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Downtown Lawrence at night

Central States Regional Legal Writing Conference
September 27-28, 2013 | #centralstates13

Travel

The KU School of Law is located in Lawrence, Kansas, about 50 minutes from the Kansas City International Airport (MCI). Taxi and shuttle transportation can be expensive, so you might consider renting a car. 

Directions from MCI/I-70
From the Kansas City International Airport, take I-70 to the South Lawrence exit (202). Go south on Iowa Street to 15th Street and turn east. The law school is at the southeast corner of 15th Street and Burdick Drive. Visitor parking is available in the garage southeast of the law school, adjacent to Allen Fieldhouse, for $1.50 per hour.


Where to stay

We have reserved room blocks for conference participants at three hotels.

  • The Eldridge (located off campus in downtown Lawrence), 785-749-5011, $159-$175
  • The Oread (located on campus), 785-843-1200, $159-$175
  • Comfort Inn Suites (located off campus), 785-330-7241, $86-$97

Rooms at The Eldridge and The Oread will be held until Aug. 28. Rooms at Comfort Inn Suites will be held until Sept. 11. ​Mention the KU School of Law when you book your reservation.​ KU will provide transportation to and from each of the hotels and the law school.  


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Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact any member of the KU Law Lawyering Skills Program:

Pam Keller | pkeller@ku.edu
Betsy Six | bsix@ku.edu
Joyce Rosenberg | jrose@ku.edu
Chelsi Hayden | chelsihayden@ku.edu

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