Legal Career Opportunities
Legal professionals in the FBI have the opportunity to:
- Work with international, federal, state and local partners in law enforcement and the Intelligence Community.
- Advise on proposed operations and investigations, working closely with Special Agents, Intelligence Analysts and other professional staff.
- Assess the legal implications of tools, technologies and techniques used by the FBI.
- Gain exposure to all facets of FBI operations both at Headquarters and at Field Offices.
How to Qualify for a Legal Career at the FBI
Applicants for legal professionals within the FBI must have extensive experience in the legal field for which they are applying. Legal professionals at the FBI should be detail-oriented and think strategically, as well as be able to analyze a variety of information from different sources.
Paralegal Specialists perform research on legal matters by analyzing case laws, statutes, regulations, policies and other legal resources. Prepare legal documentation to address civil actions on behalf of the FBI.