The Branstetter Litigation & Dispute Resolution Program

Branstetter Summer Fellows

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.

2024 Branstetter Summer Fellows include: 

Olivia AllenThe Honorable David C. Norton, U.S. District Court for the District of South CarolinaCharleston, South Carolina
Daniel BirnholzThe Honorable Alexander S. Bokor, Third District Court of Appeal, FloridaMiami, Florida
Grace GeorgoU.S. Attorney’s Office, Middle District of Tennessee and the Office of the Tennessee Attorney GeneralNashville, Tennessee
Katherine HintlianThe Honorable Thomas M. Durkin, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of IllinoisChicago, Illinois
Ze Jun LiThe Honorable Orelia E. Merchant, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkBrooklyn, New York
Alice LiuAttorney Gina Ramos Campbell, U.S. District Court, Northern District of CaliforniaOakland, California
Alejandro PenaU.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of FloridaMiami, Florida
Alexandra PetersonU.S. Attorney’s Office, Middle District of TennesseeNashville, Tennessee
Simon SiskThe Honorable Katherine A. Crytzer, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of TennesseeKnoxville, Tennessee

2024 Summer Fellows Internships

Nine 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.