The Middle District of Georgia encompasses 70 of Georgia’s 159 counties and covers 25,471 square miles with a population of approximately 2,450,000. The district is home to Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta, Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Ft. Benning in Columbus, and the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany and has courthouses in Macon, Athens, Albany, Columbus and Valdosta.
The Middle District of Georgia's internet site can be found at: http://www.justice.gov/usao-mdga.
As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.
The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Georgia is seeking applications from experienced attorneys who have a strong civil litigation background to fill one or more Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) vacancies in the Civil Division.
Additional vacancies may be filled using this announcement.
All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14-month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
This is a TERM position not-to-exceed July 2, 2023. This position may be extended or made permanent without further competition.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction, in good standing), and have at least one (1) year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Applicants should possess superior communication and courtroom skills, exhibit exceptional research and writing ability, and demonstrate strong interpersonal and professional skills. Applicants must also exhibit the ability to work with other attorneys, support staff and client agencies in a professional manner while being able to function in a highly demanding work environment.
United States citizenship is required.
All initial attorney appointments are conditioned upon a satisfactory preemployment 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.
This position is open until filled, however, applications received by January 23, 2023, will receive first consideration.
Application packages should contain a cover letter, resumé, list of references, and a writing sample that is substantially the applicant’s own work and demonstrates the applicant’s ability to explain and apply complicated legal issues (not to exceed 15 pages). If you are a current federal employee, please include a copy of your most recent SF-50, Personnel Action.
NOTE: Please include the vacancy announcement number listed at the top of this announcement (23-GAM-AUSA-001) on your resumé and all other correspondence.
Please send application complete packages via email to:
No telephone calls please.
Applicants should familiarize themselves and comply with the relevant rules of professional conduct regarding any possible conflicts of interest in connection with their applications. In particular, please notify this Office if you currently represent clients or adjudicate matters in which this Office is involved and/or you have a family member who is representing clients or adjudicating matters in which this Office is involved so that we can evaluate any potential conflict of interest or disqualification issue that may need to be addressed under those circumstances.