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Associate Dean for Administration Mary Pat Byrn signed an agreement Aug. 11 for Mitchell to partner with Aichi Law School in Nagoya, Japan, represented by Dean Hirofumi Ito.

Mitchell partners with Japanese law school

A new international partnership for William Mitchell College of Law has its roots in a friendship that started nearly 30 years ago. Ken Port and Hirofumi Ito met as students at the University of Wisconsin Law School and stayed in touch after Ito completed his one-year program and returned to Japan. “His three boys and my …


Mark Gordon starts as Mitchell president and dean

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. Continue reading →