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

"During law school, I interned with both the Kansas Federal and Missouri State Public Defender offices. Both positions gave me great insight into the pre-trial and trial processes, how to carefully review case files, and how to talk with clients. I was also able to become more comfortable in courthouses before actually working in one."

Erin Kerl

J.D. '16

Dean Barbara Glesner Fines on Recent National Events

"Our nation is truly at a breaking point right now. My hope is that we, who are the ministers of the nation’s social fabric, can help it to become a turning point.”

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UMKC Law Faculty Recent Scholarship Driven by Justice

UMKC Law Faculty Scholarship is engaged in the national debate on equal justice.