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                                                               “Every attorney or judge I saw when I was
                                                               with my mentor said the mentor program was
                                                               something they wished they had in law school.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Bringing the Profession to Legal Education
                                                                                                                      David Bateson, Assistant    Monica Bogucki,             Lisa Montpetit Brabbit,       Michael K. Browne,          Uyen Campbell, Insurance
                                                                                                                      Dean of Students,           Attorney, Legal Aid         Assistant Dean for External   Assistant Director,         Law Consultant and
                                                                                                — 2L Ann LeBeda
                                                                                                                      University of St. Thomas    Society of Minneapolis      Relations, University of      Minneapolis Department      Contract Attorney
                                                                                                                      School of Law                                           St. Thomas School of Law      of Civil Rights

                                                                                                                                                  In addition to learning from mentors, second- and third-year
                                                               “The Mentor Externship was a major draw                                            students participate in a classroom component designed to build on the
                                                                                                                                                  students’ mentor experiences and better prepare them for a vocation in the
                                                               for me to come to St. Thomas, and it didn’t                                        legal profession. The full-time and adjunct faculty who teach Mentor
                                                               disappoint. I was able to get experiences about                                    Externship deepen the students’ understanding of the legal profession by
Steve Tourek, senior vice president and general counsel for                                                                                       sharing their wisdom and experience. We are honored to have these people
                                                               once a month that really helped reinforce my
Marvin Windows and Doors, teaches a mentor externship class.                                                                                      teaching in the program.
                                                               first year studies.”
                                                                                                                                                  A special thanks to Dave Bateson who served as Director of the
The second year seminar focuses on the                                                    — 2L Kelli Hamit Riley                                  Mentor Externship Program with passion and brought the highest standards
importance of relationships in the law and helps                                                                      Leonardo Castro,            of excellence to the program for over five years. He is a nationally recognized       Al Coleman, Senior
                                                                                                                      Managing Attorney,          expert on law school mentor programs. He will continue to share his gifts             Corporate Counsel,
students identify the key relationships all attorneys                                                                 Ramsey County                                                                                                     RSM McGladrey, Inc.
                                                                                                                      Public Defender             with the UST law community as the new Assistant Dean of Students.
must manage.
                                                               “It’s one thing to read about the law – it’s another
I Networking and Relationships in Law: Getting
  to Where You Want to Be                                      thing entirely to see it in action. UST’s mentor
I Developing A Constellation of Mentors to                     program allows a student to not only receive face
  Meet Your Needs                                              time with practicing lawyers in the community,
I Time Management, Prioritizing and Goal Setting               but to also experience the law in real life outside
I Civility in the Legal Profession                             of a classroom.”
I Chemical Dependency and Mental Health
                                                                                               — 3L Tony Toepfer
I Diversity, Cultural Competency and Relationships in
                                                                                                                      Neil Hamilton, Professor,   Jack Hennen, Senior         Nicole Fredricks Jackson, Terri Krivosha, Partner,        Jerry Organ, Professor,
  the Law                                                                                                             University of St. Thomas    Attorney, League of         Director of Alumni        Maslon, Edelman, Borman         University of St. Thomas
I Gender and Relationships in the Law                                                                                 School of Law               Minnesota Cities            Relations, University of  and Brand, LLP                  School of Law
                                                                                                                                                                              St. Thomas School of Law
I Work Expectations and Achieving Balance                      “My mentor gave me access to a diverse set of
                                                               experiences including two mediations, an
The third year seminar reinforces the concept that             arbitration and an oral argument in front of the
excellence in relationship skills matched with other           Minnesota Court of Appeals. These experiences
lawyering skills brings professional success.                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Every year, 500 lawyers and judges from the Twin Cities                     Thank you to
                                                               gave me a great look at what real lawyers think,
I Understanding the Economic Relationship Between              do and say behind the scenes. Mentor                                                                                                                                                                 help shape the next generation of lawyers through the                       Mentor Externship sponsor
  the Lawyer & Employer
                                                               Externship is the best!”                                                                                                                                                                             University of St. Thomas School of Law Mentor Externship.
