Start your career at UMKC School of Law where education extends beyond campus into the heart of Kansas City, providing you with rich hands-on learning experiences, bar preparation and direct access to a thriving legal community.

Our Value Makes Us Stand Out

What Our Students Say

“Getting that real-life understanding of how it actually is working in the legal field while still in school helps figure out if you actually like that area of law. I figured out that I love sports law.”

Annmarie Orlando

UMKC School of Law (J.D.'24)

Our Alumni Speak from Experience

Our Achievements Drive Your Success

Badges describe the UMKC rankings including Best Value Law School and Top School for Family Law, Technology Law, Business Law, Tax Law and Trial Advocacy and a Best Grad School for Law Legal Writing by 2024 U.S. News and World Report. 

Here’s How UMKC is Embracing Artificial Intelligence

Using AI in teaching and research is just the beginning

Kansas City Law Firm Commits $250,000 to Bar Prep Support

The gift from Wagstaff & Cartmell will provide free bar preparation to UMKC School of Law students

UMKC Child and Family Services Clinic Helps More Than 1,000 Children

School of Law clinic provides valuable experience while helping community children