Director of Career Counseling and Development
(225) 771-2142 ext 147
Michelle A. Jackson is the director of the Office of Career Counseling and Development. In her capacity as director, she is responsible for establishing relationships that will produce career opportunities for students and law graduates; providing career counseling; coordinating workshops, seminars, and training sessions to improve student resume writing and interviewing techniques; and planning, operating and managing job fairs. As an adjunct professor, she teaches Legal Research to first year law students.
Ms. Jackson received her B.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. Before joining SULC in September 2005, Ms. Jackson was in private practice in Chicago, Illinois, handling complex real estate taxation matters. Prior to that, she was Associate General Counsel with the Cook County Assessor's Office in Chicago, where she examined real estate tax appeals and was involved in the administration of all legal issues concerning the Assessor's Office.