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Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

Attorney-Advisor, GS-0905-13

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Washington, Dist of Columbia
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US Citizens
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Permanent - No time limit
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Full Time

Agency Marketing Statement:

  • If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you. The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is a great place to work! This position is located in the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) Office. A unique effort of the U.S. Department of Justice; local, state, federal, and tribal public safety agencies; and national organizations, the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) Program provides death benefits to the survivors of law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other first responders whose death (or catastrophic injury) was the direct and proximate result of an injury sustained in the line of duty.


  • Provides legal advice regarding the adjudication of claims filed under the Public Safety Officers' Benefit (PSOB) Act.

    Reviews proposed legislation, regulations, and policies on legal matters affecting the PSOB Program.

    Prepares written documents including memoranda, reports, advisory opinions, regulations, benefit determinations, litigation reports, program policies and procedures and implementation recommendations.

    Analyzes the impact of proposed legislation, regulations, and or policies and provides recommendations to program officials.
  • Assists the PSOB Counsel in overseeing and managing the process for legal review of PSOB claims. Reviews and edits work of legal staff assigned to PSOB Program. Develops and provides training to legal staff assigned to PSOB Program.
  • Serves as an organizational or agency representative for discussions regarding legal issues in a specialty area, for example administrative law. Addresses legal issues that are specific to the specialty area.

Contact Information:

Bradley Mitchell
(202) 514-9069

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