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2019 Diversity Clerkship Program participants

The 2019 Diversity Clerkship Program participants.

The State Bar’s Diversity Clerkship Program is a 10-weeks, paid summer employment opportunity where first-year Marquette University Law School and University of Wisconsin Law School students with diverse backgrounds are matched with a wide array of employers from private law firms, corporate legal departments and governmental agencies. Student clerks gain practical legal experience, and participating employers obtain valuable legal support.


First-year Marquette University Law School and University of Wisconsin Law School students with diverse backgrounds who are in good standing may apply. Successful applicants demonstrate a commitment to diversity and a record of academic achievement.

Important Dates for the 2020 Diversity Clerkship Program

- October 24, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. - UW Law School Information Session
- November 14, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Marquette Law School Information Session
- January 17, 2020 - Law Student and Employer Application deadline
February 5 & 6, 2020 - First Round of Interviews at UW Law School
February 6 & 7, 2020 - First Round of Interviews at Marquette Law School
March 6, 2020 - Milwaukee Student/Employer interviews at Northwestern Mutual
March 12, 2020 - Madison Student/Employer interviews at the State Bar Center
July 30, 2020 - Diversity Clerkship Program Reception at the State Bar Center

Employers for the 2019 Diversity Clerkship Program

  • Alliant Energy
  • Bell Moore & Richter SC
  • Boardman & Clark LLP
  • Church Mutual Insurance Company
  • David Werwie & Associates (State Farm)
  • Fiserv Inc.
  • GE Healthcare
  • Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman, PC
  • The Law Office of Odalo J. Ohiku
  • Law Offices of Thomas P. Stilp
  • Madison City Attorney's Office
  • Milwaukee City Attorney's Office
  • Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
  • Quartz Health Solutions
  • Regal Beloit
  • Rockwell Automation, Inc.
  • Smith Amundsen LLC
  • Stafford Rosenbaum LLP
  • Wisconsin Department of Corrections 

Learn More About Past Diversity Clerkship Programs

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2018 Diversity Clerkship Program: 
Diversity Clerkship Program Leads to Lifelong Friendships


For more information about the program, please contact Bryant Park, State Bar of Wisconsin, (608) 250-6083 / org bpark wisbar wisbar bpark org or Atty. Andrew J. Chevrez, rr achevrez wi com wi achevrez rr com.

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