The Branstetter Summer Fellows program is an initiative designed to enable law students who are interested in litigation and dispute resolution to work in unpaid summer internships with a non-profit or government organization where they will gain meaningful litigation experience. Branstetter Summer Fellows receive a whole summer stipend or partial summer stipend for the internship.
2023 Branstetter Summer Fellows include:
|The Honorable Alistair E. Newbern, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of TN
|U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of TN
|The Honorable Sara L. Darrow, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
|Rock Island, IL
|North Carolina Court of Appeals
|Grace Melinda Hayes
|The Honorable William M. Ray, Richard B. Russell Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse
|U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of TN
|Senator Alex Padilla's Judiciary Committee
|The Honorable Edmond E. Chang, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
|Tennessee Supreme Court
Ten Vanderbilt Law students worked in state and federal judicial chambers, in the offices of U.S. and District Attorneys, and in other government law offices as Branstetter Summer Fellows.