The United States Attorney's Office represents the United States in civil, criminal and appellate litigation in the District of North Dakota. The main office is in Fargo, with a staffed branch office in Bismarck.
The United States Attorney's Office for the District of North Dakota is seeking an experienced attorney with a strong background in civil litigation for the position of Assistant United States Attorney, with a focus on Affirmative Civil Enforcement. This position will be in the Office’s Civil Division with duty in either Fargo, North Dakota, or Bismarck, North Dakota. The attorney in this position will be responsible for the investigation and litigation of a variety of complex civil cases, including health care fraud and federal program fraud. Other affirmative litigation matters may include natural resource and land use cases and civil violations of the Controlled Substances Act. Other areas of practice may also include complex defensive litigation matters, including personal injury and medical malpractice, constitutional torts, actions seeking review of federal agency decisions, employment discrimination, and land use, as well as bankruptcy and foreclosure matters. Attorneys in the Civil Division perform tasks related to all stages of litigation, and the successful candidate should have substantial experience in drafting pleadings, conducting interviews and taking depositions, motion practice, negotiating settlement, and preparing civil cases for trial. Employment with the United States Attorney's Office offers a unique and challenging experience for the highly motivated and talented attorney who is devoted to excellence and committed to serving justice.
Applicants must have a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least three to five years of post-J.D. legal experience. United States citizenship is required.
The ideal candidate will have significant complex civil litigation experience, superior academic records, strong analytical abilities and judgment, excellent oral and writing skills, and demonstrated interest in public service. Successful candidates should be able to work in a highly professional manner with other attorneys, professional support staff, client agency representatives, law enforcement officers and investigators, opposing counsel, and court staff.
Applications may be submitted via email (preferred method) to the following address: USAND.HR@USDOJ.GOV Reference the vacancy announcement number "18USAND-AUSA-03-SRE" in subject line of email, along with your Last Name in parenthesis.
Applications submitted via email must be in "pdf" format.
Applications may be mailed to:
U.S. Attorneys Office
Attn: Stu Eidenschink, Administrative Officer
655 First Ave N, Suite 250
Fargo, ND 58102
You must include current resume, bar membership information and three professional references in your application package to be considered.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
No phone calls, please.
This and other attorney vacancy announcements can be found at: https://www.justice.gov/legalcareers
The home page for the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of North Dakota may be accessed at: http://www.justice.gov/usao/nd/
Note: Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.