Attorney General's Honors Program

For more than 150 years, the Office of the Attorney General, Department of Justice, has served as the people's own law office and California's leader in law enforcement, crime prevention and consumer protection. More than 1,100 Deputy Attorneys General in Fresno, Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Diego, and San Francisco provide legal services in three legal divisions: Civil Law, Criminal Law and Public Rights.

Founded in 2011 by Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, the Honors Program and the Earl Warren Solicitor General Fellowship offer an opportunity for lawyers to gain meaningful experience in the public sector early in their careers. If you are interested in using your legal skills to serve your community and share our determination to make a better California, a better nation and a better world, we invite you to apply to become a member of the 2019 Honors Program.

The Attorney General's Honors Program

The Attorney General's Honors Program is a highly competitive program for recent law school graduates and newly admitted lawyers who are committed to public service. Honors Program attorneys will work with Department experts on important issues involving criminal justice, consumer protection, preserving the environment, maintaining a fair marketplace, and, above all, preserving the rule of law. They will have the opportunity to receive on-the-job instruction and mentorship advice from some of the most senior members of the Attorney General’s Office, draft legal pleadings, gain courtroom experience, and assist with policy work. Additionally, they will attend events that introduce them to all aspects of the work performed at the Attorney General’s Office. For the 2019-2021 program, participants will be based in Northern California (Sacramento).