The Honors Program attorneys gain exposure to a broad range of substantive legal work in one of the government's preeminent legal offices. Will be placed in the Division of Black Lung and Longshore Legal Services. Attorneys may also receive assignments from the regional offices, which typically involve trial work, including discovery, brief writing, and oral argument. Will typically carry a varied caseload from beginning to end: analyzing an investigative file, filing a complaint, engaging in negotiations and discovery, preparing briefs and arguing motions, and serving as lead counsel in cases that go to trial. A third-year law student or post-graduate law clerk will be considered.