• 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

Jan 13, 2014 2:28 pm

The OSCAR Working Group convened its annual meeting on November 25, 2013 to review program performance, discuss policy decisions, and address software modifications for 2014.

Nov 04, 2013 8:55 am

Based on a number of judges abandoning the Federal Law Hiring Plan (Hiring Plan) and feedback from the law schools, the OSCAR Working Group judges recently recommended de-linking OSCAR from the Federal Law Clerk Hiring Plan.

Nov 04, 2013 8:15 am

We recommend that all OSCAR participating judges log into OSCAR at their earliest convenience to ensure that their OSCAR judge profile is up-to-date with their current hiring practices.