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OCI registration opens 3/1/2023

OCI requests accepted by

OCI requests accepted by Email to: [email protected]
Online, URL:
Email beginning date 03/01/2023
Online beginning date 03/01/2023

Please specify any changes in OCI procedures or policies that will be in effect for the first time during 2023
The hybrid recruitment program will begin on July 31, 2023.

OCI date assignment procedure

OCI date assignment procedure First come first served

Employers may select their interview dates and choose the students they wish to interview.

OCI Fee? None
OCI date confirmation will be sent to employers

If requested our school will coordinate with
will accomodate employer requests.

Required Employer Forms
Employers may register and request a schedule through the Richmond Law Symplicity website, the University of Richmond Law CDO website, by completing a hard copy registration form, or calling the CDO. See the Employer page on our website at

OCI Date Details

OCI Interview Periods

Callback period for 2L summer positions

Is video conferencing available? Yes

August and early Fall interviews will be held virtually and in-person.

Are employers permitted to prescreen? Yes


OCI Drop date
Date student materials sent to employer
Date interview schedule sent to employer


Postage/express mail fee no

Student materials are provided to employers based on the interview date that is scheduled. The first resume booklets are sent to employers on Monday, July 17, 2023 for employers interviewing the first week of Fall OCI.

Do you provide resume collection or direct mail option for employers not participating in OCI? Yes
Are all OCI conducted in campus buildings? Yes

If you organize or participate in either cooperative or off-campus interview programs, please list applicable information about participating schools, dates, interview locations, program coordinator/telephone, pre-screening or other selection process, and registration fees.
New England Interview Program - Boston, MA; Commonwealth Law School Consortium (CLSC) Government and Public Interest Interview Program - Richmond, VA; Commonwealth Law School Consortium (CLSC) Spring Interview Program - Richmond VA; Loyola Patent Law Interview Program - Chicago, IL; Southeastern Intellectual Property Interview Program – Atlanta, GA; Equal Justice Works Career Fair – Arlington, VA; The Corporate Scholars Program - ACC National Capital Region. Contact Kym Osterbind, Career Development Office at the University of Richmond School of Law - 804-289-8680. All interviews are 100% prescreened.

Southeastern Minority Job Fair, Atlanta, GA; Lavender Law Career Fair, Chicago, IL; Boston Lawyers Group Minority Job Fair, Boston, MA; IndyBar Diversity Job Fair, Indianapolis, IN.

For Employers who do not interview students on-campus, will you:

send, upon request, one package containing resumes/transcripts? Yes
post a notice directing students to apply directly to employer? Yes

If you provide job listings for graduates, describe how to send notice, when employers can expect responses, length of time notice is posted (whether in print or online), etc.
The Career Development Office accepts job listings for permanent, summer, part-time, and temporary employment opportunities available with your organization. During the fall semester student job opportunities posted through the Richmond Law job portal are primarily for part-time positions, while both summer and permanent positions will be posted during the spring semester and summer. To post a position, go to, and select the "Register" tab. New employers should fill out the necessary registration information and submit for approval.

FIRST-YEAR STUDENT Describe any special regulations pertaining to the recruitment of first year students. For example, are first year students eligible for spring OCI? When are job notices posted during second semester?
First-year students are eligible to participate in the Spring on-campus and virtual recruitment programs and interview programs.

Recruiting Policy Information

Does your law school have a recruiting policy? Yes
If yes, does this policy apply to All employers
Link to policy
Do you provide guidelines or a specific requirement regarding the number of days a student should have to respond to an offer?
Minimum number of days a student should have to respond
Is there a maximum number of employment offers a student may hold open at any one time?
Maximum number of offers that can be held open
Is there a specific date before which employers should not initiate formal one-on-one recruiting contact with first-year students? No
Recruiting policy comments/explanation The University of Richmond School of Law Career Development Office works with employers of all types to facilitate engagement with our students. Do not hesitate to contact us if we can assist you.

Richmond Law is a member of the National Association for Law Placement, and Richmond Law’s polices incorporate NALP’s Principles for a Fair and Ethical Recruitment Process, as adopted in December 2018, and the spirit of fairness and open dialogue among law schools, employers, and candidates that these principles incorporate.

General Provisions

All offers of employment should be confirmed in writing by the employer.

Students should familiarize themselves with employers’ individual recruiting policies and procedures and seek clarification relevant to the student’s individual circumstances as necessary.

Offer Consideration Period

Employers should provide Richmond Law students a period of consideration for offers of summer and post-graduate employment that is no less favorable than the period such employer provides for the students of any other law school.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The University of Richmond School of Law prohibits discrimination with regards to race, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, status as a veteran, or any classification protected by local, state or federal law.
The services and facilities of the Career Development Office are available only to those employers whose practices are consistent with this policy. The representatives of any employer using these services and facilities, in doing so affirm that the employer does not discriminate.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns.