Job Description

Job functions

Coleman Fellows assist in representing the state’s interests before state and federal appellate courts; assist in researching and drafting briefs; assist Assistant Solicitors General in preparing for oral arguments; conduct legal research using sources such as statutes, case law, administrative records, opinions, articles, treaties, property titles, and rules and regulations; prepare, review, and edit pleadings, motions, briefs, abstracts, petitions, legal correspondence, and other legal documents.

The agency

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is a dynamic state agency with over 4000 employees throughout the State of Texas.   As the State’s law firm, the OAG provides exemplary legal representation in diverse areas of law.     


OAG employees enjoy excellent benefits along with tremendous opportunities to do important work and make a positive difference in the lives of Texans.  Visit the Texas Employee Resource System for details. 


$60,000 annually (2020-21)

To apply

Candidates must be rising 3Ls or graduates of accredited law schools and have excellent academic records. The typical candidate comes to the fellowship immediately after the completion of an appellate judicial clerkship. Selected interviewees will be asked to provide a cover letter, résumé, and law school transcript.  Applications must be submitted through starting in June for fellowships beginning in September of the following calendar year.

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