Intermittent Legal Advisor, Brazil

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

Job Description: 

The Intermittent Legal Advisor (ILA),will represent the Department of Justice and OPDAT in the implementation of justice sector technical assistance activities designed to strengthen the bilateral relationship between the United States and Brazil on criminal justice matters and to assist this country’s efforts regarding its compliance with international anti-crime norms and obligations, particularly in the areas of counterterrorism financing, financial crimes, money laundering and asset recovery. The ILA will work with appropriate government officials in Brazil to plan and implement an effective framework to combat money laundering and financial crimes. This may involve analysis of and advice on legislation, money laundering laws, asset forfeiture proposals and other related criminal statutes, codes, laws, and regulations. The ILA may also be expected to provide technical assistance in areas that can include freezing/seizing assets, financial fraud, public corruption, organized crime, and extradition. This position involves periodic travel in the region and will require the ILA to coordinate with the Tri-Border Area and Paraguay Resident Legal Advisors as well as engage with justice sector officials from countries in the region on combating terrorism and financial crime through international cooperation.

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