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Assistant Attorney (civil Division)

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Jan 13, 2022

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Apr 28, 2022

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Sep 16, 2021

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Min 3 yrs required


Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Assistant Attorney (Civil Division)
The candidate's responsibilities include working with law enforcement partners, gathering evidence, taking testimony, writing briefs, participating in negotiations, representing the United States in court including at trial, as well as researching legal issues, drafting legal pleadings and memoranda, drafting and responding to discovery requests, reviewing and organizing documents, and taking and defending depositions. Must have a strong ability to analyse complex legal and factual issues, write clearly and persuasively, possess a strong work ethic, exhibit good organizational skills, exercise fair and sound judgment, pay careful attention to facts and details, work well both independently and on a team, be ready and willing to volunteer to help other attorneys, be able to negotiate effectively with opposing counsel, handle matters in court persuasively on behalf of the United States of America, and be devoted to justice, excellence, and representing the public. Required Qualifications: must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction) and have at least one (1) year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience. Preferred Qualifications: Ideal qualifications include at least 3+ years of post-J.D. experience litigating cases in federal or state courts, with substantial responsibility for all aspects of discovery, trial and appeals. All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see

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Jennifer Arbittier Willia
Acting United States Attorney
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District
833 Chestnut Street
Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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