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Welcome to the Office of Career Planning (OCP) and the Fall 2020 semester!  Given current conditions our office is planning on operating remotely for the entire term, but we are still here to support students and graduates as they explore career opportunities while also helping employers connect with Michigan Law.


The OCP virtual lobby will generally be open Monday-Friday, from 8am-5pm.  You can access the virtual lobby here ( We do close periodically during the day, including noon-1pm for lunch, so if you have an urgent question and the lobby is closed, please email


All OCP counselor appointments will be conducted virtually this fall.  Each counselor has a Zoom link that will serve as their virtual office.  At your scheduled appointment time please use the appropriate Zoom information that has accompanied your appointment reminder.  If you can't find that email, please check the Staff Bios for their office link.  If you are logging in before your appointment, you will enter a waiting room where you will be until your appointment starts.  

Please remember that you can call into a Zoom meeting if you are unable/don't want to connect via video conference.  The waiting room function works if you call in as well, but please note there is no hold music or other prompts while you wait.


Unfortunately we will not be able to physically host employers on campus this Fall, but we are happy to connect with employers to host virtual events or to discuss recruiting/interviewing events.  If you are interested in recruiting or interviewing at Michigan Law, please email Shannon Delecki, Manager of Recruitment Programs, at



The reputation and global reach of Michigan Law means that, after you complete your education, there is virtually no limit on where you can go, and the fact that our students come from all over the country and abroad makes for a rich and eclectic educational climate. Click the link below to see which states our students come from, to which states they go after graduation, and the kind of work our graduates do. Attending Michigan Law will allow you to go anywhere geographically, and the Office of Career Planning will help you explore and obtain jobs in a broad range of practice settings, whether in private practice, government, public interest, judicial clerkships, or legal academia.



The Michigan Law Difference

Employment Statistics

Employment data generated by NALP, the Association for Legal Career Professionals, and based on annual information that the Law School reports to NALP. More...


For over seven years, Michigan Law has offered Postgraduate Fellowships to help provide a bridge to full-time, permanent legal employment for our graduates. More...

List of Employers

What kinds of jobs do MLaw grads get upon completing law school? See a complete list of the initial employers for students graduating in the classes of 2010, 2011, and 2012. More...

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Our Counselor Open Hours:
Walk-in counseling is for quick questions, 10 minutes or less in nature, and is subject to change.  Go to our Zoom Lobby at to meet with an Attorney-Counselor during our posted times.

Private Sector - Private Sector Attorney-Counselors:

Monday - Friday:  3:00pm-3:30pm* (*Friday walk-ins cancelled through November 20th)  

Government and Public Interest:

Monday and Thursday:  1:00pm-2:00pm

Judicial Clerkship (Greta Trakul, Judicial Clerkship Advisor):

Monday:  2:00pm-3:00pm
Tuesday:  9:30am-10:30am
Thursday:  2:00pm-3:00pm