Category Archives: Student News

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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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Res Ipsa Cup pits Mitchell Fighting Eelpouts against Hamline Pipers in historic charity hockey game

Two law school hockey teams will face off for the last time, as Mitchell’s Fighting Eelpouts compete against the Hamline University School of Law Pipers in the Res Ipsa Cup. The two law schools are on track to become one, pending ABA approval for the creation of Mitchell|Hamline School of Law. Continue reading →

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Judicial clerkships offer Mitchell students valuable experience in the courts

Judicial clerkships are counted among the most prestigious opportunities available to law school students upon graduation, but they’re also extraordinarily competitive. With the help of faculty and staff, William Mitchell students secure new judicial clerkships each year, pursuing opportunities in state and federal courts. Continue reading →

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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 →

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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 →

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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