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  • Are You Hiring?Federal judges and appellate staff attorney offices use OSCAR to post law clerk positions and accept applications online or by mail, email or fax. Judges and staff attorney offices who are not hiring can maintain an OSCAR profile to advise potential applicants of their hiring status. Register Now
  • Are You Applying?Current second-year and third-year law students as well as law school graduates use OSCAR to apply to federal clerkship and staff attorney positions. Register Now
  • Are You Submitting a Recommendation?Recommenders automatically receive OSCAR account information via email after the applicant creates an application packet. If you previously received login information from OSCAR but cannot locate it, use Forgot Password or Forgot Username links.  For additional assistance, click to contact OSCAR.
  • Are You a Court Administrator?For court HR staff, OSCAR provides an administrator account to assist judges with clerkship hiring and maintaining OSCAR accounts, as well as hiring non-chambers law clerks. Register Now

Latest OSCAR News

Aug 20, 2014 5:03 pm

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO) will deploy new programming in OSCAR on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. OSCAR will be unavailable beginning Friday, September 26, 2014 to implement the programming changes.

May 14, 2014 9:33 am

Beginning on June 1, 2014, OSCAR will allow rising second-year law students to register for applicant accounts with read-only access.

May 07, 2014 2:50 pm

A quick reminder that OSCAR will be offline starting May 27, 2014 until May 30 for maintenance.