Category Archives: Students

Master of Clinical Advocacy students gain real-world experience

This semester, Professor Rafe Foreman’s Mastery of Clinical Advocacy class got a hands-on experience most law students can only dream of. The three students enrolled in the course—Zachary Enterline, Jeff Norman and Anthony McDaniel—had the opportunity to work for a … Continue reading

Posted in Features, Students | Leave a comment

UMKC team wins at national IP LawMeet

The UMKC School of Law IP LawMeet team, comprised of David Adams, Blair Barbieri, and Weston Mills, were named champions at the IP LawMeet National Championship November 7 at the offices of BakerHostetler in Philadelphia. The team advanced after their … Continue reading

Posted in Features, Students | Leave a comment

Health fair helps answer Medicare questions

Medicare Part D is a distant thought to most college students. But on Saturday, Nov. 8 dozens of University of Missouri-Kansas City students came together and used their expertise to help senior citizens and caregivers navigate the complexities of Medicare … Continue reading

Posted in Features, Students | Leave a comment

IP LawMeet team advances to Nationals

The UMKC School of Law IP LawMeet team, comprised of David Adams, Blair Barbieri, and Weston Mills, performed in competition this weekend.  The regional level of competition consists of receiving a problem and having two client communications, drafting an agreement … Continue reading

Posted in Features, Students | Leave a comment

Law and Entrepreneurship professor and students to present at global entrepreneurship conference

Law & Entrepreneurship Professor Tony Luppino and law students Evan Absher and Kathleen Garman, along with John Tyler (General Counsel at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation) co-authored this important article examining the recent trends in legislation permitting “hybrid” business forms that blend … Continue reading

Posted in Features, Students | Leave a comment

Students and faculty celebrate Constitution Day

Constitution Day, celebrated each year on September 17, marks the anniversary of the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787 in Philadelphia. The UMKC School of Law community celebrated this important day by going out into the … Continue reading

Posted in Features, Students | Leave a comment

UMKC Law Welcomes Class of 2017

Despite the continued downward national trend in law school applications, UMKC has maintained its class sizes year-to-year. With 48% of admitted students enrolling in the class, UMKC Law continues to have one of the highest matriculation rates in the country. … Continue reading

Posted in Admissions, Features, Students | Leave a comment

UMKC Law student participates in unique internship program

Associated Students of the University of Missouri (ASUM) is a unique organization that offers internships to University of Missouri System students at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. ASUM allows students to gain experience as registered lobbyists in the … Continue reading

Posted in Features, Students | Leave a comment

Recent graduates receive School of Law awards

Kenneth Donald Kinney and Sara Christensen, both class of 2014 UMKC School of Law graduates, received prestigious awards during the law school’s annual student awards ceremony.  Kinney received the Law Alumni Association Charles E. Whittaker Award for Academic Excellence, named … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni and Friends, Features, Students | Leave a comment

UMKC School of Law Celebrates 2014 Commencement

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law recently celebrated its graduates and their families at the commencement ceremonies held May 17. More than 150 students made up the May 2014 list of graduates, including 17 receiving their LL.M.s. Graduation … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni and Friends, Features, Students | Leave a comment