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Grade: 11

No questions specified.

Grade: 12

No questions specified.

Grade: 13

No questions specified.

Grade: 14

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

REMINDER: In addition to this questionnaire, you must also submit all information/documents applicable to you as described under "Required Documents." Please read the vacancy announcement carefully. If all the required information is not submitted, you will be found ineligible for this position.
1 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
2 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information on and attached to this application is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that false or fraudulent information on or attached to this application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment. I understand that any information I give may be investigated. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 All attorney positions require that the applicant be an active member in good standing of a bar with a valid license to practice law in a state or territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Are you currently an active member in good standing of a bar with a valid license to practice law in a state or territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico?
Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
You will be required to submit evidence of your bar membership if you are selected.
4 Do you possess a J.D. or LL.B from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA)? An unofficial transcript may be submitted at the time of application; however, if selected you will be required to provide an official transcript. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 For the GS-14: 24 months of pertinent legal experience at the GS-13 level, or equivalent level of difficulty in the Federal service or private sector, that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.

Examples of such experience might include: Considerable experience in acting as an agency or client representative in administrative or judicial proceedings, preparing drafts of legal briefs for complex judicial or administrative proceedings, advises on matters involving general law to include personnel and labor law.
Answer to this question is required
  • I have 24 months or more of pertinent legal experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-13 level as described above.
  • I do not have 24 months of pertinent legal experience equivalent in responsibility and scope as described above.
6 For the GS-13: 18 months of pertinent legal experience at the GS-12 level, or equivalent level of difficulty in the Federal service or private sector, that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.

Examples of such experience might include: Experience assisting an agency or client representative in administrative or judicial proceedings, preparing drafts of legal briefs for judicial or administrative proceedings, research matters involving general law to include personnel and labor law.
Answer to this question is required
  • I have 18 months or more of pertinent legal experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-12 level as described above.
  • I do not have 18 months of pertinent legal experience as described above.
7 For the GS-12: You must have 12 months of experience at the GS-11 level, or equivalent level of difficulty in the Federal service or private sector that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.

Examples of such experience might include: acting as an agency or client representative in administrative or judicial proceedings; preparing drafts of legal briefs for court proceedings; drafting legal memoranda regarding effects of proposed legislation or regulations; and drafting briefing papers on complex legal issues for senior government officials or private sector clients.
Answer to this question is required
  • I have 12 months or more of pertinent legal experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the GS-11 level as described above.
  • I do not have 12 months of pertinent legal experience as described above.
8 For the GS-11 level: You must be a law school graduate with a J.D. degree and be admitted to the bar. In addition, you have to have one of the following:

- 52 weeks of experience as a practicing attorney at the GS-09 level, or equivalent level of difficulty in the Federal service demonstrating outstanding written and analytical work; OR
- Held a judicial clerkship; OR
- Have an LL.M. degree that required one full year of graduate study; OR
- Have superior law student work or activities.
Answer to this question is required
  • I have 52 weeks of experience as a practicing attorney at the GS-09 level, or equivalent level of difficulty in the Federal service demonstrating outstanding written and analytical work.
  • Held a judicial clerkship.
  • Have an LL.M. degree that required one full year of graduate study.
  • Have superior law student work or activities.
  • None of the above.
9 Please specify where the experience described above is documented in your resume. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required