UMKC School of Law

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Solo and Small Firm Student Program

Objectives

The program is designed to provide key skills, knowledge and professional capabilities.

Business of Law

Learn law practice organization, management and marketing

Profession of Law

Meet ethical and professional demands in a high risk environment

Being a Lawyer

Develop skills of self-assessment and reflection

Serving Clients

Master the law and legal skills needed for small-firm settings

Finding Resources

Learn methods to quickly, inexpensively and effectively access critical legal resources

Networking and Collaboration

Build a network and work collaboratively and effectively

Curriculum

Entrepreneurial Lawyering
This summer series of courses addresses firm practice management and ethical issues. Students attend the Missouri Bar Solo and Small Firm Conference at Lake of the Ozarks.

Workshop Series
Students can enroll in the academic year workshop series, which addresses forms of business organizations, management systems and marketing methods. The courses are also offered for CLE credit so students have the opportunity to learn along with practicing attorneys.

Courses of interest
Students can choose from a diverse curriculum to specialize in specific topics relevant to solo and small firm practice as well as gain valuable hands-on experience in clinic opportunities.

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UMKC School of Law | 500 East 52nd St. | Kansas City, MO 64110-2458
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