Monthly Archives: December 2006

William Mitchell names new Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development

William Mitchell College of Law is pleased to announce that Bridgid E. Dowdal has accepted the position of assistant dean for career and professional development. She will join the college on January 16. Dowdal has extensive practice experience. She served as an assistant U.S. attorney, District of Minnesota, 1999-2003. She was a U.S. Department of Justice …

Mitchell honored for pro bono Guardian ad Litem service

William Mitchell College of Law was honored by the State Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program and the Minnesota Judicial Council for its contributions to improving advocacy for abused children. The event recognizing GAL Pro Bono Partners was held Dec. 14 at the Minnesota Judicial Center. A guardian ad litem is trained to represent the best …

Chief Justice Russell Anderson to make keynote speech at Winter Commencement

Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Russell Anderson will be the keynote speaker at William Mitchell College of Law’s 2007 Winter Commencement ceremony. Anderson was appointed chief justice in December of 2005 by Governor Tim Pawlenty, who described him at the time as “an extraordinary jurist— (who) will lead the state’s highest court with integrity and …

Call for entries: Paul A. Welter Trademark Law Award

Nominations are being accepted for the first annual Paul A. Welter Award for Excellence in Trademark Law, honoring in-house trademark counsel for outstanding career accomplishments and service to the community. The award is sponsored by William Mitchell College of Law and Merchant & Gould. Welter was a 1964 graduate of William Mitchell and had a …

Mitchell 3L Selected for U.N. International Trade Law Internship

Rebecca White, a third-year student at William Mitchell College of Law, has been chosen for an internship with the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), in Vienna, Austria. “I«m very excited to do this,” she said. “I hope to be an asset to the organization and bring my experience back to share with …

Professor A. John Radsan in MPR Iraq Forum

On Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 7 to 8:10 p.m., Minnesota Public Radio will host the “Forum on the Future of American Involvement in Iraq.” This town hall forum will include approximately 80 participants, including William Mitchell Professor A. John Radsan, an expert and frequent media commentator on national security issues. Founder of the National Security Forum at William Mitchell …