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2014 Justice Esther M. Tomljanovich Tea for Women in Law

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 5–7 pm All about the hats! In the tradition of the teas hosted by the former lawyers’ legal fraternity Phi delta Delta, hats and gloves are admired but not required. Back by popular demand: the Hat Rental. RSVP and RegisterA limited number of Justice Tomljanovich’s hats will be available for a $10 donation to the …

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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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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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2012–13 Alumni CLE Series

Please join us for another great year of stimulating and affordable CLE programs presented by Mitchell faculty and alumni. This year our Alumni CLE series features 15 different 90-minute programs on topics ranging from The Affordable Care Act to Family Law to Ethics for Criminal Defense Lawyers. Fee and registration information is below. All CLEs …

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2012 golf tournament recap

Mixed Division Winners Place Score Team 1st 60 Rory Duggan Kate DeCourcy Peter Johnson Stephen Norton 2nd 61 Thomas Jamison Ben Webster Art Boylan Molly Borg Thornton 3rd 63 John Barragry Ellie Johnson Michael Johnson Adam Sienkowski 4th 63 Timothy Ridley Shane Barnes Catherine McEnroe Lenae Pederson Platinum Sponsors Field Event Winners Men Women Long Drive Hole #1 Court Anderson Hole #7 Kristen Larson Long Putt Hole #18 Dan Thue Hole #9 Barbara Klas Closest to Pin Hole #11 Shane Barnes Hole #13 Ellie Johnson Titanium Sponsors Men’s Division Winners Place Score Team 1st 59 Barry Lundeen Brad Lundeen Jonathon Lundeen John Heiderscheidt 2nd 60 Matt Shea Aaron Barber Brent Anderson Henry Wang 3rd 60 Paul Hemming Marcus Ploeger Kevin Decker Patrick Thornton 4th 60 Ben Wagner Mike …

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Congratulations to the 11 Mitchell Alumni named “Attorneys of the Year” by Minnesota Lawyer!

The following 11 Mitchell alumni (spanning graduation years from ’65 to ’08) were named Attorneys of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer for their leadership in the profession, involvement in a major or newsworthy case, excellence in corporate or transaction services, and service to the profession or the judicial system:  Sam Hanson ’65, John Harper III ’77, Elizabeth …

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39th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament

Monday, May 21, 2012 Rain or Shine North Oaks Golf Club 11 am Registration and lunch 12:30 pm Shotgun start (scramble format) 5:30 pm Reception with buffet, tournament awards, and prize drawings (must be present to win) Fees Registration includes greens fee, cart, lunch, and reception. Cost is $180 per person / $130 for current students, graduates from the classes of 2010 to 2012, and public …

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2012 Justice Esther M. Tomljanovich Tea for Women in Law

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 5–7 pm Registration closed Questions? Please contact Lauren Schrank at 651-290-6370. All about the hats! In the tradition of the teas hosted by the former lawyers’ legal fraternity Phi Delta Delta, hats and gloves are admired, but not required. Back by popular demand: the Hat Rental.  A limited number of hats will be available for a …

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Learn the Latest in the World of International Patents at the next Alumni CLE on March 8

Professor Jay Erstling will share developments in international patenting and the Patent Cooperation Treaty on Thursday, March 8 from 7:30 – 9 am in Room 319 at Mitchell. Live and via webcast. FREE for ’10/’11 grads! Register here (but walk-ins are always welcome).

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Learn how to avoid the most common IOLTA traps at Feb. 24 CLE

Next up in the Alumni CLE Series:  IOLTA Tips and Traps for Solo and Small Firm Lawyers: Real-World Examples and Advice. 12-1:30 pm in the Mitchell Auditorium or via webcast. Co-presenter Tarell Friedley ’85 has been in solo practice in Apple Valley, Minnesota since 1997. The law firm of Tarell A. Friedley, P.A. primarily focuses in …

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Learn about GIS and the Law on Wed. March 7 from 4-5:30 pm

Learn how Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can help reveal violations of existing laws, serve as an exploratory tool to understand new avenues of legal action and help capture, manage, analyze and display geographically – referenced and statistical data. Wednesday, March 7, 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 331. CLE credit applied for. No RSVP necessary.

