Harris County Attorney's Office Internship Program

The 2017 class of summer interns at the The Harris County Attorney's Office.

The 2017 class of summer interns at the The Harris County Attorney's Office.

The Harris County Attorney's Office provides a full spectrum of legal services, such as state and federal civil litigation, drafting and negotiating contracts, conducting condemnation proceedings, providing legal advice to Harris County officials, issuing County Attorney Opinions, collecting monies owed to Harris County, and preparing documents for bond issues. 

To be considered for our program, please email us the following information:

  1. Cover Letter
    • Listing the three practice groups with which you would like to intern, in order of preference:
      • Practice Group List: Litigation, General Counsel, Compliance, Childrens Protective Services, Disability and Elder Law, Public Law, Environmental Law, and Hospital District
    • The days and hours you are committed to working at HCAO (15 hours maximum per week)
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Completed Background Check Authorization form (can be obtained from section below)
  6. A one-page letter addressed to Vince Ryan on the topic of "What does Public Service mean to you?"

Most practice groups will require at least one additional screening process, e.g., in-person or phone interview.

Email: internships@cao.hctx.net

Application Deadlines:

Summer Internships - March 1
Spring Internships - July 1
Fall Internships - November 1



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