Betsy Brand Six

Betsy Brand Six

Lawyering Skills Professor
Director of Academic Resources
305 Green Hall

Betsy Six joined the KU Law faculty in January 2004 as a professor in the Lawyering Skills Program. She became the Director of Academic Resources in 2010. Six graduated in 1992 from Stanford Law School, where she was a member of the Stanford Law Review. During law school, she spent six months researching international human rights issues in Geneva for the Institute Henri Dunant, a research institute affiliated with the International Red Cross. She joined the Kansas City law firm of Spencer Fane Britt & Browne after graduation. Her primary area of practice has been environmental law, with an emphasis on advising clients on compliance issues and representing them in administrative and regulatory matters.

Courses Taught:
  • Academic Resources
  • Lawyering Skills

J.D., Stanford, 1992; B.A., Indiana University, 1989.

Kansas 1993, Missouri 1992

Career History
Attorney, Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP, 1992-present; University of Kansas School of Law, 2004-present.

American Bar Association; Kansas Bar Association; Missouri Bar Association.

Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 28 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • Routinely ranked a “best value” law school
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 26th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 23rd nationally among public law schools. “When Lawyers Do the Grading,”
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • 37th: for number of law graduates who are partners at nation’s largest law firms