The UMKC School of Law faculty combine scholarly expertise and practice experience, reflecting our commitment to the integration of knowledge, skills and professional development.

Students attend UMKC School of Law for many reasons, but among the most cited is our faculty. Our faculty are talented teachers: accessible, enthusiastic and student oriented.

The Law School staff is committed to making everyone feel like part of the UMKC family. Whether it’s guiding students through the admissions process, assisting with course selection, helping students find an internship or job, or connecting them with other graduates, the staff is dedicated to making the law school experience a good one.

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UMKC Law Faculty Scholarship is engaged in the national debate on equal justice. Recent articles include Professor Jefferson Jones on Living While Black, Dean Abdel-Khalik on Identity Trait Stereotyping in Copyright Law, Professor O’Brien on Punishing the Innocent, Professor Lynch on DACA Recipients’ Right to Remain, Professor Thompson on Slavery’s Continued Impact on Black Girlhood, and Dean Levit on Gender Discrimination.