The United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Tennessee, is located in Nashville, Tennessee. The United States Attorneys Office prosecutes federal criminal offenses, litigates affirmative civil fraud and enforcement actions, and defends the U.S. Governments interest in civil cases. The office seeks to maintain the highest standards of excellence in the enforcement of federal laws and the representation of the United States. More information about the United States Attorneys Office for the Middle District of Tennessee is available at http://www.justice.gov/usao/districts/tnm.html.
The Middle District of Tennessee is currently seeking applicants to fill an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) position in the Civil Division. The position will be filled on a term basis, with the term expected to expire September 30, 2016. Term offers are not for permanent employment, as terms will expire at the end of the specified period. This term position may be eligible for conversion to a permanent position without further competition, depending on the federal budget and staffing levels. The selected AUSAs will be assigned to the areas of Bankruptcy and Financial Litigation.
The successful applicant will litigate cases involving significant and complex issues on behalf of the United States in federal court. The AUSA will be a part of a dedicated team representing the United States in its enforcement of criminal restitution on behalf of victims, collection of monetary penalties, and collection of civil debts owed to the United States and its agencies. The AUSA will also handle civil bankruptcy matters and representing the interests of federal agencies, especially the Internal Revenue Service, in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
The United States Attorney's Office seeks highly qualified applicants with demonstrated strong advocacy and trial skills and excellent academic and professional credentials to serve as a federal prosecutor. Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member in good standing of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least three years of post-J.D. experience as an attorney. Appointment is subject to FBI background investigation, including credit, arrest, reference and drug inquiries.
Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to function as a civil litigator, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environment. Applicants also must demonstrate: (1) the ability to quickly, accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues in a case; (2) superior oral and writing skills; (3) strong research and interpersonal skills; (4) good judgment; (5) excellent communication and courtroom skills; and (6) the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff and client agencies.
Interested applicants should send a resume to:
Administrative Services Specialist (HR)
110 9th Avenue South, Suite A-961
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
•Required - Your resume showing relevant experience and dates of employment (include day/month/year). (cover letter optional).
•Required, if applicable - A recent copy of an SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action), showing title, series, grade, and current salary; and a copy of your most recent performance appraisal.
•Required, if applicable - Veterans' Preference documentation (see Benefits and Other Information section for details).
No telephone calls please. Please do not fax or email your applications. All applications are due by Close of Business (5pm) on the deadline date.