William Mitchell News


Minnesota Lawyer recognizes the work of Professor Ted Sampsell-Jones

Professor Ted Sampsell-Jones is known for bringing on-the-ground legal work into the classroom. A professor at Mitchell since 2007, he is also of counsel at the San Francisco law firm Riordan & Horgan, one of the nation’s leading criminal appellate firms, working for high-profile defendants such as Barry Bonds and Phil Spector.

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Center for Law and Business Celebrates Fourth Anniversary with a CLE and Reception

The William Mitchell Center for Law and Business will celebrate its fourth anniversary with a CLE program on Leading Businesses through Transition: The Process and Pitfalls of Business Succession Planning, and reception, sponsored by Stinson Leonard Street, on Tuesday, May 12 from 3–6 pm in the William Mitchell Auditorium. Continue reading

Eelpout Hockey

Res Ipsa Cup pits Mitchell Fighting Eelpouts against Hamline Pipers in historic charity hockey game

Two law school hockey teams will face off for the last time, as Mitchell’s Fighting Eelpouts compete against the Hamline University School of Law Pipers in the Res Ipsa Cup. The two law schools are on track to become one, pending ABA approval for the creation of Mitchell|Hamline School of Law. Continue reading


Judicial clerkships offer Mitchell students valuable experience in the courts

Judicial clerkships are counted among the most prestigious opportunities available to law school students upon graduation, but they’re also extraordinarily competitive. With the help of faculty and staff, William Mitchell students secure new judicial clerkships each year, pursuing opportunities in state and federal courts.

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