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How to Apply

Eligibility

The Honors Attorney Program is a two-year program.  To be eligible for our next program starting in August 2023, you must be a U.S. citizen graduating from law school in Spring 2023 or completing a judicial clerkship or fellowship in Summer 2023.  

All eligible candidates will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability.

How to Apply

All interviews will be conducted virtually at this time.  We will not be conducting on-campus interviews for the 2023 Honors Attorney Program, and applicants will not be asked to travel during the application process.

Application Requirements

Please submit the following materials to apply:

  • Resume
  • (Unofficial) Law School Transcript
  • Writing Sample (no more than 10 double-spaced pages that is an accurate reflection of your legal writing abilities and not substantially edited by a third party)

Application Deadline

The application period for the 2023 Honors Attorney Program is open until August 29, 2022.  

How to Submit Your Application

You may submit your application, with the required materials included as attachments, directly to the Department via email only.

Email:     honors.attorney@dot.gov
 

Last updated: Thursday, August 4, 2022