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The Clerk of the Michigan Supreme Court

The Clerk's Office receives, files, and manages all pleadings relating to the caseload of the Supreme Court, and is responsible for management of records and information relating to administrative activities of the Supreme Court. The Clerk's Office also provides for the recording of Supreme Court proceedings as the Court directs. The Clerk of the Supreme Court is appointed by the Supreme Court pursuant to MCR 7.319.

Michigan Supreme Court Rules of Etiquette & Conduct

The Michigan Supreme Court's Rules of Etiquette and Conduct is a two-page brochure that provides important information to practitioners and members of the general public about properly conducting one's self inside the Michigan Hall of Justice, especially while observing or participating in oral arguments in the Supreme Court courtroom.



The Michigan Supreme Court's Processing of Cases and Administrative Matters Guide is an overview of the internal practices and procedures utilized by the Court in processing appeals, original actions and administrative matters. It is a good resource for new filers as well as seasoned practitioners to understand how their cases are handled and how best to serve their clients in the process.


Guide for Counsel in Cases to be Argued in the Michigan Supreme Court

The Guide for Counsel in Cases to Be Argued in the Michigan Supreme Court was prepared by Supreme Court staff with extensive input from Michigan Solicitor General John Bursch. Topics include preparation for oral argument, filing, brief writing tips, oral argument procedures, and more. It is especially designed for those attorneys making their first appearance before the Court. The guide includes general information plus a directory of offices and programs. 









Clerk's Office Hours 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Clerk of the Court
Michigan Supreme Court
Mailing Address:
PO Box 30052
Lansing, MI 48909
Street Address:
Michigan Hall of Justice
925 W. Ottawa Street
Lansing, MI 48915
Phone: (517) 373-0120