U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
The Office of the U.S. Trustee, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking an experienced attorney for Region 7 of the western district of Texas. The attorney will review cases for bankruptcy fraud and abuse (both civil and criminal), issues of public trust and the integrity of the bankruptcy system; assist with the administration of cases filed under Chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code; draft pleadings and briefs and litigate matters in the Bankruptcy Courts, the U.S. District Courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals. Some travel is required as part of regular duties.
Applicants must possess a J.D. degree and be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least three years of experience in the practice of law in one or more of the following areas: litigation, bankruptcy, appellate, business and/or financial. Outstanding academic credentials are essential. Applicants must submit an OF-612 (Optional Application for Federal Employment) or a resume, law school transcript and cover letter highlighting skills and qualifications to:
U.S. Department of Justice
Current salary and years of experience will determine the appropriate salary level. The possible salary range is GS-12 ($54,275 - $70,555) to GS-15 ($89,715 - $116,633). This position is open until filled, but not later than July 1, 2002.
The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal
Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Except where otherwise
provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race,
religion, national origin, politics, marital status, disability, age,
sex, sexual orientation, membership or nonmembership in an employee
organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism. The Department
of Justice welcomes and enourages applications from persons with physical
and mental disabilities. The Department is firmly committed to satisfying
its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to
ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired
and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department of Justice.
This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities
where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part
of the application and hiring process, please notify
It is the policy of the Department to achieve a drug-free workplace and persons selected for employment will be required to pass a drug test which screens for illegal drug use prior to final appointment. Employment is also contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory adjudication of a background investigation. Unless otherwise indicated in a particular job advertisement, non-U.S. citizens may apply for employment, but should be advised that appointments of non-U.S. citizens are extremely rare; such appointments would be possible only if necessary to accomplish the Department's mission and would be subject to strict security requirements. Dual citizens of the U. S. and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
This and other attorney vacancy announcements can be found on the Internet at: www.usdoj.gov/oarm/attvacancies.html