UMKC Catalog



American Bankruptcy Institute Medal for Excellence in Bankruptcy Studies

 The American Bankruptcy Institute annually provides a medal to a UMKC graduating law student who has demonstrated excellence in the study of bankruptcy law.

The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) -Excellence for the Future Awards

Awarded to the student who achieves the highest grade in each course.

The Kansas City Estate Planning Symposium Prize

The prize competition was established to encourage student participation and excellence in the study of estate planning at the UMKC School of Law. UMKC law students compete for two first place and two second place cash awards which recognize students of superior character, academic achievement, and potential who plan to pursue an estate planning practice.

The National Association of Women Lawyers

A one-year honorary membership in the association and a year's subscription to the NAWL Law Journal is awarded to an outstanding woman law graduate.

The Order of Barristers

Certificates are awarded annually by this national honorary society to 10 graduates who have excelled in moot court, mock trial and other advocacy programs.