The Solicitor General Unit supervises appellate litigation on behalf of the Office of the Attorney General and directly handles those appeals determined to be most significant to Oklahoma and to the development of federal and state jurisprudence. Fellows will have the unique opportunity to research and draft briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal, and the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Fellows will also have an opportunity to assist in the preparation for any scheduled oral arguments in those cases.
The applicant must be licensed and admitted to practice law in at least one state or have admission pending. Applicants must have demonstrated outstanding research and writing skills, a familiarity with and interest in federal constitutional law and statutory interpretation, and an interest in Oklahoma constitutional law. Judicial clerkship experience, particularly at the federal appellate level, is strongly favored.
All applicants must agree in writing to complete, and satisfactorily pass, a background investigation.
How to apply:
Send a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to email@example.com with “Oklahoma Solicitor General Fellowship” in the subject line of the email.
The Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General is an equal employment employer and does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, age, national origin, genetic information, religion, or disability, so long as the disability does not render the person unable to perform the essential functions of the position for which employed with a reasonable accommodation. All employees of the Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General are “at will” employees.