Longtime educator will lead Mitchell|Hamline
upon ABA acquiescence
Mark C. Gordon, a respected educator and innovator with nearly 30 years of experience in higher education and public service, took over July 1 as the 25th president and dean at William Mitchell College of Law.
Most college presidents say they want to get to know students. Few have taken it to the lengths Mark Gordon has. Continue reading
The American Lung Association has awarded Maggie Mahoney, deputy director of the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium at the Public Health Law Center at William Mitchell, the 2015 C. Everett Koop Unsung Hero Award for her outstanding contributions to tobacco control. Continue reading
Mitchell’s Community Development Clinic, led by Diane Dube ’82, partnered with the Center for Law and Business, led by assistant director Leanne Fuith ’10, to sponsor a free legal clinic at the Multicultural Small Business Resources Fair in St. Paul on June 20. Continue reading
Taylor Levy is dedicated to social justice, particularly causes pertaining to low-income immigrants. Friends and family encouraged her from an early age to attend law school. But as a foster mom to four children who works full time as a family immigration program coordinator and immigrant advocate in El Paso, Texas, she didn’t have time and wasn’t close to a legal education program that worked with her busy life. Continue reading
ABA review date set, trustees named
Plans to combine William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law continue to progress, with an American Bar Association committee set to review the proposed union in September, as expected, and a slate of leaders elected to the governing board for what will become Mitchell|Hamline School of Law. Continue reading
On Wednesday, June 3, Mehmet Konar-Steenberg, associate dean of faculty, and Sean Felhofer, digital initiatives librarian, presented the newly released Minnesota Administrative Procedure e-treatise at the Minnesota State Bar Association Administrative Law Section Annual Meeting in St. Paul. Continue reading
A unique program at William Mitchell that trains scientists to talk about complex subjects in understandable ways is being funded for an additional three years. Continue reading
Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Nikols “Nik” Mendoza Colmenares ’15, came to the United States at age 18 with his father. He worked full-time in the banking industry to support himself and his dad while learning English and attending college. Continue reading
Stretches of Interstate 94 and Kellogg Boulevard in St. Paul will be closed this weekend. Spring Commencement 2015 is Sunday, May 17, at 2 pm at St. Paul RiverCentre. Doors open at 1:15 pm. Please adjust your travel plans accordingly. Continue reading
Thirteen Mitchell students seized the opportunity this year to gain intensive practical training in their final semester of law school through the Legal Residency Program. This is the second year Mitchell has partnered with legal practitioners in the area of criminal and family law to offer the program. Continue reading
Just a few spots remain for the 42nd Annual Alumni Golf Tournament at the TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Minn., Monday, May 18. Continue reading
The Community Development Clinic at William Mitchell College of Law celebrated 10 years of service to the community on Friday, April 24, 2015 with a CLE, reception, and the release of a 10-year report.