Job Details

Criminal Law Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in San Diego, CA

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Company name

U.S Department Of Justice, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


San Diego, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 15,2018

Posted on

Mar 14,2018

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Special Assistant United States Attorney, AD 30 Duties: Join the Criminal Division. The one-year term may be extended in some circumstances. Assigned to the Major Crimes Section, which manages a large volume of reactive cases in U.S. Magistrate and/or U.S. District Court. The casework includes a significant number of drug smuggling and immigration cases, along with a variety of other federal offenses such as alien smuggling, violent crimes, document fraud, and bank robbery. The Intake Unit, within the Major Crimes Section, is responsible for handling new complaints, initial appearances, detention hearings, removal hearings, and magistrate calendars for all reactive cases in U.S. Magistrate Court. Write Ninth Circuit appeals and work with others on investigations and trials also exist.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : Must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the Bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have 1 year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience. United States citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Must demonstrate a quick analytical ability and the aptitude 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. Must possess excellent communication and courtroom skills and exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff, and client agencies. Must also demonstrate excellent computer literacy skills, to include experience with automated research on the Internet, electronic court filing, and electronic e-mail and word processing systems.
Deadline : 04/11/2018.

Note : This is a temporary position for One year.

Additional info

Announcement number 18-SDCA-10160424. Send resume; A recent copy of an SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action); Legal Writing Sample. Please attach this document as an "Other" document.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S Department Of Justice, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys
Federal Office Building
880 Front Street , Room 6293
San Diego, CA 92101-8893
Phone: 619-546-8973
Fax: 619-557-5551