Assistant U.S. Attorney – Civil

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If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You can be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty, and the property of citizens.

The office is currently soliciting applications for two (2) Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) positions within the Civil Division of the Northern District of Indiana. Assistant United States Attorneys in the Civil Division are federal prosecutors who work with other state and federal agencies representing the United States with respect to civil matters in both affirmative and defensive litigation.

The successful candidate(s) will be responsible for legal research and writing, directing investigations, case development, case presentation, case resolution and a variety of program responsibilities. The office currently is looking to fill attorney positions in the following practice areas:

General Civil Litigation – The attorney selected will be responsible for a wide variety of civil matters including but not limited to: defensive litigation such as personal injury and other general torts, civil rights, constitutional torts, prisoner petitions, program litigation, immigration, employment discrimination, medical malpractice, environmental protection, asset forfeiture, financial litigation, social security, bankruptcy, and other matters.

Affirmative Civil Enforcement (ACE) – The attorney selected for this position will be primarily responsible for affirmative civil enforcement such as affirmative civil rights, environmental enforcement, Controlled Substance Act enforcement, agency enforcement actions, subpoena enforcement, and civil frauds, including health care fraud and government contract procurement fraud. As part of the Civil Division, the attorney may also be responsible for a wide variety of other civil matters including but not limited to: defensive litigation such as personal injury and other general torts, civil rights, constitutional torts, prisoner petitions, program litigation, immigration, employment discrimination, medical malpractice, environmental protection, asset forfeiture, financial litigation, Social Security, bankruptcy and other matters.

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

To apply for this job please visit www.usajobs.gov.