The Honorable Thomas F. Hogan
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse
333 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Chief Judge Hogan currently employs two law clerks in his chambers. Applicants interested in applying for a clerkship are invited to do so via the Online System for Clerkship Application and Review (OSCAR), which can be accessed at http://oscar.dcd.uscourts.gov. Clerkship applications should include a cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcript, and 2-3 letters of recommendation.
For more information on the value of federal law clerk experience, the general duties of a law clerk, and the qualification, salary, and benefits received by law clerks, as well as additional specific information about a clerkship in Chief Judge Hogan's chambers, see the Federal Law Clerk Information System at https://lawclerks.ao.uscourts.gov.
An internship with Chief Judge Hogan is a traditional judicial internship. Student interns perform legal research, prepare memoranda of law and assist in drafting opinions. They have the opportunity to observe trial work by sitting in on various phases of both civil and criminal cases. They may also be asked to perform some administrative tasks. The internship is unpaid, although many interns have earned academic credit.
Interns are hired for the fall, spring, and summer terms. They work part-time during academic semesters and full-time during the summer.
Applicants may apply at any time by submitting a brief cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and 2-3 references and/or letters of recommendation.