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, District of North Dakota, is seeking an attorney with a strong background in criminal prosecution for its Criminal Division with duty at either, its Main Office, located in Fargo, ND or the Branch Office, located in Bismarck ND. The Assistant U. S. Attorney (AUSA) selected for this position will primarily prosecute immigration crimes, including illegal reentry, marriage fraud, harboring, alien smuggling, and worksite enforcement cases. The primary duties for this position involve spending substantial time developing, researching, and preparing cases involving primarily immigration crimes from case submission to and through the appellate process. In addition to immigration, this AUSA may also be responsible for handling other general criminal matters.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
Required qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of a State, territory, or District of Columbia, and have at least one year of post-J.D. experience, with preferred applicants having 3 or more years. Applicants must be active members in good standing of the bar (any jurisdiction).
The ideal candidate will have experience handling a variety of complex criminal matters, strong academics, outstanding organizational skills, superior legal writing and research ability, and a demonstrated commitment to professionalism, ethics, civility and public service are beneficial. There is a strong preference for the applicant to possess significant jury trial experience.
Applicants must demonstrate a quick analytical ability and the ability to accurately and precisely, articulate the critical issues in a case. Applicants must demonstrate superior oral and writing skills as well as strong research and interpersonal skills, and good judgment. Applicants must have a demonstrated capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environment while balancing a high caseload. Excellent computer literacy skills are also necessary.
Applications may be submitted via email (preferred method) to the following address: USAND.HR@usdoj.gov Reference vacancy announcement number 18USAND-AUSA-02-SRE in the subject line, 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/legal-careers
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.