Attorney Advisor
Drug Enforcement Administration 70 reviews - Arlington, VA

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TOUGH WORK. VITAL MISSION. Challenge yourself! You have the power to help combat drug trafficking. Be a part of DEA! It's tough work, but a vital mission. Whatever your background or expertise, your work at DEA will be tremendously rewarding because it will have a daily impact on national security and the quality of life of all Americans.

Do your career "Justice" by working with DOJ, which has been ranked in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Come and join the nation's law enforcement agency, where our most important resource is our people. The Department leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. Become a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. All applicants for employment with DEA must possess and maintain the highest levels of character and conduct. DEA will evaluate applicants' qualifications based on these qualities. Once a conditional offer is made, DEA will conduct a continuous evaluation of information, as it is obtained, to ensure that the prospective employees with DEA meet the agency-specific qualifications in the areas of character and conduct. To this end, the unfavorable decision in any of the areas that follow will be deemed as disqualifying: Drug Policy Requirements (as specified in this announcement), Credit History, Candor and Honesty, Work History, History with the Law, and other qualities that would detract from the integrity and efficiency of the DEA.

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WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: All groups of qualified individuals.

  • 50% or Greater
  • Litigating on behalf of DEA

  • No

  • U.S. Citizen

DUTIES: Back to top The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking two experienced attorneys to work in the, Office of Chief Counsel, Diversion and Regulatory Litigation Section (CCD), Arlington, Virginia.

The attorney will have first-chair litigation responsibility representing DEA in actions regarding the revocation or denial of DEA registrations to handle controlled substances or listed chemicals. DEA attorneys coordinate closely with Federal and state law enforcement officials and regulatory agencies (including U.S. Attorney's Offices), as DEA administrative actions often occur in parallel with civil and criminal investigations and actions, including criminal indictments and civil penalty actions. DEA attorneys also coordinate with DEA investigative personnel during the pendency of investigations, provide legal training concerning Diversion issues to agency investigative personnel, and respond to request for assistance from DEA Division Counsel.

Approximately 80% of the attorney's time will be devoted to litigating on behalf of DEA in administrative proceedings. Related responsibilities will include drafting case-related filings, conducting direct and cross-examinations of fact and expert witnesses, and presenting argument before DEA Administrative Law Judges.

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