Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys [EOUSA] Law and Legal Definition

The Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA) is a part of the U.S. Department of Justice that provides centralized policy development, administrative management direction and oversight, and operational support for US Attorneys. The mission of EOUSA is to provide general executive assistance to the offices of the U.S. Attorneys and to coordinate the relationship between the U.S. Attorneys and the organizational components of the Department of Justice and other federal agencies. It serves as the nation's principal litigators and prosecutes and defends civil cases in which the US is a party, and collect debts owed to the Federal government that are administratively uncollectible. The EOUSA also provides coordination between the US Attorney's and other components of the U.S. Department of Justice.