I Marketing: Getting the Work You Want
I The Client Relationship and Listening Skills                                                    — 2L T.J. Scott     Ray Peterson, Partner,      Susan Roehrich,             Andy Rorvig, Partner,         Hank Shea, Senior Fellow,   Steven C. Tourek,           Our mentors deliver to students a rich and deep understanding of the
                                                                                                                      McCoy, Peterson & Jorstad   Attorney at Law             Hauer, Fargione, P.A.         University of St. Thomas    Senior Vice President       skills, values and commitment necessary to excel in the legal profession.
I Telling Clients No, Breaking Bad News to Clients                                                                                                                                                          School of Law               and General Counsel,
  and Challenges in Client Counseling                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Marvin Companies        We are deeply grateful for the time and energy of all the mentors listed
                                                                                                                      Not pictured: Dan O’Brien, Attorney, Hennepin County Public Defender’s Office
I The Client Relationship: Service and Retention                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in this brochure and wish to acknowledge their contributions to the
I The Client Relationship: Fees and Billing
                                                                                                                                              (651) 962-4871 • •                                                       larger Minnesota community. All of us at the University of St. Thomas
I The Lawyer’s Obligation to Pro Bono Work
I Avoiding Burnout and Enjoying Career Satisfaction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    School of Law say, “Thank you!”

                                    University of St. Thomas School of Law

                                MentorExternship                                                                                                      Katherine Holmen
                                                                                                                                                      Martha Holton Dimick
                                                                                                                                                      Angie Hoppe
                                                                                                                                                                                   Dick Kaspari
                                                                                                                                                                                   Steve Katras
                                                                                                                                                                                   Carol Kayser
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Elaine Kumpula
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Susan Lach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Rob Lafrentz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Kimberly Parker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Steve Pattee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Crystal Patterson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Torrie Schneider
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Bob Schnell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Hon. Todd Schoffelman
                                                                                                                                                      Arlene Hornilla              James Keeler                  Stephen Laitinen                                                                              Patrick Pazderka            David Schooler
                                         Bringing the Profession to Legal Education                                                                   Rep. Melissa Hortman         Joseph Kelly                  Kathryn Lammers                                                                               Gale Pearson                Joel Schroeder
                                                                                                                                                      The Hon. William Howard      Patrick Kelly                 Michael Lammers                                                                               The Hon. William Pederson   David Schultz
                                                                                                                                                      Autumn Huiras                Michael Kemp                  Richard Lareau                                                                                Christian Peterson          Ron Schutz
                                             OUR GRATITUDE AND THANKS TO THE                                                                          The Hon. Mark Ireland        David Kempston                The Hon. Michelle Larkin                                                                      Raymond Peterson            Michael Scully
                                                                                                                                                      Jed Iverson                  Melissa Kestner               Jenese Dawson Larmouth                                                                        Robert Plesha               Susan Segal

                                                   2010-2011 Mentors
                                                                                                                                                      Carolyn Jackson              Peter Kestner                 Dr. Teresa Lavoie                                                                             Tom Plunkett                Shawn Seiler
                                                                                                                                                      Alexander Jadin              Thomas Kettleson              The Hon. Bill Leary                                                                           Mark Ponsolle               George Serdar
                                                                                                                                                      Lisa Janzen                  Alpha Khaldi                  Carl Lehmann                                                                                  Mark Porter                 Angela Shackleford
                                                                                                                                                      Mary Jensen                  Max Kieley                    Thomas Letscher                                                                               Roshan Rajkumar             Hank Shea
                                                                                                                                                      Rod Jensen                   Sarah Kilibarda               Rebecca Levine                                                                                Kemi Rampi                  Matthew Shea
