Joyce Rosenberg

Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Field Placement Program
Primary office:
300B Green Hall

Joyce Rosenberg graduated from the KU School of Law in 1996. While in law school, she served as editor-in-chief of the Kansas Law Review. She enjoyed an extensive practice in labor and employment law with several Kansas City firms. She joined the law faculty in 2005 as an instructor in the Lawyering program.

Courses Taught:
  • Field Placement Program
  • Lawyering Skills
  • Advanced Legal Writing


J.D., University of Kansas, 1996; B.A., Boston University, 1992.


Field Placement Program, Lawyering Skills, Advanced Legal Writing


Missouri 1996; Kansas 1997

Career History

Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, Kansas City, 1996-1998; Spencer Fane Britt & Browne, Kansas City, 1998-2001; Berkowitz Oliver, Kansas City, 2001-2003; University of Kansas School of Law, 2005-present.

Selected Publications

“Mobilize! Some Tips to Improve Documents for Mobile Devices,” Journal of the Kansas Bar Association (September 2014).

"Luke, I Am Your Lawyer: Making Sure Your Client Is the Good Guy in the Story," Journal of the Kansas Bar Association (February 2013).

Selected Presentations

"Lessons from Simulation Courses: Providing Effective Feedback in Real Time," Presentation to Central States Legal Writing Conference (September 2013).

"Proofreading & Effective Writing," Presentation to Heartland Paralegal Association Annual Meeting (November 2012).

"Incorporating a Mediation Exercise for Experiential Learning," Presentation to Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference (May 2012).

Why KU
  • Top 25 among public law schools — Business Insider
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 2 wrongfully convicted citizens serving life sentences freed in 2015
  • 7,700+ alumni in all 50 states, D.C., 3 U.S. territories, and 20 foreign countries
  • 91 percent overall employment rate for Class of 2015 – top 23.3 percent nationally
  • 23rd in the nation for most-improved employment rates
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks and treatises
  • 25th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation
  • 21st: “Best Schools for Practical Training”
  • 77 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • National Champions: 2016 National Native American Law Students Association Moot Court Competition
  • #19 moot court program in the nation
  • #17 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine