Tag Archives: Alumni

Mitchell students offer free assistance with advance health care directives

If something unexpected happens and you can’t communicate your health care wishes, how will your loved ones know what to do? A completed advance health care directive can help ensure there will be no questions about what you want, and William Mitchell students and alumni are offering free assistance with legally documenting your wishes during National …

Cecilia Knapp

Student Award of Merit winner makes her mark in the classroom and the community

Enrolling at Mitchell, Cecilia Knapp ’13 expected to accomplish many things, but her main goal was to graduate a truly well-rounded lawyer. After her first semester, when she experienced the disappointment that many new law school students have upon receiving their grades, Knapp saw an opportunity. With her unshakable optimism, improving those grades became another challenge …

Rosalie Wahl

Join us in honoring Justice Rosalie Wahl ’67 at a free screening of ‘Girl from Birch Creek’

William Mitchell College of Law and Minnesota Women Lawyers will present a free screening of “Girl from Birch Creek,” a 58-minute film about Rosalie Wahl ’67, Minnesota’s first woman Supreme Court justice, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at 4 pm in the William Mitchell College of Law Auditorium. Continue reading →

Center for Law and Business gives students crucial skills and added marketplace value

A one-of-a-kind program is giving Mitchell students even more essential tools as they prepare for a career in law, business, or both. The Center for Law and Business recently began its second academic year of offering students courses with a non-law business curriculum, along with traditional business law courses. Continue reading →

Intellectual property attorneys help make Mitchell at top IP law school

Practicing attorneys work with students to make Mitchell a top law school for intellectual property law

When Mitchell students in the Intellectual Property Institute graduate, they’re finding that their job prospects are pretty bright. And you only have to look as far as the college’s alumni and its connection to the IP community to figure out why. Continue reading →

Outstate Minnesota

Event to explore life and the practice of law in Greater Minnesota

If you’ve ever thought about practicing law in Greater Minnesota, you won’t want to miss this event sponsored by the MSBA Outstate Practice Section, the William Mitchell Office of Career and Professional Development, and the Hachey Initiative: “My advice is to look beyond the metropolitan areas. There’s so much more opportunity in Greater Minnesota.” —Barbara J. Runchey …

Jenna Yauch-Erickson '11

Graduate lands federal clerkship, credits Mitchell connections

Jenna Yauch-Erickson ’11 says she’s been walking around in shock for a couple of weeks. The cause of her disbelief: a whirlwind of activity that landed her a coveted federal clerkship less than a month after she heard about the opening. At the eye of that whirlwind was a network of William Mitchell alumni which …