Attorney Advisor (Gen)

Small Business Administration

About the organization

The Office of Disaster Assistance's mission is to provide low interest disaster loans to businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery & equipment, inventory and business assets that have been damaged or destroyed in a declared disaster.


Research and provide interpretation of the disaster loan program's laws, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures to provide guidance and support to program managers and loan officers.

Review draft loan authorizations for all loans, as required, and for cases involving non-routine conditions, facts or other circumstances.

Ensure loan application compliance with legal requirements, eligibility, capacity, and authority of the borrowers to incur debt, validity of proposed pledge of collateral etc.

Use computer based systems to identify if all needed loan closing documents are received and to provide necessary instructions for proper creation of documents by others.

Address inquiries and concerns of borrowers and their authorized representatives regarding legal issues and requirements of closing and legal basis of various terms, conditions and collateral requirements


Experience: To receive credit, you must indicate the month and year as well as the average hours worked per week for each employer or that experience will not be credited for meeting the specialized experience requirement.

GS-09: To qualify you must have completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have the first professional law degree (LLB or JD).

GS-11: To qualify you must have completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have the first professional law degree (LLB or JD); AND have at least 1 full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-09 level in the Federal service practicing law.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Resume showing average hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.

2. Completed Questionnaire
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3. Copy of Bar Card

4. Other supporting documents, such as:
College Transcript(s), if qualifying based on education.
Unofficial transcripts may be submitted during the application process; however, official transcripts will be required if selected.

Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g. DD-214 Member Copy 4 or other DD-214 copy showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.)

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