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Trial Attorney – New York, New York
Justice, U.S. Trustee Program, Department of Justice
Job ID: 599577Start Date: 06/15/2022End Date: 07/11/2022
Required Qualifications: Applicants must demonstrate excellent academic and professional credentials; superior oral and written communication skills; outstanding legal research, analytical, and legal reasoning skills; outstanding judgment; and, the ability to function with minimal guidance in a demanding legal environment. Further, an applicant must have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school; be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction) in good standing; and, have at least four years post-J.D. professional legal or other relevant experience advocating on behalf of clients, interpreting, or applying provisions of the United States Bankruptcy Code, the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, and related laws, rules, and regulations that arise in bankruptcy cases. Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the required qualifications listed above, the ideal candidate will have: A demonstrated record of analyzing complex legal problems, interpreting statutory, rule, and regulatory provisions developing litigation strategies, and superior trial practice skills; A demonstrated record of litigating complex matters including experience taking depositions, examining witnesses under oath, and propounding formal written discovery; Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to address a broad array of issues arising in a large volume of cases; The ability to accurately and precisely articulate the critical issues in a wide variety of cases and projects; The ability to set, manage, and balance diverse, evolving, and challenging projects and priorities; Demonstrated initiative and creativity; Strong interpersonal communication skills; Strong information technology skills, including using data bases and IT systems to manage and track work; Experience working with or for federal agencies; and, A commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards. If selected for this position, you will be required to provide official proof of J.D. Degree and Bar Membership (including certification of good standing) before a firm job offer is extended.
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