Closing Date: 1st May, 2024


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 to administer and enforce the Nation's laws to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

This position is a regional position which requires travel and is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

We strive to build a stronger off ice through recruitment eff orts and maintain the high standards of the off ice by promoting professional development. We seek to build a legacy of excellence. In all matters, our mission to represent the people of the United States in a manner that will instill confidence in the fairness and integrity of our off ice and the judicial system, and to conduct our work with the highest integrity. We strive to perform our mission most efficiently and effectively manner.

The successful applicant will be able to work equally well individually and in a team setting and will possess the judgment, skill, and fearlessness necessary to succeed as part of a fast-paced and aggressive prosecution team. The Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP) Regional Outreach Program Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) will enhance the capacity of the United States Attorneys' Offices (USAOs) with Indian country responsibilities to help prevent and respond to MMIP matters where jurisdiction exists. This includes assistance in addressing unresolved cases and crimes that are precursors to MMIP issues. MMIP AUSAs will prosecute and assist in the prosecution of MMIP-related violations of federal law that occur in Indian country, both in their home district and regionally, and along with MMIP Coordinators, may help promote coordination among federal, Tribal, local, and state partners on MMIP issues in their regions.

The selected AUSA will work hand-in-hand with law enforcement agencies to prosecute these cases in the Southeast Region. The MMIP AUSA may also participate in special district and regional programs and initiatives to partner with and assist federally recognized Tribes in addressing MMIP issues, including helping Tribes develop Tribal Community Response Plans.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Residency Requirements: Assistant United States Attorneys generally must reside in the district to which they are appointed or within 25 miles thereof. See 28 U.S.C. 545 for district-specific information.
  • Security Requirement: The initial appointment is conditional upon a satisfactory pre-employment adjudication. Requirements include fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing; continued employment is based on a favorable adjudication.
  • Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See

Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least 3 years post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.

You must be a United States Citizen or National.

Preferred Qualifications:
An ideal applicants background or experience will include experience in one or more of the following areas: criminal prosecution, investigations, affirmative civil enforcement, or Native American law. In addition, applicants will be expected to do legal research and writing and will be self-sufficient in preparing day-to-day correspondence and pleadings. Applicants must also demonstrate excellent computer literacy skills, including experience with e-discovery and e-litigation platforms, electronic court filing, and e-mail and word processing systems.

You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.

Applications received by April 11, 2024, will receive first consideration. Applications will then be reviewed on a rolling basis. (The filling of this position is subject to availability of funds).

Applicants must possess a J.D. Degree.