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Beyond the Metro: Life and the Practice of Law in Greater Minnesota

Tuesday, April 3, 4:30-5:30 pm (reception follows) If you’ve ever thought about practicing law in Greater Minnesota, you won’t want to miss this event sponsored by the MSBA Outstate Practice Section, the William Mitchell Office of Career and Professional Development, and the Hachey Initiative: William Mitchell Auditorium A panel of attorneys who live and practice in communities large and …

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Immigration in the Workplace

Friday, March 23, 2012 12:00 PM–1:30 PM, (room) 319 Alumni CLE Series: Immigration in the Workplace In today’s worksite enforcement climate, employers have two equally important objectives: (1) abide by immigration laws that prohibit the hiring and retention of unauthorized workers and (2) follow provisions that forbid employment discrimination based on citizenship status or national origin. Under the Obama …

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Was the killing of bin Laden legal under international law? Find out on Jan. 12.

Professor Anthony Winer will present the first CLE of 2012 on Jan. 12 at 7:30am, examining what is permitted and prohibited under Public International Law, and focusing on potentially applicable legal conventions, such as the United Nations Charter, the 1949 Geneva Conventions and their 1977 Protocol, and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. …

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Mitchell students and alumni help 100s at Project Homeless Connect!

Once again, the Mitchell turnout at Project Homeless Connect was impressive! At the Minneapolis event on Monday, Dec. 12, 11 Mitchell law students (more by far than from any other law school) and at least 15 Mitchell alumni were among the volunteer legal team who provided assistance in almost 400 cases.  The teams addressed civil, …

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Join us for the First Annual MLK Week of Service–the Alumni Service Project is Jan. 19 from 6-8 pm!!

Mitchell alumni, students, faculty, and staff are invited to lend a hand getting donated items ready for re-sale at Arc’s Value Village in Richfield. Mark your calendar now.  This will be a great way to get to know others in the Mitchell community in a fun, relaxed setting.  For more information and to register to …

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What the tweet? Our next alumni CLE will answer that question, and more!

Join Associate Dean for Information Resoures Simon Canick and Reference Librarian Janelle Beitz to learn how lawyers can use Twitter by attending “An Introduction to Twitter for Lawyers” on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 7:30-9 am. WEBINAR ONLY (of course). FREE for ’10 and ’11 grads. To register, click here.

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Spotlight: Hanna Wolf ’08

Hanna is involved in the Mitchell Mentors program, helping to ease the transition into law school for 1L students. She’ll also be speaking at the Nov. 17 Hachey Initiative event on opportunities in a career in business law. Speaking of business, Hanna is a corporate counsel at Data Recognition Corporation, and president of the MSBA Corporate Counsel …

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Employee, Subcontractor, or Independent Contractor–which did your client just hire?

You can find out at the next Alumni CLE on Friday, Dec. 2 from noon–1:30 pm at Mitchell.  Attend in person or via webcast.  As always, recent grads (’10-’11) attend for FREE.  Presented by Patrick McGuiness’06 and Tim Selander ’06. Patrick McGuiness assists “green” businesses with a variety of legal matters at the firm Zlimen …

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The Justice Esther M. Tomljanovich Tea for Women in Law 2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 from 5-7 pm RSVP and register by Wednesday, April 6. Questions? Please contact Lauren Schrank at 651-290-6370. In the tradition of the teas hosted by the former lawyers’ legal fraternity Phi Delta Delta, hats and gloves are admired, but not required. A limited number of hats will be available for loan for a small …

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Spotlight: Shawn Wanta ’08

Current Job Attorney at Halunen & Associates. I practice primarily in consumer products class actions (plaintiff) and employment law. My undergraduate degree is in Philosophy and Political Science Volunteer activities Board Member and Director of Legal Affairs for Midwest Avian Adoption and Rescue Services (MAARS) Interests/Hobbies/Passions Rowing. I am a member of the Minneapolis Rowing Club. Pets I have Two cockatiels (Socrates and Vikki) Favorite restaurant Amazing Thailand Favorite …

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Spotlight: Christine M. Weflen ’05

Current Job Associate Attorney at Halleland Lewis Nilan & Johnson with a transactional practice – Real Estate, Business, Commercial Lending, Equine Law First job after law school Associate Attorney at Rider Bennett (until it dissolved in 2007) What I like best about my job The people. They create a fun atmosphere and have helped me build confidence in my own abilities. Because I work with …

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