Our mission is to enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States, provide Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime, seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior, and administer and enforce the Nation's laws to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
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The United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida (MDFL), is seeking an experienced attorney interested in working in our Appellate Division responsible for handling criminal and civil appeals. The MDFL is headquartered in Tampa and has branch offices in Orlando, Jacksonville, Fort Myers and Ocala. This position can be filled in any of our 5 offices. Please be sure to state your location preference in your cover letter.
The candidate selected for this vacancy will be responsible for handling criminal appeals and civil appeals on behalf of the United States and its agencies, almost exclusively in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Appellate AUSAs draft briefs, motions, and responses and present oral argument before the Eleventh Circuit; these responsibilities require appellate AUSA to evaluate district-court proceedings, to analyze opposing briefs, to conduct legal research, and to develop compelling legal arguments, both orally and in writing. Appellate AUSAs also advise other AUSAs in the office on legal issues and strategies.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
Occasional travel - Occassional travel requred.