Job opening: Assistant United States Attorney
Salary: $74 137 - 183 400 per year
Published at: Sep 22 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
The United States Attorney's Office for the District of Oregon is responsible for representing the United States in virtually all litigation involving the United States in the District of Oregon. \
To learn more, visit: www.justice.gov/usao-or.
This position is located in Portland, OR
This position is located in the Civil Division and will focus on civil rights outreach and enforcement.
The District of Oregon's civil rights enforcement efforts have resulted in many positive outcomes in both criminal and civil matters. The district's Civil Division has obtained several successful outcomes in recent years involving a longstanding case regarding police reform, and other cases involving the Fair Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.
The incumbent will primarily focus on new civil rights cases, and civil rights outreach and enforcement to enhance the office's ability to engage in greater community outreach.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
Security Requirements: Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory preemployment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. In addition, continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
Residency Requirements: Assistant United States Attorneys generally must reside in the district to which he or she is appointed or within 25 miles thereof. See 28 U.S.C. 545 for district-specific information.
Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.
- You must be a United States Citizen or National.
- Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satisfactory preemployment adjudication. This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing. Continued employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.
- You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.
- J.D. degree and active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction) required.
- Must reside in the district to which appointed or within 25 miles thereof. See 28 U.S.C. 545 for district specific information.
Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least 1* year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.
United States citizenship is required.
AUSAs should be capable of managing numerous ongoing matters; juggling court appearances, depositions and deadlines for discovery and pleadings in a collegial, supportive environment. Applicants should have experience appearing in court, arbitrations, and/or depositions. Applicant should possess superior research and writing abilities, with the ability to prepare high-quality, persuasive pleadings.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree
- Address District of Oregon
1000 SW Third Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
- Name: Sarah Fischer
- Phone: 5037271077
- Email: [email protected]