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Grade: 13

1 In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the federal service which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Select the choice which best describes your specialized experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one full year of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the next lower grade as described in the vacancy announcement under specialized experience requirements.
  • I do not meet or exceed the one year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
2 In addition to a law degree and active bar membership, applicants must have two (2) years of legal experience after graduation from law school. You must meet the minimum basic educational/experience requirements for General Attorney positions. Choose one answer which best describes your educational/experience background for an attorney position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a membership in a State Bar or District of Columbia plus two years of professional legal experience.
  • I have a professional law degree (LL.B or JD) and two years professional legal experience which reflects superior law student work or activities.
  • I have membership in a State Bar or District of Columbia plus a second professional law degree (LL.M) which requires one full year of graduate study and two years of professional legal experience.
  • I do not meet any of the educational/experience combinations under any of the above choices.

Grade: 14

1 In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have at least 18 months of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 in the federal service which has equipped you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Select the choice which best describes your specialized experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least 18 months of specialized experience equivalent in responsibility and scope to the next lower grade as described in the vacancy announcement under specialized experience requirements.
  • I do not meet or exceed the one year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
2 In addition to a law degree and active bar membership, applicants must have forty two (42) months of legal experience after graduation from law school. You must meet the minimum basic educational/experience requirements for General Attorney positions. Choose one answer which best describes your educational/experience background for an attorney position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a membership in a State Bar or District of Columbia plus forty two (42) months of professional legal experience.
  • I have a professional law degree (LL.B or JD) and forty months (42) months professional legal experience which reflects superior law student work or activities.
  • I have membership in a State Bar or District of Columbia plus a second professional law degree (LL.M) which requires one full year of graduate study and four years of professional legal experience.
  • I do not meet any of the educational/experience combinations under any of the above choices.

Grade: 15

1 In addition to a law degree and active bar membership, applicants must have 5 years legal experience after graduation from law school. At least 18 months of this experience must be comparable to the GS 14 level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have active membership in a State Bar, District of Columbia Bar, Puerto Rico, or a U.S. territory plus 5 years of professional legal experience after graduation from law school.
  • I do not meet the educational/experience combinations as described in the vacancy announcement.

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you currently a member in good standing of the Bar of a State or territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Indicate your State Bar membership number and the date you were admitted to the Bar. Please provide your Bar number. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
3 Are you a U.S. Citizen? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No