William Mitchell News


William Mitchell College of Law selects Mark Gordon as new president and dean

The Board of Trustees of William Mitchell College of Law today announced the appointment of Mark C. Gordon, a respected educator and innovator, as its new president and dean.

Gordon will begin as president and dean at William Mitchell on July 1, 2015, bringing nearly 30 years of experience in higher education and public service. He is currently president of Defiance College, a private, liberal arts college in Defiance, Ohio, and previously served as dean of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.  Continue reading

James Kuettner receives Student Award of Merit

Students and professors at William Mitchell know James Kuettner ’15 for his generosity, his warm and confident nature, and his incredible work ethic. Throughout his time in law school, the qualities his colleagues recognize in him have extended to his clinical work and to clients, making Kuettner the 2015 Student Award of Merit recipient for January.

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Mitchell program expands inventor assistance through new partnership with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

William Mitchell’s Intellectual Property Institute has partnered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to launch a student-centered, patent pro bono program in 2015. The William Mitchell Inventor Assistance Program will offer support to small businesses and inventors with limited resources in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. Continue reading


Which law school enrollment option is right for you?

Thinking about law school? Great! You’ve never had more enrollment options.

Now that William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minn., is offering the first on-campus/online J.D. enrollment option at an ABA-approved law school, your work schedule, family obligations, and distance from the closest college no longer need to be barriers between you and your dreams.   Continue reading


Project Community Connect comes together with help from William Mitchell

The William Mitchell Community Development Clinic organized the legal section for the Scott-Carver Project Community Connect event on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Shakopee, Minn. The event brought together employment, housing, financial assistance, and other service providers to help individuals connect to the services they need. Continue reading