Assistant US Attorney (Appellate) Job in Peoria, Illinois – Department of Justice



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Assistant US Attorney (Appellate) – Peoria, Illinois
Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys, Department of Justice
Job ID: 314716
Start Date: 08/26/2020
End Date: 09/09/2020

Qualification Summary
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least 3 years post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience. United States citizenship is required. Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years post-J.D. experience, which includes significant legal writing and oral advocacy experience that demonstrates strong writing skills, legal practice in federal court (or a federal court clerkship), and/or practice in criminal matters or civil matters. Demonstrated ability and willingness to be self-reliant and motivated in order to: review and distill voluminous records involving complex fact patterns; understand and articulate complex legal doctrines; routinely prepare high-quality and persuasive briefs on strict time deadlines; make persuasive oral arguments; and to assist other attorneys in all divisions. Possess advanced computer literacy skills, including experience with automated legal research, electronic court filing, and electronic email and word processing systems. You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.

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