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U.S. Attorney’s Office Seeks Assistant U.S. Attorney

The U.S. Attorney's Office Central District of Illinois is accepting applications for an assistant United States attorney opening in its Criminal Division. 

Applicants must be United States citizens or nationals; submit to a background investigation, credit and tax checks, and drug test; be registered for selective service, if applicable; and have a J.D. degree and active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction).

Preferred qualifications include at least one year post J.D. legal or other relevant experience, strong advocacy skills, academic credentials, superior legal research and writing skills, quick analytical ability to accurately and precisely articulate critical case-related issues, good interpersonal skills, the ability to work in a supportive and professional team environment with client agencies, support staff, and other attorneys, and sound legal and ethical judgment.

The salary range for the position is $64,009 to $167,423 which includes 15.95% locality pay. The application deadline is November 25, 2020.

For additional details, view the job posting on the U.S. Department of Justice website.

Posted on November 19, 2020 by Rhys Saunders

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