Category Archives: Students

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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First-year students engage with KC real estate legal community

What separates and distinguishes UMKC School of Law from other law schools is its close relationship and accessibility to the Kansas City legal community. Students are given opportunities to speak to practicing lawyers with experience as they forge and develop … Continue reading

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UMKC to Offer LSAT Prep Course

UMKC is offering a unique opportunity for students preparing for law school to study and prepare for the upcoming LSAT. The School of Law has partnered with Get Smarter Prep to provide students with the opportunity to enroll in a … Continue reading

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UMKC Wins Regional NTC Mock Trial Competition

UMKC had two teams compete in the NTC Regional Mock Trial Competition held last weekend in Columbia, Missouri.  Twenty-two teams competed over three days.  The region includes schools from Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Missouri.  Eight teams advanced to the semi-final … Continue reading

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