Position Description:The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey is seeking applications from attorneys who are willing to accept an unpaid temporary position that offers a valuable opportunity to gain exposure to the office while also obtaining litigation experience. Successful applicants will serve as Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys (SAUSAs) with responsibilities that may include researching legal issues, drafting briefs, conducting hearings and trials, and attending judicial proceedings. This position may continue for up to one year. SAUSAs will not be hired by this office as Assistant US Attorneys at the conclusion of their SAUSA term. However, they may apply for AUSA positions in the office after completing their service as a SAUSA. Only applicants with outstanding academic records and superior legal research and writing skills will be considered. Prior litigation experience is preferred, but the positions are open to lawyers who are finishing judicial clerkships and to highly qualified lawyers who have recently graduated from law school.