Category Archives: Alumni News


Journal issue explores impacts of light rail project through eyes of recent Mitchell grads

Light rail is top-of-mind for locals in the Twin Cities metro area, where two lines of metro transit are in operation and the Metropolitan Council is working on plans to extend them. But there’s more to light rail transit projects than just waiting at the station. As students In William Mitchell’s Community Development Clinic learned first-hand, …


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 …

Erica Holzer

Student Award of Merit Winner: Erica Holzer

Among the things Erica Holzer has learned while in law school, there’s one that stands out. “I’ve learned that I’m at my best when I’m being of service to others,” she says. “Working directly with clients, drafting appellate briefs and other motion papers, and working to secure justice for underrepresented communities has been a highlight of …