Alumni Events

Upcoming Events 

April 16 - UMKC Virtual Alumni Awards

Join us on April 16, 2021 for our first-ever virtual Alumni Awards celebration!

The pandemic caused us to postpone last year's celebration, but we are ready and excited to honor our Class of 2020 Awardees. Join us as we tell their stories of hard work, dedication, persistence and triumph as they rose to the top of their professions and helped make the world a better place for all.

Meet our Awardees

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Friday, April 16, 2021, Premiering on YouTube, 5:00 - 6:15 p.m.


May 28 - Annual Professor Bob Downs Scholarship Golf Tournament


Don't miss the 25th Annual Professor Bob Downs Scholarship Golf Tournament on Friday, May 28 at Ironhorse Golf Club. Sponsorships are available! Registration is $125 per golfer and includes a tournament t-shirt, cart and greens fees. Complimentary beverages and lunch will also be provided. Your law firm can participate in the Law Firm Challenge, with the grand prize of the coveted traveling trophy. The 2020 winner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon will be defending their title in 2021.

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May 28, 2021, Ironhorse Golf Club, 1500 Mission Rd., Leawood, Kansas 66224


November 6 - UMKC School of Law 125th Anniversary

election protection Join us for our grand celebration of the UMKC School of Law 125th Anniversary Saturday, November 6 at the Kansas City Convention Center Grand Ballroom. Featuring keynote speaker Doris Kearns Goodwin, a world-renowned presidential historian, public speaker and New York Times #1 best-selling author. Goodwin earned the Pulitzer Prize for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II. Steven Spielberg's film Lincoln was based on her best-selling and award-winning Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.

November 6, 2021, Kansas City Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 301 W. 13th St., Kansas City, Missouri