At UMKC School of Law, we are student centered, community connected, justice driven.

"My parents taught me to respect myself and others, and most of all to stand for truth and for what is right no matter what. In law school I learned to be fair to all and to administer the law equally, without corruption, favor, greed or prejudice, so that is what I did."

Mekebib Solomon

J.D. '20

Swearing-In Ceremony

UMKC graduates were sworn into the Missouri Bar during an outdoor ceremony, Friday, October 1st, on the steps of the Capitol Building in Jefferson City.

Announcing UMKC School of Law Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Associate Professor Mikah Thompson has been appointed Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at the UMKC School of Law.

Missouri Foundation for Health Awards $700,000 to UMKC School of Law to Improve Expungement Process & Support Second Chances

The Clear My Record expungement team at the UMKC School of Law understands the obstacles facing expungement seekers through direct experience.

Student Spotlight: MacGregor Greenlee, J.D., May 2023

Why did you choose to attend UMKC School of Law? When I decided to attend law school, I considered other schools, but ultimately landed on UMKC because of how well integrated it is in the Kansas City practice area, the tremendous opportunities it provides for its students, and the fact that it is full of kind and brilliant people.

UMKC/ABI Celebrates Koger Lecture and 2021-22 Koger Scholar

The American Bankruptcy Institute held its annual Midwest Bankruptcy Conference this past week.