The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Kansas includes three offices, which are located in Wichita, Topeka, and Kansas City, Kansas. This position is located in the Topeka, Kansas office.
Our mission is to protect the citizens of the district of Kansas from terrorism, crime, and unlawful discrimination, to enforce federal laws and advance the interests of the United States government, to provide Federal leadership and serve as a catalyst for improving law enforcement through training and public education, and to perform our duties with integrity, professionalism and respect for the citizens we serve.
For more information on the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Kansas, visit. http://www.justice.gov/usao/district/ks.
Assistant United States Attorneys in the Civil Division have the opportunity to perform an important public service by representing the interests of the United States of America in civil actions brought by or against the United States in both federal and state courts of law. This position's primary responsibility will be financial litigation, particularly collection of criminal restitution and civil debts owed to the United States. Responsibilities will also include handling a higher volume of litigation in a wide-range of additional practice areas including, but not limited to, actions on promissory notes, foreclosure cases, bankruptcy cases, social security disability and other miscellaneous litigation. This position may also include responsibility for one or more defensive litigation cases in the area of medical malpractice, employment discrimination, Administrative Procedures Act, prisoner, personal injury tort and other general defensive litigation.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
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.
Must have demonstrated computer literacy skills, to include experience with automated research on the Internet, electronic mail and word processing systems.
United States citizenship is required.
Applicants should possess superior oral and written communications skills and should demonstrate incisive analytical ability, excellent judgment, and strong litigation skills. Applicants should be capable of managing complex, document intensive cases. Applicants should possess an interest in and aptitude for technology and document automation.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
Applications may be submitted online through the following link https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530847200
If you have questions, please contact Amy Ayala Hall, Human Resources Officer, at 316-269-6548 or firstname.lastname@example.org.