Attorney-Advisor (General), GS-905-13/14, in the Office of the General Counsel
Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for DC - Agency Wide

Work Schedule is Full Time – Permanent – No time limit

Opened Tuesday 11/15/2016 (1 day(s) ago)

Closes Tuesday 11/29/2016 (13 day(s) away)

  • Salary Range

    $92,145.00 to $141,555.00 / Per Year

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  • Promotion Potential


  • Supervisory Status


  • Who May Apply

    United States Citizens

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Job Overview


About the Agency

This position is located in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is the legal department for CSOSA and Pretrial Services Agency (PSA), providing a full range of legal advisory and representational services to support CSOSAs mission, goals and objectives. This Office also provides advisory informational assistance to the United States Courts, United States Probation Officers and other Federal and state officials, all with respect to CSOSAs legal position on a wide range of criminal justice and administrative matters.

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on


(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

Assist the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel in responding to questions from agency staff related to conflicts or interest and financial disclosure concerns. Provides authoritative legal advice and formal opinions on criminal and correctional law issues, torts, liability, labor and employment, procurement, appropriations ethics, and FOIA/Privacy Act. Serves as legal advisor on difficult and substantive legal problems affecting the plans and operations of several related programs. Conducts research on legal issues that affect a significant segment of public interest. Serves as an organizational or agency representative for discussions regarding legal issues in a specialty area, for example copy rights. Addresses legal issues that are specific to the specialty area.

Provides legal assistance in litigation involving CSOSA and PSA (Pretrial Services Agency), e.g., prepares answers to interrogatories, draft pleadings, performs legal research of complex legal issues for use at trial, provides advisory assistance to U.S. Attorneys in trial and appellate presentation.
Incumbent prepares investigative reports and position papers, based on CSOSA policy, statutory authority and case law. Prepares authoritative descriptive and background reports, compilations, surveys, comparisons of laws and bills, and other written products on significant legal issues of national or international significance.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

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