                                                                                                                                                      Andrea Jepsen                Robert King, Jr.              John Lillie, III                                                                              Keshini Ratnayake           Brian Short
  MENTORS                                                                                                                                             Anne Johnson                 David Kirkman                 David Link                                                                                    David Raymond               Douglas Shrewsbury
                               Kelly Binford Micheletti    The Hon. Kevin Burke      Timothy Crocker                Ann Goering
                                                                                                                                                      Gregg Johnson                Mark Klos                     James Lodoen                                                                                  James Reece                 Yvonne Shorts Lind
  Pamela Abbate-Dattilo        Anne Bjerken                Mike Burke                Marlon Cush                    Amy Goetz
                                                                                                                                                      Jeanine Johnson              Steven Kluz                   Erin Lord                                                                                     James Reichert              Daniel Shulman
  The Hon. Jerome Abrams       The Hon. Louise Bjorkman    The Hon. Susan Burke      Liz Cutter                     Andrew Gordon
                                                                                                                                                      Joseph Johnson               The Hon. David Knutson        Kristine Lord-Krahn                                                                           Lee Reid                    Sally Silk
  Jason Adkins                 Amanda Bloomgren            Christopher Burns         Cheryl Dalby                   Monica Gould
                                                                                                                                                      The Hon. Penny Johnson       The Hon. William Koch         Paul Lukas                                                                                    Samuel Reid                 Rep. Stephen Simon
  Steven Aggergaard            Caryn Boisen                Patrick Burns             Annamarie Daley                Denis Grande
                                                                                                                                                      The Hon. Thomas Johnson      Paul Kohls                    Thomas Lynch                                                                                  John Remakel                Shane Simonds
  David Alsop                  Jill Bollettieri            The Hon. Peter Cahill     The Hon. Margaret Daly         Peter Gray
                                                                                                                                                      Timothy Johnson              Barry Koopmann                Katherine MacKinnon                                                                           Ann Remington               Jerry Sisk
  The Hon. Ann Alton           Howard Bolter               Keith Campbell            Douglas Dehn                   Brianna Green
                                                                                                                                                      Barbara Jones                Mark Kosieradzki              Sarah Madsen                                                                                  Rebecca Ribich              The Hon. Robert Small
  James Anderson               Nicole Bonine               James Carey               John Del Vecchio               Ryan Green
                                                                                                                                                      Michelle Jones               Carrie Koudelka               The Hon. Eric Magnuson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Legal Aid Attorney and Adjunct Professor Monica Bogucki            Christopher Riley           Donald Smith
  The Hon. Paul Anderson       Laura Booth                 Renee Carlson             Thomas Dickson                 Peter Gregory                                                                                                           highlights the importance of managing client expectations in
  Tara Anderson                John Borger                 Jeremy Carvell            The Hon. Christopher Dietzen   Stephen Grinnell
                                                                                                                                                      The Hon. Thomas Kalitowski   Nathan Krahn                  Marc Manderscheid                                                                             Christianne Riopel          Steven Smith                 Judge Mary Vasaly (left) pictured with her protégé, 2L Katherine Polking.
  Avery Appelman               Angela Bortel               Leonardo Castro           Joseph Dixon                   Thomas Grundhoefer
                                                                                                                                                      John Kantke                  Elizabeth Kramer              Tom Marek                  her Mentor Externship class.                                       Chris Ritts                 Susan Smith
                                                                                                                                                      Alan Kantrud                 William Kranz                 Oliver Maron                                                                                  Louis Robards               Michelle Soldo
  Suneel Arora                 Gerry Bosch                 John Choi                 Paul Downes                    Todd Guerrero
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Marya Robben                Sarah Sonsalla
  Rep. Joe Atkins              Trevor Boulter              Margaret Chutich          The Hon. David Duffy           Bob Gust
                                                                                     Walter Duffy, Jr.              Mark Haase                      During the 2009-2010 school year, St. Thomas law students observed 232 appellant
                                                                                     Sybil Dunlop                   Rachel Hable
During the 2009-2010 school year, St. Thomas law                                     James Dunn                     Laura Hage                      arguments, 202 direct examinations of a witness at trial, 104 civil motions, and                                                                       Since 2003 our mentors have given over 46,450 hours of their time to our students.
students saw over 3,300 mentor experiences.                                          Phil Duran                     John Hagen, Jr.                 over 100 client meetings.
