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Professional Responsibility Advisory Office Contacts, Pre-Interview Submissions ( Summer Law Intern Program) and General Information


Maria Henry, 202-514-0458,

Interview Information

PRAO will independently contact candidates and provide instructions on virtual interviews. (SLIP Only)

Pre-Interview Submissions

PRAO requests a  current résumé and a writing sample limited to 15 pages.  Both documents should be submitted electronically

  • Submission Deadline: Within 6 business days after notification of selection for an interview.
  • Format: Adobe Acrobat (PDF) or Word
  • Type of Writing Sample:
    • Interview candidates should submit one writing sample only, not to exceed 15 pages in length.  An excerpt from a longer piece is acceptable.  The sample should provide evidence of the candidate’s skills in legal analysis and writing.  It should represent the candidate’s own work, without extensive editing by anyone else.

Submission Method:

Submit the requested documents by e-mail as attachments to:  The email subject line should reflect the candidate’s name and program, for example: “SLIP Pre-Interview Submissions – Jane Doe.”   

Special Instructions

The documents submitted should contain the candidate’s name at the top, right corner. Candidates should ensure their full name and law school are on the transcript. 

Updated August 29, 2023