USACE Careers in Legal Services

The US Army Corps of Engineers Legal Services System is an integrated network of Counsel offices that spans the globe -- 51 Offices in the Continental United States, as well as offices in Hawaii, Alaska, Korea, Japan, Germany and Iraq. These offices employ over 500 attorneys and support staff. We are counselors to decision-makers and play a critical role in the planning and execution of Corps projects.

Our goal is to practice preventive law -- to get out in front in the planning and design phases of Corps' projects to facilitate smooth and effective execution.

The Corps legal services organization is respected as a leader in the Partnering and Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs. As attorneys, our mission is to represent the Corps' legal position and rights as an organization in such areas including contract law, environmental law, fiscal law, torts and admiralty claims, personnel law and EEO.

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Now Hiring - GS-13 Attorney Advisor Contracts

About the Position: In this position you will serve the as primary contact for advisory legal services concerning Contracts.

Description of the working environment: Work is performed in an office setting.

Description of Location: The District Office is located in the heart of beautiful downtown Nashville, TN, the home of country music. It is just a three block walk to the historic Ryman Auditorium and Music Row.

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Now Hiring - GS-13 Attorney Advisor Contracts



Civilian Honors Program

Each year Chief Counsel, the highest ranked attorney within USACE, selects a limited number of individuals to participate in the Civilian Honors Program (CHP). Those highly qualified candidates are placed in full-time legal positions throughout 50+ offices world-wide, as positions become available.  For more information about the program, eligibility, selection criteria, and legal practice opportunities in USACE, click on the link below.