Job Opportunity – Assistant United States Attorney

Department of Justice, Office of U.S. Attorney
405 Congress St
Tucson, AZ 85701
Application Deadline:
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

About the Office:
The United States Attorney’s Office (USAO), District of Arizona, is seeking applications from attorneys for an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) position in one of the largest USAOs in the nation. The USAO handles cases on behalf of the federal government in the Criminal Divisions. The Criminal Division prosecutes a wide range of federal cases involving organized crime, terrorism, complex securities and fraud cases, immigration offenses, alien smuggling, narcotics, health care fraud, public corruption and violent crimes originating on public lands in in Arizona’s federally recognized Indian tribes. The work of the AUSAs in this district mirrors the varied activities of the federal government and offers perhaps the most challenging and diverse case load of any law office, public or private, in the country.

Job Description: 

AUSA will be dedicated to Criminal Civil rights work, including human trafficking, hate crimes, and color of law prosecutions. AUSA will perform civil rights related community outreach and law enforcement training. AUSA will immediately undertake the review and prosecution of cases, many high profile, in any of several units within the district.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as training and experience progresses.

The applicant must be able to work well with client agencies, possess superior oral and written communication skills, have strong character and interpersonal skills; have demonstrated the capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environment.

Required Qualifications:
Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least 3 year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.

United States citizenship is required.

You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.

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