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Law Clerk (Contract Attorney) Supporting the USAO

Focused on delivering unsurpassed services in support of law enforcement and homeland security, FSA, a rapidly growing joint venture owned by trusted solutions providers SAIC and AECOM, has a vacancy for a Law Clerk. In this role, you will be supporting the overall mission of the United States Attorney's Office (USAO).  The USAO serves as the nation's principal litigators under the direction of the Attorney General. The Asset Forfeiture Section at the USAO is responsible for the prosecution of both criminal and civil actions against property used or acquired during illegal activity.
A Law Clerk will assist attorneys, provides Legal Clerk and Paralegal/Legal Assistant II & III review and executes the following duties:
  • Performs complex legal research.
  • Prepares draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc.
  • Screens documents for privilege
  • Under Contractor directions, assists, attorneys with all phases of litigation

A Law Clerk must meet the following qualifications:
  • Law degree, or currently attending ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize law library resources and working knowledge of research tools
  • Demonstrated excellent legal writing skills, requires excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in using Corel WordPerfect and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Security Access
This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.

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