The United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas is among the busiest and largest in the nation, spanning 43 counties and 44,000 square miles and representing 8.3 million people. The office prosecutes federal crimes and represents the interests of the United States in civil cases. Visit: https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdtx
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For more information on the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas, visit: https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdtx
The U.S. Attorney's Office is currently seeking attorneys to fill Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) positions in the Criminal Division in the following branch offices: Corpus Christi, Texas; Laredo, Texas; McAllen, Texas; and Brownsville, Texas. Our Criminal Division AUSAs are responsible for prosecuting a variety of violations of federal laws, such as immigration, drugs, firearms, public corruption, and white collar crime. These positions will focus on prosecuting criminal offenses along the southwest border.
These vacancies are located in the following locations:
Corpus Christi, Texas
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.
Strong academic credentials, superior legal research and writing skills, quick analytical ability to accurately and precisely articulate critical case-related issues, high-volume courtroom experience, outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, the ability to work in a supportive and professional team environment with client agencies, support staff and other attorneys, and a demonstrated commitment to professionalism, ethics, civility, and public service. Courtroom experience, including first-chair jury trials, is preferred. Successful candidates will also be computer proficient, capable of doing their own legal research and writing, and self-sufficient in preparing day-to-day correspondence and pleadings. Relevant favorable experience includes investigating and prosecuting or defending criminal offenses. Expertise in grand jury practice is also desirable, as is experience with investigatory and prosecution techniques.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 09/21/2018 to receive consideration.
1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/505766200
2. Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. (It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.)
NOTE: This is an open and continuous announcement to fill current and future vacancies through the closing date listed. This announcement may close on the listed closing date or when all positions are filled, whichever comes first. Applications received by August 3, 2018 will receive first round consideration.