Seeking a Legislative Attorney (Communications Law)
2/13/2019 to 3/14/2019
$96,970 to $126,062 per year
The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), seeks a Legislative Attorney to analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to communications law in particular and American public law generally. This is a non-litigating position emphasizing qualifications and interest in legal research and writing in a public service legislative context(Input information for appropriate position).
Candidates with research experience in and broad general knowledge of legal issues regarding communications law in particular and American public law in general; who demonstrate strong research, writing, and oral communication skills; and who possess a portfolio of high quality legal analytical writing are encouraged to apply. Experience as a judicial clerk will be beneficial.
The position’s primary focus is the broad area of communications law. However, given ALD’s relatively small staff and the breadth of issues ALD covers for Congress, candidates must also be capable of working in a number of different areas of the law and have the intellectual curiosity to seek out and maintain a broad portfolio of legal issues. Thus, applicants should also have knowledge of constitutional and administrative law and statutory interpretation.
· Knowledge of communications law in particular and American public law generally**
· Ability to analyze legal issues**
· Ability to write in a legal context**
· Ability to convey legal analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations.
CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. Interested applicants must apply online https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524321400