California Attorney General’s Honors Program Recruiting for 2013 Class

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris is recruiting for the 2013 class of the California Attorney General’s Honors Program.  The Honors Program is an entry-level hiring program for third-year law students, students in the final year of other graduate law programs, judicial clerks, those participating in other government or public-interest fellowships and newly admitted attorneys in their first year of practice.

One Honors attorney will be designated as the Earl Warren Solicitor General Fellow and will exclusively work in the California Solicitor General’s Office for two years.

The Honors Program will begin accepting applications for the September 2013 class on August 15, 2012.  The application deadline is October 3, 2012.  The Honors Program is a paid, two-year program that also offers the following benefits:

  • Formal training sessions designed to develop litigation skills and educate Honors Program participants on the work of the Department of Justice’s different legal sections;
  • the opportunity to gain hands-on experience as a Deputy Attorney General including the chance to take a lead role in cases and independently draft motions and pleadings; and
  • the opportunity to help formulate Attorney General policy initiatives and/or draft legislation.

For more information on the Attorney General’s Honors Program, please visit the AG’s website. Details including the program’s eligibility requirements, the application process, and salary and benefits can be found online.  If you have any other questions about the program, please e-mail Jonathon.BertranHarris@DOJ.ca.gov or call him at 415-703-5851.