                                                                                     Karen Ellingson                Peggy Hall
                                                                                     Jon Erickson                   Joseph Halloran                                                                                                         Alison McElroy                  Wendy Murphy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Hon. Patrick Robben     George Soule                 Anne Towey                         Natalie Walz               Friends of the Mentor
  Norm Baer                    Hildy Bowbeer               Mike Ciresi               Dorrie Estebo                  The Hon. Stephen Halsey
                                                                                                                                                      Leslie Karam                 Michael Kreidler              Mary Martin                                                                                   Sharon Roberg-Perez         Andrea Specht                Kathleen Tracy                     Shan Wang                   Externship Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sarah McGuire                   Paul Mussell
                                                                                                                                                      The Hon. Fred Karasov        The Hon. Robert Kressel       The Hon. Michael Mayer                                                                        Lael Robertson              The Hon. Richard Spicer      Adam Trampe                        Kristy Warnen
  Paul Baertschi               Robert Brabbit              Brett Clark               Maria Eustaquio                Shayne Hamann                                                                                                           The Hon. George McGunnigle      Rachel Myers
                                                                                                                                                      The Hon. Patricia Karasov    Steven Kruger                 Thomas McCarr                                                                                 Pam Rochlin                 Lynn Starkovich              Simon Trautmann                    Maureen Watz Gornik        MINNESOTA
  John Baker                   Mark Bradford               Linda Close               Kathy Eveslage                 Diana Hamilton                                                                                                          The Hon. Anne McKeig            Sam Myers
                                                                                                                                                      Phyllis Karasov              Nathan Kumagai                Timothy McCarthy                                                                              Katherine Roek              Steve Steffey                Evan Tsai                          Stuart Webb                SUPREME COURT
  Michael Baker                Steven Brady                Charles Cochrane          David Ezrilov                  Molly Hamilton                                                                                                          Brian McMahon                   Kristen Naros
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Andrew Rorvig               Ted Stephany                 The Hon. John Tunheim              Alan Weinblatt             Chief Justice Lorie Gildea
  Sandra Barnes                Angela Brandt               Michael Cockson           Robert Fafinski, Jr.           Laura Hammargren                                                                                                        Bruce McPheeters                Keith Nelsen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Peter Rosene                Tori Stewart                 Robert Tunheim                     Patrick West-Hest          Justice Alan Page
  Thomas Barnes                Tim Brausen                 David Cody                The Hon. Michael Fahey         The Hon. Mary Hannon                                                                                                    The Hon. John McShane           Andrew Nelson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Richard Rosow               The Hon. David Stofferahn    Anne Tuttle                        Christopher Wheaton        Justice Paul Anderson
  The Hon. Toddrick Barnette   Barbara Brekke              Alfred Coleman            Vincent Fahnlander             Megan Hannon                                                                                                            Brian McSherry                  Jessica Nelson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Barbara Ross                Jennifer Stohl-Powell        Joseph Twomey                      Kenneth White              Justice Helen Meyer
  Peter Barry                  Elizabeth Brenckman         Pat Conlin                Jonathan Farnsworth            Ann Marie Hanrahan                                                                                                      Patrick McVary                  Kaarin Nelson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Michael Rowley              The Hon. Terri Stoneburner   Dan Tyson                          Roger Willhaus             Justice Barry Anderson
  Walter Bauch                 Victoria Jacobson Brenner   Thomas Conlin             Bryan Feldhaus                 Erik Hansen                                                                                                             The Hon. Kathryn Messerich      The Hon. Susan Nelson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Judith Rush                 Katie Storms                 Andrew Ubel                        Richard Williams           Justice Christopher Dietzen
  Paul Beaumaster              Gregory Brenny              Kevin Conneely            Krista Fink                    William Hardacker                                                                                                       Christine Meuers                John Nesse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Hon. Miriam Rykken      Peter Surdo                  The Hon. John Van de North, Jr.    Stuart Williams            Justice David Stras
  Patricia Beety               Helen Brosnahan             The Hon. Frank Connolly   Lisa Fink                      Thomas Harder                                                                                                           Brian Meyer                     Toni Newborn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Murray Sagsveen             Nicole Surges                Daniel Van Loh                     Thomas Williams            Marshal Kim Ghilardi
  Peter Berge                  Adam Brown                  James Connor              David Fischer                  Jack Harper                                                                                                             David Meyer                     Terrance Newby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Dean Salita                 Amadu Swaray                 Marie Van Uitert                   Perry Wilson, III
  Michael Berger               Michael Browne              Karen Cote                Julie Fleming-Wolfe            Colleen Harris-Pearson                                                                                                  Nick Micheletti                 Mary Jo Nichols
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mark Salter                 Brooke Swenson               Jane Van Valkenburg                Bonnie Wittenburg          MINNESOTA LAWYERS
  Timothy Bianchi              Elizabeth Bryant            Adam Cox                  Joseph Flynn                   Tim Hart                                                                                                                Jennifer Middleton              Charles Noel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Hon. Kathleen Sanberg   Amy Taber                    Laura Vancura                      Tom Woessner               CONCERNED FOR
  Ryan Bies                    John Buchman                Lucas Cragg               Anders Folk                    William Hart                                                                                                            Kerry Middleton                 Michael North
