The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota prosecutes federal criminal offenses, litigates affirmative civil fraud and enforcement actions, and defends the U.S. Government's interest in civil cases. The District of Minnesota has two offices: Minneapolis and St. Paul, and has approximately 60 Assistant United States Attorneys representing the interests of the United States in the District of Minnesota. More information about the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Minnesota is available on our website at www.justice.gov/usao-mn.
The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota is seeking highly qualified candidates to work in the Criminal Division of our office in Minneapolis or St. Paul.
AUSAs in the criminal division prosecute federal criminal cases in the District. AUSAs in the criminal division advise federal law enforcement agents on criminal investigations, present criminal cases to the grand jury, try criminal cases before the United States District Court and represent the United States in criminal appeals before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Candidates should be capable of handling a variety of significant and complex criminal prosecutions. AUSAs in the criminal division are active at both the trial and appellate levels, negotiating for settlement, engaging in motions practice, trying cases, and writing and arguing appeals.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an ABA-accredited law school, be an active member in good standing of the bar of any jurisdiction, and have at least three (3) years of post-J.D. experience and substantial first-chair trial experience either as a prosecutor (federal or state) or in affirmative civil litigation. Applicants must demonstrate a quick analytical ability and the facility to accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues in a case.
Preferred Qualifications: Applicants must demonstrate superior oral and writing skills as well as strong research and interpersonal skills and good judgment. Applicants must possess excellent communication and courtroom skills and exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff and client agencies. Submission of a writing sample with a resume is required. Applicants must have a demonstrated capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding office and courtroom environment. Appointment is subject to FBI background investigation, including credit, arrest, reference and drug use inquiries.
U.S. citizenship is required.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing of this announcement.
Those who applied under posting 15-MN-1437162-AUSA will be considered for this posting and should not reapply.
Applications must be submitted online through the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408961000
You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
-Required - Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire (online or 1203-FX).
-Required - Your cover letter and resume showing relevant experience and dates of employment (include day/month/year).
-Required, if applicable - Veterans' Preference documentation (see Benefits and Other Information section for details).
The point of contact for this vacancy announcement is Noelle Corbo who can be reached at 612-664-5650 or firstname.lastname@example.org
We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process have been completed. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation, to include a credit and tax checks, and a drug test by urinalysis.