• 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


Jun 27, 2016 2:01 pm

Help Desk Closure

The OSCAR help desk will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

Jun 16, 2016 9:29 am

2L Access to OSCAR

Rising second-year law students (2Ls) can register for an OSCAR account beginning on July 1, 2016.

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Jun 28, 2016 3:08 pm

New positions opened and hiring practices updates.

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New positions opened and hiring practices updates.

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We're back! New positions opened and hiring practices updates.