Michael Knoth

1L seeking a student law clerk position for this summer
  • United States of America
  • 02/21/2022

Michael Christopher Knoth

(248)912-2731, knothmic@msu.edu, 20539 Woodbend Drive, Northville, MI 48167


Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, MI                                                               2024

Juris Doctor Candidate


Michigan State University, James Madison College, East Lansing, MI                                        May 2020                                                                                                             

Bachelor of ArtsMajor: International Relations, Minor: Political Economy

Focused on the study of international security, conflict resolution, diplomacy, foreign policy decision making, economics, trade policy, international business


Université libre de Bruxelles: Brussels, Belgium                                                                  Summer 2018

On-site study of the European Union (EU) and European Security (NATO)



Michigan Department of Treasury, Lansing, MI                                                June 2019 – March 2020

Student Assistant: Analytics and Outreach, Audits

  • Drafted and edited memoranda and speeches
  • Analyzed financial health of local governments, including pensions and retiree health care
  • Collaborated with managers on review and analysis of various reports
  • Contributed to the development of strategic initiatives
  • Monitored and evaluated audited financial statements for proper reporting
  • Assisted with agendas, Treasury recommendations, and briefing documents to support the Michigan Municipal Stability Board

Westside Manufacturing, Wixom, MI                                                                     May 2017-Aug. 2018

Assistant to General Manager

  • Performed tasks associated with the operations of a small manufacturing company including: sales, business plan development, distribution, manufacturing process, technology
  • Interacted with customers on sales calls and in daily business interactions
  • Researched machine and raw material purchasing/sales
  • Strategized regarding impact of steel/aluminum tariffs on supply chain

D & D Bicycles and Hockey, Northville, MI                                                         March 2015-Aug. 2017

Sales Associate and Bicycle Mechanic

  • Sold bicycles and accessories to customers in retail setting as part of sales team
  • Diagnosed and executed bicycle repairs and maintenance
  • Established cost and time estimates and performed inventory functions



  • Law Clerk in Detroit Bar Association Inn of Court
  • Executive board member of MSU Spartan Mountain Biking club
  • Member of Michigan State University Ski Club, Ski Team
  • Limited working proficiency in German language
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