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Clerkship Counseling
Judicial Clerkship Email Group and Counseling
Current University of Michigan law students and alumni can join an email group to receive clerkship notices, recent judicial confirmations, and application information directly from the Office of Career Planning. To join, please send an email to Tammy Sindlinger at with your name, uniqname, graduation date, and if you are a current 2L or 3L student. The list is not open to 1L students.

Students may also schedule a counseling appointment with Greta Trakul, Judicial Clerkship Advisor. Simply call OCP at 734.764.0546 to arrange an appointment time. Alternatively, you can schedule an appointment online via Symplicity.
clerkship reference material 


  • Clinton Smith of Vinson & Elkin's Houston office talks about the benefits of a post-graduate judicial clerkship.
  • Justina Sessions of Keker & Van Nest's San Francisco office talks about judicial clerkship experiences with Federal District and Federal Appellate settings, and the importance of a clerkship for post-clerkship employment.
  • Joe Michaels (Chicago) and Tommer Yoked (Houston) of Sidley & Austin, discuss the value of a post-graduate judicial clerkship and give EIW advice on networking and how to select a firm.
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