Appellate AUSA


Vacancy ID: 808640   Announcement Number: 13-CO-808640-AUSA-02   USAJOBS Control Number: 334587600

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 808640


1. Title of Job

Appellate AUSA


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

You may omit the availability date if you can begin work immediately. Otherwise you must provide the date you will be available for employment. Please use this format: (mm/dd/yyyy)


17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

The occupational specialty will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Assistant United States Attorney

21. Geographic Availability

The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are intrested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


080600031 Denver, CO

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in a position with the Department of Justice (DOJ). Your response to this assessment questionnaire, in conjunction with other portions of your completed application, will be evaluated in making screening decisions.

This is a DOJ job application system. Your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this application. Incomplete/incorrect responses may result in you not receiving appropriate consideration.

For each of the following questions, please select the response that best describes your education and/or experience. You may select only one response for each question. If you feel that your education or experience exceeds all of the descriptions for a particular question, choose the description that is the closest level to the experience or education that you possess. Failure to respond to these questions will result in an ineligible rating.

1. All Assistant United States Attorney applicants are required to certify that they are duly licensed to practice law as an attorney at the time of applying and were so licensed for at least one year prior to this application under the laws of a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any territorial court established under the United States Constitution. Do you meet this requirement?

A. Yes - I hereby certify that I am duly licensed to practice law at the time of this filing for employment as an Assistant United States Attorney am currently in good standing, and that I have been so licensed for at least (1) year prior to this application, under the laws of a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any territorial court established under the United States Constitution.
B. No - I do not certify that I am duly licensed to practice law at the time of this filing for employment as an Assistant United States Attorney am currently in good standing, and that I have been so licensed for at least (1) year prior to this application, under the laws of a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any territorial court established under the United States Constitution.

NOTE: If you answered "No" to question 1 (1.B), you will receive an ineligible rating.

The area of consideration is limited to the Executive Office for United States Attorneys and United States Attorney's Offices. Applicants must currently hold a permanent attorney position in either a U.S. Attorney's Office or the Executive Office for United States Attorneys. This includes attorney's currently serving on a 14-month temporary appointment pending the successful completion of their background investigation as well as attorney's currently under the Attorney General's Honors Program.

2. Are you currently employed by the Executive Office for United States Attorney's or a United States Attorney's Office?

A. I am currently on a permanent appointment in either the EOUSA or a USAO.
B. I am currently in a temporary appointment pending the successful completion of a background investigation in either the EOUSA or a USAO.
C. I am currently under the Attorney General's Honors Program in either the EOUSA or a USAO.
D. I am currently serving a Term appointment with a not-to-exceed date in either the EOUSA or a USAO.
E. I am not currently employed by the EOUSA or a USAO.
F. I am currently employed by the EOUSQA or a USAO under an appointment not listed above.

If your answer to question 2 was "F," use the text box below to identify the type of appointment you are currently appointed under. If you do not provide sufficient information to determine your appointment type, you will be rated ineligible.

3. How many appellate briefs (opening or answer) have you filed in federal court?

A. 0
B. 1-10
C. 11-50
D. More than 50

4. How many appellate briefs (opening or answer) have you filed in federal court?

A. 0
B. 1-10
C. 11-50
D. More than 50

5. How many oral arguments have you delivered in federal court?

A. 0
B. 1-10
C. 11-20
D. More than 20

6. How many oral arguments have you delivered in state court?

A. 0
B. 1-10
C. 11-20
D. More than 20

7. Do you have experience consulting with the Department of Justice about adverse district court or appellate decisions?

A. Yes
B. No

8. How many cases have you tried in state court?

A. 0
B. 1-10
C. 11-20
D. More than 20

Please answer Yes, NO, or NOT APPLICABLE to the following condition of employment questions. If you respond Yes to any of these questions please provide an explanation in the narrative box provided below. A Yes answer does not necessarily disqualify a candidate from consideration. However, inaccurate or incomplete information regarding ethics and professionalism may prevent further consideration.

9. Have you failed to file or pay state or federal taxes for any year you were required to file returns or are you currently delinquent in the payment of state or federal taxes? If yes, please use the narrative box at the end of this section to fully describe the circumstances and resolution of the delinquency.

A. Yes
B. No
C. Not Applicable

10. Are you delinquent in the payment of any student loans? If yes, please use the narrative box at the end of this section to fully describe the circumstances and resolution of the delinquency.

A. Yes
B. No
C. Not Applicable

11. Have you ever had a state bar complaint filed against you or had your conduct referred to a state bar in any jurisdiction? If you respond yes to this question, please use the narrative text box at the end of this section to fully explain the circumstances, disclose the jurisdiction and the resolution.

A. Yes
B. No

12. Has your conduct ever been referred to the Office of Professional Responsibility, Department of Justice? If yes, please use the narrative text box at the end of this section to fully describe the circumstances and resolution of the referral.

A. Yes
B. No

13. Has any court ever issued any sanctions, monetary or otherwise, against you or your client arising out of your conduct? If yes, please use the narrative text box at the end of this section to fully describe the circumstances and sanctions.

A. Yes
B. No

14. Have you or your employer ever reported your conduct or performance to a professional liability carrier? If yes, please use the narrative text box at the end of this section to fully describe the circumstances and resolutions.

A. Yes
B. No

In the text box below, provide a thorough explanation of any "Yes" response to questions 9 through 14. Please pay special attention to the instructions for each question concerning specificity and detail.

The current pay structure at DOJ-EOUSA is based on years of experience; thus, depending on your professional experience, we may not be able to meet your current salary. In order to provide a reference for possible future discussions, please answer the following questions.

15. Please indicate your current years of experience.

A. I have one year of professional level attorney experience.
B. I have two years of professional level attorney experience.
C. I have three years of professional level attorney experience.
D. I have four years of professional level attorney experience.
E. I have five years of professional level attorney experience.
F. I have six years of professional level attorney experience.
G. I have seven years of professional level attorney experience.
H. I have eight years of professional level attorney experience.
I. I have nine or more years of professional level attorney experience.

16. Please indicate your current annual salary.

A. $50,000.00 - $90,000.00
B. $90,001.00 - $125,000.00
C. $125,001.00 - $155,000.00
D. $155,001.00 or more

As previously explained, your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy. Incomplete/incorrect responses may result in you not receiving appropriate consideration.

17. If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this program.

I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that I will not be considered for employment if I do not respond "Yes" to this certification item.

I understand a comprehensive background investigation, including a check of my credit history, criminal history, fingerprint check and a pre-employment drug screening, is required for this position.

A. Yes, I certify/understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.

You have submitted your answers for the Assessment Questionnaire. If you
provided an email address, you will receive a confirmation email upon receipt of the Assessment
Questionnaire. Please review the Vacancy Announcement to assure that you have submitted all
necessary supporting documents. Thank you for your interest in a position with the Department
of Justice.