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Honors Attorney Program: Application Process

Submit your application to A complete application should include all of the following:

  • Resumé
  • Law school transcript (photocopy acceptable), with any unusual grading systems explained, and class rank, if available
  • Legal writing sample that demonstrates analytical and writing skills
  • DD Form 214, Certificate of Separation or Discharge From Active Duty, or other proof of eligibility for those claiming veteran’s preference
  • A one-page cover letter explaining your interest in the OCC Honors Attorney Program  

Deadline Date - Applications are due October 1. 

Interviews - Initial interviews may be conducted by phone, and some interviews will be conducted on campus at certain law schools. The OCC generally extends invitations for second-round interviews that will be held in October or November.

Offers - Most job offers are expected to be made in the fall. Successful candidates will ordinarily report the following fall.

Character Investigation - All offers are subject to a character and background investigation. Any questions regarding the Honors Program should be emailed to the

Learn more about the Honors Program.