About the Office:
The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma is seeking an experienced attorney to serve along side our modest group of 16 Assitant United States Attorneys lead by our United States Attorney, Brian J. Kuester. The United States Attorney's Office is the chief law enforcement office in the District, and is accountable to the citizens of the Eastern District of Oklahoma for pursuing justice, ensuring public safety, enforcing the law, protecting the interests of the United States, and exercising stewardship of the government's resources. The District is the second smalled district within the USAO community and is comprised of 26 counties ranging from southeast of Tulsa, Oklahoma to the Texas border, from the Arkansas border in the east to Carter County on the west.
Our office places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications from all qualified men and women from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBT individuals, and persons with disabilities.
The Eastern District of Oklahoma, is accepting applications for an Assistant United States Attorney opening in our Criminal Division. Assistant United States Attorneys are responsible for legal research and writing, directing investigations, case development, and case presentation and resolution in criminal cases. Criminal cases cover a wide range of areas including drug and violent crime, gang prosecutions, firearms, death penalty, computer crime, terrorism, public corruption, financial institution fraud, environmental crime, health care fraud, identity theft, asset forfeiture, bankruptcy fraud, pornography, interstate child exploitation and general crimes.
All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14 month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation. This position may be extended and/or made permanent without further completion.
United States citizenship is required.
Required qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least three years post-J.D. experience trial attorney experience.
Preferred qualifications: Applicants should have superior research, writing and oral advocacy abilities, strong academic credentials and good judgment.