Category Archives: Alumni Spotlight

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Spotlight: Michelle Hatcher ’98

Michelle Hatcher has been an assistant Hennepin County attorney since 2001. Working in the child protection division, she finds her cases emotionally challenging but also rewarding, as she works to ensure that children are safe. An active Mitchell alum, she served as an alumni board member and president, volunteers with the Women in Law Tea, …

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Spotlight: Mark Hodkinson ’84

Mark Hodkinson has been a trial lawyer at Bassford Remele for more than 25 years, defending products, construction, professional, liquor, and general liability lawsuits, as well as representing parties in business and commercial disputes. He also represents persons injured in accidents and municipalities, and serves as a mediator and arbitrator. He has co-chaired Mitchell’s Alumni …

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Hanna Wolf ’08

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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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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