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Judge Mark S. Wernick and his wife Nancy Entwistle make leadership gifts to support public service careers at two local law schools

Recently retired Hennepin County District Court Judge Mark Wernick and his wife Nancy Entwistle have made leadership gifts to establish the Judge Mark S. Wernick and Nancy Entwistle Public Interest Scholars Assistance programs at the University of Minnesota Law School and William Mitchell College of Law. Continue reading →

William Mitchell is the first ABA-accredited law school in the country to offer an on-campus/online enrollment option.

U.S. News & World Report covers hybrid enrollment: ‘… the one program that fits my life.’

U.S. News & World Report recently posted a feature story about the one-of-a-kind hybrid enrollment option at William Mitchell. The story includes comments from two students who have been accepted to hybrid program, including Jessica Islas, a 31-year-old mother and full-time commercial escrow officer.  “When the hybrid program came along, it was kind of a no-brainer for me; …

Eric S. Janus

William Mitchell president and dean announces plan to return to teaching; search to begin for new law school leader

Eric S. Janus has announced that he will conclude his role as president and dean of William Mitchell College of Law in June 2015 to return to the Mitchell faculty. He will have served as president and dean for eight years, and as a member of the Mitchell faculty for more than 30 years. Continue …

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Gov. Dayton appoints two Mitchell graduates to the Minnesota Court of Appeals

Today, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced the appointment of two William Mitchell graduates as judges on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. the Honorable Denise D. Reilly ’83 and Peter M. Reyes, Jr. ’97 will be appointed to at-large seats, which will become vacant upon the retirements of the Honorable Thomas J. Kalitowski and the Honorable …