Category Archives: Student News


Students pitch business plans to investors in mock ‘Shark Tank’ at William Mitchell

Students in William Mitchell’s Start-Up Business Enterprise course met “the sharks” on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, as they pitched their proposals to a panel of working professionals posing as venture capitalists. Modeled after ABC’s reality TV show “Shark Tank,” the event put students’ business acumen to the test. Continue reading →


Star Tribune: William Mitchell program helps new products get off the ground

Star Tribune business reporter David Phelps recently wrote a story about how students in Mitchell’s Business Law Clinic help local businesses with legal issues ranging from writing contracts to securing trademarks.  The clinic provides clients with valuable legal services and students with practical, real-world experience. Read the story


Mitchell student team garners Best Draft award as semi-finalists

Law students Jacob Steen and Maria Cisneros took their legal skills to the 5th Annual Transactional LawMeet in February, competing at regionals. They represented William Mitchell College of Law in competition against 84 teams from nearly 50 law schools. The team was dubbed one of two semi-finalists, and they garnered the Best Draft award in …