Assistant Clinical Professor and Pro Bono Coordinator/Homeless Advocacy Director
J.D., Louisiana State University, 1994; B.A., Louisiana State University, 1991 (Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa)
Prof. Mitchell received a B.A. in Political Science from Louisiana State University in 1991, graduating Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. After receiving his Juris Doctor from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU in 1994, he was Staff Attorney at the New Orleans Pro Bono Project. Prof. Mitchell came to Loyola in 1997 to direct the Law Clinic's Homeless Outreach Program. He also now directs the Pro Bono Program for law students. Prof. Mitchell's teaching experience includes clinical seminars in general criminal defense, DWI defense, and prosecution.
Prof. Mitchell's areas of legal specialty are criminal defense, civil liberties, and homelessness. He is also interested in the application of internet technology to law practice, having written a number of software programs (e.g. ClinicCases) for law school clinics and non-profit agencies.