Posted February 7, 2020
Bankruptcy Paralegals (multiple US locations)
The United States Department of Justice is recruiting for paralegals to provide administrative and legal support services to attorneys and legal staff within the U.S. Trustee Program.
Recruitment is currently ongoing for paralegal vacancies in 40 locations across the United States, including Puerto Rico. If you apply for a location not on the current list of vacancies, your resume will not be reviewed unless a new vacancy is identified and approved. We will notify you when and if new vacancies are under consideration.
Work may include performing legal research, document review, citation analysis, and other case-related administrative duties. Specific duties may vary slightly depending on what regional office you are hired by.
Paralegals will also perform a variety of administrative duties in support of attorneys and auditors within the regional offices, these duties may vary slightly from location to location but may generally include regional oversight of Closing Documents for Chapter 7 cases, regional MTR case review, purchase card activities, and financial records system entries.
Please see the linked announcement for detailed requirements.
Candidates must have at least 6 months of experience working with bankruptcy case law and regulatory provisions.
This vacancy is being advertised at grades 7, 9, and 11, to account for future organizational needs. However, at this time, the organization is primarily targeting applicants at grades 9 and 11. You are encouraged to apply for any grade at which you qualify.
The deadline to be included in the first round of resumes is 11:59 p.m. 02/29/20. Interested personnel can view the announcement and application procedures by clicking on the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/559141100
To view all current U.S. Trustee Program vacancies, go to https://ustp.ust.doj.gov/er/Pages/va.aspx