Special Academic Programs


Mitchell International

William Mitchell has a strong presence in the international community. From our international programs for students to the global work of our alumni and faculty, we understand the value in providing students with an international perspective.

Our students study abroad. Our alumni work throughout the world. And our faculty are internationally renowned for their legal expertise, scholarship, teaching, and public service

Mitchell in London

Mitchell in LondonTaking its cues from Mitchell's practical brand of legal education, Mitchell in London offers students the opportunity to study legal theory and hone their lawyering skills in one of the world's leading centers of business, trade, government, and research.

Mitchell's LL.M. program for foreign law graduates

An advanced legal studies program for lawyers from around the world

Study Abroad

Earn part of your law degree while living in a foreign country. As a student of William Mitchell, you can partake in several summer or semester-abroad programs which are offered through CILE—the Consortium for Innovative Legal Education.

LAMP: Legal Assistance to Minnesota Prisoners

Students provide civil representation to low-income persons incarcerated in Minnesota, representing clients from interview through any trial.

World Without Genocide

World Without Genocide works to protect innocent people around the world; prevents genocide by fighting racism and prejudice; advocates for the prosecution of perpetrators; and remembers those whose lives and cultures have been destroyed by genocide.

Marshall-Brennan Project

Mitchell students empower high school students to be responsible citizens and lifelong participants in the democratic process by teaching them about constitutional rights and responsibilities.

Self-Help Clinic

Mitchell students and alumni provide people representing themselves in court—called pro se litigants—with access to legal support. Co-sponsored by the Minnesota Justice Foundation.

The Mitchell Fellows Program

Exceptional students work with a faculty member whose efforts and practical wisdom are changing the law itself.


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