Office of General Counsel, Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentWashington, DC
This position is located in Office of General Counsel, Office of Fair Housing, Fair Housing Enforcement Division.
You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
Basic Requirements: Applicants must (1) be a graduate of an accredited law school with an LL.B.
or J.D.; (2) be a current member of a bar with a valid license to practice law in a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and (3) meet all specialized experience requirements as described in the vacancy announcement.ANDSpecialized Experience for the GS-15 is defined as:n- Experience applying the Fair Housing Act or another federal or state fair housing, fair lending or civil rights law; AND - Litigation experience, such as experience drafting complaints or other pleadings, drafting motions, or conducting or responding to discovery in complex matters; AND - Experience providing legal advice to clients on complex matters, including on fair housing and fair lending matters, mortgage financing, and Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data; AND - Legal research and writing skills and experience giving oral presentations on complex legal matters.nFor the GS-15, you must: Have a professional law degree (LL.B.
or J.D.), plusfive (5) years of professional legal experience, at least one of whichmust be specialized experience at a level of difficulty comparable to the GS-14 level in the Federal service.ORHave a second professional law degree (LL.M.) plusfour(4) years of professional legal experience, at least one of which must be specialized experience at a level of difficulty comparable to the GS-14 level in the Federal service.ORHave a first professional law degree (LL.B., or J.D.), plus superior law student work (academic standing in upper 1/3 of the law school graduating class, high-level honors for academic excellence in law school, winning of a moot court competition with other law schools, significant work or achievement on the school’s official law review, significant summer clerkship or other evidence of clearly superior achievement) plusfour (4) years of professional legal experience, at least one of which must be specialized experience at a level of difficulty comparable to the GS-14 level in the Federal service.The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector.
One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/date/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.
How to Apply
Follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.