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Thank you to our sponsors
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Become a mentor for a Mitchell 3L or 4L this fall!
Friday, May 17 from Noon-1:30 pm. Application will be made for 1.5 Ethics CLE credits.
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…
Professors Steenson and Prince are back on March 14 at 7:30 am for their annual review of all things torts.
Join alumni, students, professors, and friends for conversation and collegiality from 4:30-7 pm
Check out all the WWG events coming up in the next month
Friday, March 29 at noon with Michael Sheridan ’08
Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 am in Room 319
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.…
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…
Friday, June 14 at noon in room 319
5-6 pm at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center
Friday, Feb. 22 from noon-1:30 pm
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…
Beginning at 4 pm | Film + Bias CLE + Reception. Free. Co-sponsored by Minnesota Women Lawyers
The Recent Grad Committee Presents “Successful Networking in the Real World: Advancing your Career One Connection at a Time”
For Recent Grads Only! Join us on Dec. 4 from 5-7 pm for Successful Networking in the Real World: Advancing your Career One Connection at a Time
Friday, Dec. 14 from noon-1:30 at Mitchell
The Alumni CLE Series presents The Appellate Court’s Standard of Review of Pre-Trial and Trial Court’s Evidentiary Rulings with Judge Toussaint
Thursday, Jan. 10 from 7:30-9 am.
If you’re looking to transition out of your practice and sell it to someone who wants to expand theirs, don’t miss the Hachey Initiative presentation: Law Practice for Sale: Strategies for Sellers and Buyers Presented by Roy S. Ginsburg November 7, 2012 | Auditorium 4:30-6:30 pm | Reception begins at 5:30 pm Ginsburg will present…
The Alumni CLE Series presents The Why and How of Accelerated Worldwide Patent Filings. Friday, Nov. 16 from 12-1:30 pm
Get your Gobble on! Join us on Friday, Nov. 16 for dinner and conversation.
Celebrate the Class of 1992′s 20th Reunion at Billy’s on October 25.
Alumni are invited to join Mitchell students and professors for the First Annual Mississippi Riverboat Cruise Friday, Aug. 14
Social Media in the Workplace: Friday, October 19, 12 PM–1:30 PM, room 319
Hachey Event: Law Practice for Sale on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 4:30–6:30 pm
Medical Assistance 101: Planning for Long Term Care on Friday, September 28, 12 PM–1:30 PM
Alumni CLE: Social Media and the Workplace on Friday, Oct. 19 at noon
Just confirmed: Teresa Thompson ’94 on Social Media and the Workplace on Friday, Oct. 19
Hachey Event: Face Time – Tuesday, Oct. 9 from 4:30–6 pm
Thank you to our sponsors
Team and individual event winners
Photos from Monday on the course
Thursday, Sept. 13 from 7:30-9 am. Attend live or via webcast.
CLE: Advocacy for Children and Parents in Minnesota – June 12 from 12- 1 pm in downtown St. Paul
Alumni CLE Series: LLC vs. S Corporation, Tax and Business Law: An Introduction – Thursday, May 10 from 7:30 – 9 am
Join alumni and friends for this year’s golf tournament on Monday, May 21, at North Oaks Golf Club. Early bird registration is available through March 21.
There are several sponsorship options for this year’s alumni golf tournament, sign up today.
Voter ID- The Civil Rights Implications. Tuesday, April 17 from 6-8 pm
You are cordially invited to join us for the Justice Esther M. Tomljanovich Tea for Women in Law on Wednesday, April 18, from 5-7 pm.
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).
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…
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.
Join Professors Mikc Steenson and Dave Prince as they present their annual update on the latest cases interpreting the law of torts. Thursday, April 12, 2012 7:30 AM–9:00 AM, Room 319.
Get a candid insider perspective on the America Invents Act on Monday, April 9 | 4:30 – 6 pm. William Mitchell Auditorium.
Cyber law, the privacy of social networking websites, and working with forensic analysts. Friday, March 30 from 1 to 3:30 pm. $20. Application has been made for 2.25 CLE credits.
If you’ve ever thought about practicing law in Greater Minnesota, you won’t want to miss this event on Tuesday, April 3 at 4:30.
Planning Your Career Re-Entry: Strategies for J.D. Holders Returning to the Workforce | Wednesday, May 2 | 9am – 2:30 pm
Alumni CLE Series: The Intersection of Estate Planning and Family Law – Friday, April 27 from 12-1:30 pm
CLE – Revising the Rules: Finding Solutions for Gender Equity and Diversity in the Legal Work on Wednesday, April 25 from 3-5 pm
Join Professor Karl Moy for An Introductory Analysis of the America Invents Act on Thursday, March 22
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…
Professors Greg Duhl and Jaclyn Millner ’09 are back with this popular look at ethics traps for transactional lawyers.
