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

"I love being a public defender. I believe in the rehabilitative framework. ... Sometimes people need to be provided a chance to succeed, even after they've previously failed."

Yasmin Herdoiza

J.D. '21

Professor Sean O'Brien Awarded

Sean O’Brien receives the N.T. Veatch Award for Distinguished Research and Creativity.

Alumnus Ronald Nguyen Honored by KCMBA

Recipient of the KCMBA Distinguished Counselors Award

Friendly & Familiar Furry Faces

Service animals play a vital role in performing tasks

Professor Chris Hoyt Honored

The Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium names Chris Hoyt as First Faculty Scholar.