Category Archives: Student News


Mitchell welcomes more than 240 new students to campus

William Mitchell College of Law is welcoming more than 240 entering students to campus this fall. The second cohort of students in Mitchell’s one-of-a-kind Hybrid J.D. Program started their Preparation Week on Monday, August 31. The group hit the ABA limit of 96 students, up from 85 in the first class. The students hail from 34 …


Working with Mitchell professor, alum on immigration issues leads student to Hybrid Program

Taylor Levy is dedicated to social justice, particularly causes pertaining to low-income immigrants. Friends and family encouraged her from an early age to attend law school.  But as a foster mom to four children who works full time as a family immigration program coordinator and immigrant advocate in El Paso, Texas, she didn’t have time …

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Mitchell team takes top honors again at the national NALSA moot court competition

William Mitchell students once again brought home the Top Team Advocates and Top Brief honors from the National Native American Law Students Association moot court competition. Joshua Peterson and Scott Jurchisin won first place in both categories at the competition held this past weekend at the University of Arizona in Tucson.   Continue reading →


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 →


Mitchell in London experience sends students soaring abroad

Students who participated in William Mitchell’s summer study abroad program walked away from the five-week experience with a wealth of knowledge, lifelong memories, and a copy of the U.S. Constitution signed by Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr., who taught a class during the program.  Continue reading →



When students and faculty from 12 law schools traveled to England this summer for Mitchell in London, we asked them to share their experiences on social media. The results are brilliant! Continue reading →