Friday, Feb. 8 from Noon-4 pm | $40 for 3 CLE credits, lunch, and reception
Alumni CLE: The Use of Computer Forensics in Litigation on Friday, June 8 from 12-1:30 pm
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.…
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…
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.
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…
Hear from one of Minnesota’s most experienced and highly regarded medical malpractice trial lawyers about critical procedural statutes: Statutes of Limitation and the Expert Review Statute. Learn what the statutes require, how to avoid missteps that could result in dismissal with prejudice, and the most recent and relevant case law interpeting the statutes. FREE for…
Not LinkedIn? What are you waiting for? Learn what it’s all about on November 2 at noon at Mitchell.
If you’re not LinkedIn, you’re missing out on a great tool to use in building professional connections and expanding your network. Join us to learn the basics – how it works, how to get started, and how to use LinkedIn to help you to locate and research job opportunities. Presented by Alison Morris, Alumni Relations…
If you live in NYC or will be in the City on Nov. 7, join Dean Eric Janus and others at the NY offices of Robins Kaplan Miller and Ciresi for an evening with other Mitchell alumni, friends, and prospective students. For more information and to register, visit Mitchell in NY.
Hear from an experienced litigator and a financial expert what to consider when deciding what type of remedies to pursue, how to establish damages, and more. Attend in person or via webcast. Register here.
Don’t miss former Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Toussaint present a CLE on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 am
Professor Toussaint will provide his thoughts on differences in practice between the MN district court and the court of appeals. Walk-ins welcome. Attend in person or via webcast. For more information and to register, click here.
Here from two alumni experts (Paula Vraa ’91 and Karent Cote ’91) on the latest in No-Fault, Liability, and UM/UIM coverage from the perspective of insurers and policyholders; from trial through appeal. FREE for ’10 and ’11 grads. Also available via webcast. 1.5 CLE credits approved. 12-1:30 pm in room 319. For more information and to…
We’ve got a great line-up of CLEs this year, starting with Professors Mike Steenson and Mehmet Konar-Steenberg presenting the annual “U.S. Supreme Court Review” on Sept. 15 at 7:30 am. From auto insurance law to immigration in the workplace, from Indian law to IOLTA, we’ve got a wide range of programs for you. FREE for…
If you plan to attend the MSBA’s 9 Days in June event at Target Field this Thursday, be sure to stop by the William Mitchell table at the Law School Reception at 5:15 pm.
7:30 – 9 am in the Mitchell Auditorium. Only $20 in person; $30 via webcast. Walk-ins welcome. To register, go here. This is a great chance to learn how to make your existing website better or what to consider as you begin designing your website.
Once again we have a full roster of 144 Mitchell alumni, students, and friends who are gearing up for an afternoon of fun in the sun at North Oaks Golf Club. This year the Golf Committee will present the Mark D. Wisser Award Honoring Alumni Collegiality to Tom Conlin ’58. Congratulations Tom!
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recently honored Anh Le Kremer ’01 as one of 25 Women to Watch because of her professional and community leadership. The Women in Business Awards recognize women business leaders and entrepreneurs in the Twin Cities. You can read more about Kremer’s accomplishments and community involvement here.
If e-discovery has got you down, come here from our experienced panel next Friday, May 13 from 12-1:30 and learn hot tips, best practices, and traps to avoid in the complicated but here-to-stay world of e-discovery. Panelists: Magistrate Judge Steven Rau ’83, John Degnan ’76, and Heidi Fessler of Merrill Corp. Live and via webcast.…
William Mitchell is looking for some part-time adjunct professors to teach writing and representations to ILs and appellate advocacy to 2Ls and 3Ls starting next fall for the 2011-2012 academic year. Application deadline is May 2, so don’t delay! More details here.
Join us on Thursday, Apr. 7 to hear from a panel of attorneys who live and work in Greater Minnesota. Co-sponsored by the MSBA’s Outstate Practice Section and the Hachey Initiative. For more information and to register for this FREE event for students and alumni, click here.
Have a profile on LinkedIn but don’t know what to do next? Not even sure what LinkedIn does or how it works? Come learn the basics of how to use LinkedIn to expand your network and leverage your existing connections. Free for students, alumni, faculty and staff. Register here.
