Yearly Archives: 2013

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Celebration of Prof. Heidenreich’s 50 Years at Mitchell on Jan. 23 at 4 pm

Join Mitchell alumni, students, faculty, and staff as we recognize Professor Douglas Heidenreich for half a century of service to Mitchell students. 4-5:30 pm in the Auditorium. RSVP here. (But if you find yourself able to stop by to wish Professor Heidenreich well, please join us even if you weren’t able to RSVP.)

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The Alumni CLE Series presents Preventive Detention Schemes in Germany and Minnesota with Dean Eric Janus

The Alumni CLE Series presents Preventive Detention Schemes in Germany and Minnesota: Recent Developments in the Application of the European Convention on Human Rights.  Presented by President and Dean Eric Janus, a nationally-recognized expert on preventive detention. Application will be made for 1.5 Standard CLE credit hours. For more information and to register, click here.

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Mitchell in Ely on July 25

President and Dean Eric S. Janus and his wife Carolyn Chalmers cordially invite you and a guest to   Mitchell in Ely A gathering of fellow graduates and friends of William Mitchell College of Law. Enjoy brats, burgers, and conversation.     Thursday, July 25 | 5–7:30 pm   13736 Luc Road Ely, MN 55731   RSVP by Friday, July 22 to Maureen McGinn at  Maureen.McGinn@wmitchell.edu or 651-290-6417

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“Expungement Law Post MDT and JJP. . . What Practitioners Need to Know” on August 14

On August 14 from 2-4 pm, William Mitchell and the Council on Crime and Justice are proud to sponsor a free CLE: “Expungement Law Post MDT and JJP. . .  What Practitioners Need to Know”.  The CLE will address the ramifications for practitioners of the recent Minnesota Supreme Court decisions regarding expungements of juveniles and adults …

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Volunteers Needed for Bar Preparation Program: Give Students Feedback on Practice Essay Exams

Professor Sally Zusman, who runs Mitchell’s highly regarded Academic Achievement Program, is looking for alumni to provide feedback on practice essay exams to students enrolled in her Bar Preparation course during the fall and spring semesters. As practitioners, your feedback will be invaluable to students who are pushing themselves to improve their exam writing skills. …

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2006-2012 Grads Needed to Become Mitchell Mentors

If you graduated between 2006-2012 and are interested in helping incoming 1Ls learn the ropes, figure things out, and have a great first year of law school, consider signing up to become a Mitchell Mentor. We take 2-3 first-year students, add a second-year peer advisor, and then place them in a team with two alumni …

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Mitchell in Hastings on June 11

Sieben Polk and Mitchell President and Dean Eric S. Janus cordially invite you and a guest to  Mitchell in Hastings  A gathering of fellow graduates and friends of William Mitchell College of Law. Enjoy good food, wine, and conversation.  Dean Janus will give a brief update on Mitchell at 5:30 pm.   NOTE: DATE CHANGE Tuesday, June 11  | 4:30–6:30 pm   Sieben Polk | …

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2013 golf tournament recap

Mixed Teams Winners Place Score Team 1st 59 John Barragry, Erin Barragry, Micheal Johnson, Ellie Johnson 2nd 59 Tim Ridley, Shane Barns, Christopher Drake, Kristine Boylan 3rd 63 Susan Bullard, Randy Field, Ron London, Tom Hofstad Platinum Sponsors On-Course Event Winners Men Women Long Drive Josh Bobich Erin Barragry Long Putt David Bursie 27’6″ Mary Pat Byrn 38′ Closest to Pin Mike Herring 10’4″ Erin Barragry 33’11” Titanium Sponsors Men’s Teams Winners Place Score Team 1st 57 Johathan Lundeen, Barry Lundeen, Brad Lundeen, John Heiderscheidt 2nd 60 Marcus Ploeger, Joe Conzemius, …

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Ellen Sampson ’84 Honored with Leonard Lindquist Distinguished Service Award

Sampson, a member of Mitchell’s Board of Trustees, was recognized by the MSBA’s Labor and Employment Section for her years of service to clients, the bar and the community.  The award honors those who have demonstrated commitment to maintaining the highest standards of civility, morality, honesty and ethics and to improving the practice of labor …

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Are you interested in mentoring a Mitchell student next year?

If you’ve been practicing for a while and believe you have some tips and insights to share with a Mitchell student in his or her last year of school, we’d love to include you on our list of mentors ready to be matched with a student this fall. We’re looking for mentors to work one-on-one …

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Are you interested in mentoring a Mitchell student next school year?

