudulent schemes and artifices, health care fraud, affirmative civil enforcement actions, False Claims Act matters, wire fraud and bank fraud.
This is a full-time permanent position.
The office in Spokane is located in Eastern Washington. The Eastern District of Washington is comprised of 20 counties and is bordered by Canada to the north, Oregon to the south, Idaho to the east and the summit of the Cascade Mountains to the west. This area is rich in rolling farm land, forested mountains and arid desert. Because this area celebrates four distinct season; recreational opportunities are numerous and include bycycling, hiking, snow skiing, water sports, fishing and hunting. More information on Spokane and it's educational opportunities, medical facilities, arts, sports, etc., can be viewed on the internet at www.visitspokane.com.
Required qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction) and have at least 4 years post-J.D. experience. United States citizenship is required.
Preferred qualifications: Applicants must possess excellent research and writing skills superior oral communication skills and demonstrated capacity to function with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environmenht. Ideal applicants will possess significant trial or other relevant experience involving white collar fraud and/or economic crimes. Applicants must exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with attorney team leaders, attorneys, staff and client agencies.
No later than December 7, 2016, interested applicants must email (a.) a signed cover letter referencing Vacancy Announcement: 17-WAE-2017-3 and specifically address applicant's qualifications as the ideal applicant; (b.) a detailed resume; (c.) a writing sample written solely by applicant (at least 7 pages in length containing substantive legal analysis); and (d.) a current performance evaluation/rating, if any, all in pdf format to:
United States Attorneys Office
Att'n: Lauri Garcia, HR Specialist
920 West Riverside Avenue, Suite 340
Spokane, Washington 99201-1494
No telephone calls please.