Join Professors Michael Jordan and John Radsan for ”Another Side to the Chase” – an information conversation with B. Todd Jones. The conversation will focus on excellence outside the legal field where commitment, creativity, and passion are also displayed. Thursday, Feb. 17 in the Kelley Boardroom. Reception at 5:30 pm; conversation begins at 6 pm. Seating is limited…
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…
The Center for Negotiation and Justice at William Mitchell College of Law will host Transactions and Settlements: A Negotiation and Drafting Workshop for Lawyers from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Friday, Feb. 11. During the hands-on, interactive workshop, participants will learn the fundamental drafting and negotiating skills used by transactional lawyers, litigators, and other attorneys.…
Dr. Charlie Clements, Executive Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard University, will speak at a symposium titled “Food, Fuel, and Water: Resource Scarcity and Genocide,” Sunday, January 30, 1:00-4:00 pm at William Mitchell. He will examine current laws and policies of water use at municipal, state, national, and international levels and…
The National Security Society is happy to announce its fourth excellence series conversation. Join us on January 20 in the Kelley Boardroom as Steven Champlin, partner at Dorsey & Whitney and United States Tennis Association board member, discusses his passions: the game of tennis, skiing, and fishing. Food and refreshments provided. FREE. Reception: 5:30pm Conversation:…
Alumni may audit one course per semester at a reduced rate of $100/credit hour – 44 courses are available to choose from for Spring 2011. For more information about how to apply and to review the course list, go to http://www.wmitchell.edu/alumni/auditing.html. Remember, you can apply for CLE credit for every hour of classroom instruction you…
Professor Moy will be discussing Implications of Global-Tech Appliances Inc. and Pentalpha Enterprises Ltd. v. SEB S.A. Join us in person or via webcast. 12-1:30 pm in the Auditorium. Grads from ’08-’10 attend for free! To register: http://www.wmitchell.edu/lectures/. This is our final Alumni CLE of the calendar year.
Here are the event codes for four Mitchell Alumni CLEs from this fall: Truthful Practices in Legal Negotiations: 150487 U.S. Supreme Court Review:149650 Growing Your Firm in Changing Times: 150048 A Primer for Raising Capital (formerly Doing Deals): 150050 To report your credits, go to: http://www.mbcle.state.mn.us/mbcle/pages/home.asp
From reading financial statements to understanding covenants to the relative benefits of debt v. equity, learn what it takes to get a deal done (of any size) in the current economic climate. Presented by Zachary Robins ’08, Angie Snavely ’08, and Matthew Kuhn ’06. Zach Robins is an associate with Aethlon Capital, a private investment…
Join us on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 4:30 in the auditorium for the second in a 3-part series on Networking in the New Economy. If you are looking for work, trying to build your practice, or are looking for more authentic ways of creating connections, this event is for you. For more information about the alumni panel…
Please join us for the next Solo/Small Firm Lunch Discussion on Thursday, Nov. 11 from 12-1 pm in room 229. Jamie Forman ’85 of Oberman, Thompson & Siegal will address strategies for managing your time wisely, including tips on handling a crisis. Feel free to bring your own lunch – drinks and dessert provided. See you there.
John Echohawk, one of the most influential lawyers in the United States, will present “The Native American Rights Fund: A 40-Year Retrospective” Monday, Nov. 8 from 5:30 to 7 pm at William Mitchell College of Law. The event is free and open to the public. For more information and to register: http://web.wmitchell.edu/indian-law/2010/09/john-echohawk The event will…
The Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy project, in its second year at Mitchell, is looking for one-two alumni to serve as judges for a moot court competition on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 1pm. The project places students in four St. Paul high schools five days week where they teach a class on students’ constitutional rights, and…
2009-2010 grads invited to small to mid-sized law firm forum at Mitchell on Tues., Nov. 9 from 5:30-7:30 pm
Wonder what it would be like to practice with a small or mid-sized firm – either in the Cities or outstate? The Forum will feature 15 small to mid-size law firms, ranging in size, location and practice. Law firms from Willmar, New Ulm, Duluth and the Twin Cities will be present. Panel at 5:30; reception…
Don’t miss the next presentation in our Alumni CLE Series. Join Professors Steenson and Jordan as they present their popular annual review of last year’s U.S. Supreme Court decisions. In the Auditorium from 7:30 – 9am on Oct. 14. Register here.
