U.S. Attorney’s Office in Puerto Rico –Applications due TODAY!

Dept of JusticeThe United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico is currently seeking applicants for Assistant U.S. Attorney positions.

Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least three (3) years post-J.D legal experience which includes significant trial experience, preferably in Federal Court. United States citizenship is required.The ideal candidate will possess superior oral and written communication skills in the English language, as well as strong character and interpersonal skills; have demonstrated the capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environment. The USAO seeks highly qualified applicants with extensive litigation experience, strong writing skills, excellent credentials, and a demonstrated commitment to public service. All AUSAs are given training by the U.S. Department of Justice and internally by the USAO Training Program. Candidates must be able to read, write, and speak English. Ability to read, write, and speak Spanish is highly preferred. 

Interested applicants must submit a current resume, a legal writing sample, a brief type-written explanation of your reasons for applying for this position is required (2 paragraphs), and, if available, a current performance appraisal with a cover letter to:

U. S. Attorney’s Office
District of Puerto Rico
ATTN: Pura López, HR Officer
Torre Chardón, Suite 1201
350 Chardón Street
San Juan, PR 00918