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Student named finalist in Google challenge

Kristin Kenney, a UMKC School of Law 3L student, was ranked as a finalist at the Google Gigabite Challenge, a global business plan competition.

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Students find competition success

The law school student competition teams have already been busy at national and international levels of competition in 2012.

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So You Want to Be a Lawyer?

So You Want to Be A Lawyer, 2011

Join us for the annual recruitment day at UMKC School of Law from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4 to learn about your path in becoming a lawyer. High school juniors and seniors as well as undergraduates from minority groups are invited to attend this free event.

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Secure your Big Event sponsorship

It’s time to secure your sponsorship for this year’s jazz-themed Big Event, brought to you by the UMKC Law Foundation and Law Alumni Association. The February 25 event will feature music, dinner and bar to celebrate achievements during the past year as well as a look into the future. The festivities will take place at the President Hotel in downtown Kansas City.

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Calling all witnesses!

Volunteer witnesses are needed at the Region 9 National Trial Competition February 16-19 at the Charles E. Whittaker Federal Courthouse in downtown Kansas City, hosted by UMKC School of Law.

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Dear Law Prof: I’m stressed about 1L grades!

Dear Law Prof,
I just received my grades from the first semester of law school, and I am agonizing over one of them.  Do you have any advice?
Concerned 1L

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Test your knowledge at trivia night

The second annual Trivia Night, hosted by the Family Law Society will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.

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Considering law school? Start early.

Thinking about attending law school once you graduate from college? It’s never too early to start thinking about how to get there.

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You’re Invited: Winter Open House

Students interested in learning more about UMKC School of Law are invited to attend the winter open house on Friday, Jan. 6.

Guest can sit in on a real law school course, speak with admissions representatives and take a tour of the law school. Current law students will also be available to answer questions.

For more information, download a brochure (PDF), and sign up today!

Alumni honored at awards reception

Alumni were awarded during a Nov. 11 reception at the All-Class Reunion at the InterContinental Hotel on the Plaza. The  classes of 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2006 held special receptions to reconnect with classmates and friends.

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