Alumni are encouraged to attend this event, the first in a 3-part series of events on Networking in the New Economy. The free program begins in the Auditorium at 4 pm and is followed by a reception at 5 pm. Kaplan is a former practicing lawyer who now speaks across the country to attorneys on…
We’d like to help you celebrate. Please join us for a brunch at 317 on Rice from 9-10:15 on Friday, Oct. 29. The brunch is free for Mitchell grads being sworn in and 1 guest; $12 for all others. Call 651-290-6370 to RSVP by Oct. 22.
Learn the business principles necessary to be successful at running any business –including a law firm– from alum Bill Gschwind ’10, an associate at Alden Pearson and president of InPursuit Consulting. Bill has an MBA from the University of St. Thomas and is an adjunct faculty member at the Minnesota School of Business. Grads from…
The weather promises to be perfect for our first-ever Party on the Lawn for the Marathon. We’re welcoming students, alumni, faculty, staff, and families to help cheer on our Mitchell Marathoners (and the rest of the runners) who will be at mile 24 as they pass by Mitchell. You can cheer them on with your…
This year’s Alumni CLE Series gets underway next Friday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 am with an ethics CLE presented by Professor Deborah Schmedemann on “Truthful Practices in Legal Negotiations”. Due to increased demand, all CLEs will take place in the Auditorium this year, or via webcast. As always, CLEs are free for alumni for the first two…
Join us from 12 – 1 pm in room 225 to discuss strategies for determining your fee rate and structure (including alternative billing). Our alumni host is Allison Burke ’09 of Buchholz & Burke. Drinks and dessert provided; bring your own lunch, your business cards to share, and your experiences. Drop-ins welcome. School is back…
Recordbreaking heat didn’t stop almost 140 alumni, students, and friends from enjoying themselves at the golf tournament on Monday. Check out which teams placed, who won the contest holes, and watch a slideshow of photos from the day at http://www.wmitchell.edu/alumni/golf. Many thanks to our sponsors, prize donors, and players. Go ahead and save the date…
For the first time in recent memory – possibly ever? – the alumni golf tournament had to close registration due to reaching capacity! It promises to be a hot & humid day, but we look forward to seeing alumni from every decade from the 50s (such as Tom Conlin ’58) through the ’00s (such as Andrew…
Jamie Ford ’08, Adam Chelseth ’08, and Professor Ken Port will be there – how about you? We’re buying the food; we’re counting on you to bring your friends (or come alone and meet some new folks). See you there!
Emily Skidmore Nesse ’09, research director for the Taxpayers’ League of Minnesota, argues against legislation carried by Rep. Deb Hilstrom ’10 (DFL-Brooklyn Center), that would require prisoners to be held only in publicly-owned and operated jails and prisons, in an opinion piece in the Pilot-Independent.
Join us for a free CLE Wed., March 24 in the Kelly Boardroom from 8:30-11:30 as part of Mitchell’s Diversity Week. Racism is not a thing of the past. Being able to talk about race and racism openly is a first step in being able to address it during the practice of law and the…
The Office of Career and Professional Development needs your help! Alumni are needed to conduct mock interviews and give feedback to ILs during their WRAP classes at the following times: Section 4: Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 8:30pm-9:20pm Section 3: Friday, February 5, 2010 at 10am-10:50am Section 2: Friday, February 5, 2010, at 11-11:50am Section…
Interested in Employment Law? Three panelists will discuss their practices at a free CLE on Thur, Jan. 28
4:30-6:20 at William Mitchell. No charge. Application has been made for CLE credit. Presenters: Frances E. Baillon ’98, Halunen & Associates; M. William O’Brien, Miller O’Brien Cummins; and Sally A. Scoggin ’80, Briggs and Morgan. To register, call Melissa Richard at 651-290-6319 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ever wonder what it’s like to practice immigration law? How about bankruptcy, energy, or health law?
Now’s your chance to quench your curiosity about what’s involved in practicing in seven areas of law that look like they’ll be keeping lawyers busy in the years to come. Check out our new alumni CLE series starting on Jan. 14 that can help you retool for the new economy. Each late-afternoon CLE offers multiple practioners’ perspectives on…
With the recent MN Supreme Court decision to raise attorney licensing fees by $100 (temporarily), there’s been some buzz about the rising cost of being a lawyer. Paying for those CLE credits can get pricey (especially if you’re paying for it yourself), but that’s where Mitchell’s CLE program comes in. Our recent grads (those two…
About 100 alumni and other attorneys came by campus this week to attend CLEs covering three very distinct topics – productive ways to talk about race; the best in internet-based legal research; and whether Justice Department lawyers violated the rules of ethics when they wrote various counterterrorism memos. Another 40 or so viewed the CLEs via webcast. …