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Jessica Sanborn             Andrew Tanick                The Hon. Mary Vasaly               David Wymore               LAWYERS
                                                                                     Michael Fondungallah           Karen Hatfield                                                                                                          Gregory Miller                  Richard Nygaard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               David Sasseville            Anthony Thompson             Adriel Villarreal                  Claire Zajac
                                                                                     Cassandra Fortin               Bob Hauer                                                                                                               Michael Miller                  Dan O’Brien                                                                                                                                               Joan Bibelhausen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               John Saunders               Jennifer Thompson            Erin Wacker                        Nancy Zalusky Berg
                                                                                     The Hon. Donovan Frank         Edward Hayward                                                                                                          Richard Miller                  Dan O’Connell                                                                                                                                             Dan Payne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Patrick Sauter              John Thompson                Dr. Kevin Waddick                  Thomas Zappia
                                                                                     Douglas Franzen                Cheryl Heilman                                                                                                          Robert Miller                   Lynne O’Connell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Richard Scattergood         Mark Thompson                Richelle Wahi                      The Hon. Lloyd Zimmerman
                                                                                     Michelle Frederick             Jacob Hendricks                                                                                                         Nancy Mischel                   Kelly Olmstead                                                                                                                                            AMERICAN BOARD OF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Elizabeth Schading          Thomas Ting                  Nancy Wallrich                     Patricia Zurlo
                                                                                     Matthew Frerichs               John Hennen                                                                                                             Dana Mitchell                   Mark Olson                                                                                                                                                TRIAL ADVOCATES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Josh Schaub                 Erika Toftness               Thomas Wallrich                    Julian Zweber
                                                                                     Kristine Fuge                  Gene Hennig                                                                                                             Darin Mix                       Thomas Olson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Breia Schleuss              Loddavahn Tolzmann           Sarah Walter                                                  Paul Peterson
                                                                                     Susan Gallagher                Megan Hertzler                                                                                                          Jessica Monson                  Ron Ousky
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mark Schneebeck             Steve Tourek                 Brad Walz                                                     The Hon. Jerome Abrams
                                                                                     Michael Galvin, Jr.            Carla Heyl                                                                                                              Leah Montgomery                 Ryan Pacyga                                                                                                                                               Janet Stellpflug
                                                                                     Andrew Garvis                  Kathryn Hibbard                                                                                                         Joel Montpetit                  David Palm                                                                                                                                                Roger Kramer
                                                                                     Jerome Geis                    Christina Hilleary                                                                                                      Andre Morant                    Eric Palmer
                                                                                     Shannon Gherty                 Irene Hoffman                                                                                                           The Hon. Daniel Moreno          Ralph Palmer                   “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.”
                                                                                     Roy Ginsburg                   Fabian Hoffner                                                                                                          Matthew Morgan                  Ryan Palmer
                                                                                     Gay Glaze                      The Hon. John Holahan                                                                                                   Mary Moriarty                   Rob Parish                                                                                                                    — Isaac Newton
                                                                                     Paul Godfrey                   Susan Holden                                                                                                            Frederick Morris                Patina Park Zink
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Hon. Dale Mossey            Boris Parker
                                                                                                                                                      Norm Baer of Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie P.A. (left)
                                                                                     Tom Ting, legal counsel for MoneyGram International, invites     with his protégé, 2L Stephanie Gadow.
                                                                                     2L Ryan Wensmann to his office for a discussion about the                                                                                                                                                                 FRONT COVER: Former Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Eric Magnuson, left, brings the profession to legal education for
                                                                                     work of in-house counsel.                                                                                                                                                                                                 2L Subia Beg. (Photo illustration by Thomas Whisenand.)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               To learn more about our program, you can reach us at:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (651) 962-4871

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