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Employment Opportunities

Attorneys at Other Department of Justice Offices

Attorneys who us attorney office are interested in working in other districts or at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., should contact those offices directly. For further information, visit or contact the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management by phone at

(202) 514-3397 or by TYY at (202) 616-2113
or by emailing

The Honors Program is the Department of Justice’s entry-level recruitment program and is the only means for hiring graduating law students. Students apply during their third year of law school for an entry-level position following graduation. Judicial law clerks and full-time L.L.M. candidates are also eligible to apply.There is a specific application for this program and an absolute deadline date, usually in September. Application procedures and eligibility requirements can be found at

Updated July 8, 2021