Nebraska Attorney General Law Clerk Opportunities

Law clerks employed by the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office perform a variety of duties, including: legal research, writing, case review, and appellate practice. In addition, clerks have the opportunity to attend oral arguments, trials, depositions, and hearings. Law clerks work with assistant attorneys general, gaining important legal experience and insight into the workings of the justice system. 

Current Law Clerking Opportunities

The Attorney General’s Office has a number of paid and unpaid clerkships available, and some students work with their law school to obtain course credit for their work with the Office. The summer hiring process begins in January.

Students who are interested in clerking at the Attorney General’s Office should send a resume, cover letter, ten page writing sample and transcript to:

The Office is divided into five different bureaus, and law clerks will be assigned to work in one of the following areas: 

  • Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources
  • Criminal
  • Civil
  • Legal Services
  • Public Protection
  • Capitol