This past academic year about 60 alumni participated in a one-on-one mentor program for students in their last year of law school.  We anticipate that at least another 60 students will be interested in participating in this program next fall. While we don’t yet know the areas of interest our students will indicate when they …

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Alumni CLE Series presents Ethical Decisionmaking for Criminal Lawyers: Whose Case is it Anyway?

Friday, May 17 from Noon-1:30 pm. Presented by Resident Adjunct Professor and Assistant State Public Defender Bradford Colbert. Application will be made for 1.5 Ethics CLE credits. More information and register.

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Steve Bergerson ’74 recognized as an Alumnus of Notable Achievement by the University of MN’s College of Liberal Arts

Bergerson is an attorney with Fredrikson & Byron. The ANA recognition is given by the College of Liberal Arts to alumni whose individual achievements, leadership and contributions have brought distinction to their professions, their communities and their college, as well as to honor the collective depth and breadth of their interests, talents, career paths and …

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Golf Sponsorship 2013

Why sponsor the golf tournament? Proceeds from the event benefit the Student Award of Merit scholarships. It’s a great way to market your products and services to 150 lawyers. You get to golf at one of the Twin Cities’ best private courses – designed by Jack Nicklaus. You’ll receive public recognition for your support. Available sponsorships $1,500 Platinum Sponsorship Signage at a tee …

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Second Annual Spring Fling Networking Event on March 21 at Briggs

The American Bar Association Law Student Division of William Mitchell and the Hachey Initiative invite you to attend the Second Annual Spring Fling Networking Event on Thursday, March 21 from 4:30-7 pm at Briggs & Morgan (2200 IDS Center) in Minneapolis. To Register for this FREE event, email Hachey@wmitchell.edu.

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Alumni CLE Series presents Bankruptcy Basics: What Every Lawyer Should Know

The Alumni CLE Series presents Bankruptcy Basics: What every lawyer should know.  Presented by Michael Sheridan ’08 of Atlas Law Firm. Whether you’re just starting a bankruptcy practice or just need a basic understanding to help you as you advise your clients, come get a grasp of foundational concepts and principles. Application made for 1.5 …

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Alumni CLE Series present LLC Double Feature with Prof. Kleinberger

The Alumni CLE Series presents a LLC Double Feature with a Principal Drafter of the Minnesota and Uniform LLC Acts – Using Member Control Agreements for: Binding Arbitrations that actually bind the real parties in the deal; AND Modifying or Eliminating Fiduciary Duties. Presented by Professor Daniel Kleinberger, a national expert on LLCs.  Application will be made for …

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2013 Justice Esther M. Tomljanovich Tea for Women in Law

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 5-7 pm CLE 3:30-5 pm: Leadership Effectiveness and Executive Presence Moderator: Becky Thorsen ’95, Partner and Chair of Hiring Committee – Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi Panelists Confirmed to Date: Peg Birk ’83, Transitional General Secretary at National Council of Churches, and President & CEO of Interim Solutions Sara Grewing ’03, St. Paul City Attorney Kim Mageau ’85, …

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2013 Golf Tournament

2013 Alumni Golf Tournament

Monday, May 20, 2013 Rain or Shine Bearpath Golf & Country Club Eden Prairie, MN 11 am | Registration and lunch 12:30 pm | Shotgun start (scramble format) 5:30 pm | Reception with hors d’oeuvres, tournament awards, and prize drawings (must be present to win) Fees Registration includes greens fee, cart, lunch, and reception. Early Bird Cost (through March 15) is $175* per person / $115 …

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Stop by the Mitchell table at the MSBA Convention’s Law School Reception on June 27

Are you going to Day 9 of the MSBA’s Nine Days in June in Brooklyn Center on June 27? If yes, stop by the William Mitchell table for a free drink ticket and a gift. The Law School Reception runs from 5-6 pm. For more information about the day and to register with the MSBA, …

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Courting Harry performance at the History Theatre on March 1

Lee Blessing, a native Minnesotan and internationally acclaimed playwright, will discuss his new play about Supreme Court Justices Warren Burger ‘31 and Harry Blackmun at a special event for Mitchell students and alumni at the History Theatre. The event will immediately precede the March 1 preview performance of Blessing’s play “Courting Harry,” which explores the lifelong …

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