MSU College of Law

Jill Roberts

Assistant Director for Career Development & Adjunct Professor
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 301B
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300
517-432-6834
rober574@law.msu.edu

Jill Roberts is the Assistant Director for Career Development at the Michigan State College of Law Career Services Office. She focuses on public service careers and works extensively on the externship program. She joined the CSO team in 2015 after practicing in Chicago for over six years. Most recently, Jill practiced family, housing, and criminal records law at Cabrini Green Legal Aid. She also served as an AmeriCorps VISTA Attorney at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago representing clients living in poverty in multiple areas of law as part of the Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children. Before that, Jill completed a judicial clerkship with at the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Detroit Immigration Court through the United States Department of Justice Attorney General’s Honors Program. Jill earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana in 2005. She then graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2008 with a certificate in public interest law and is licensed in both Illinois and Michigan.