Hire KU Law


We want working with KU Law to be easy. The Career Services Office takes a one-to-one approach to matching employers with potential candidates. Our programs include:

  • On-Campus Interviews (OCI): Over 100 employers offered more than 800 interviews to KU Law students in 2021-2022.
  • Legal Career Fairs: KU Law sponsors an array of job fairs, including events for government agencies and small- to mid-sized firms. Over 100 employers attend the annual Legal Options Career Day.
  • Networking Programs: KU Law students have opportunities to connect with area attorneys at networking forums, receptions and other events.
  • Lunch Presentations: Employers are invited to host a lunchtime presentation at KU Law on any topic of relevance, from interviewing to resume prep.

KU Law Recruitment Policy

KU Law values diversity in its student body and respects the dignity and rights of each individual. Before registering for recruitment events at KU Law, including on-campus interviews, employers must agree to abide by the nondiscrimination policy of the University of Kansas as set forth below:

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Director of the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX, civilrights@ku.edu, Room 1082, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).

KU Lawyers: Ready to Work

One-to-One Career Planning

KU Law’s intense one-to-one engagement ensures an individualized focus on the unique ambitions of every student. With support from the Career Services Office, students land opportunities across the region, nation and beyond.

Professional Development Training

KU Law students receive training from faculty members, Career Services staff and alumni on professional conduct, interview preparation and job searching an online CSO Boot Camp and a 2L/3L Orientation.

Hands-On Learning

KU Law offers several clinical and field placement programs, allowing students to translate classroom theory into real-world practice. Skills simulation courses provide training in advanced litigation, contract drafting, alternative dispute resolution and more.

Practical Training

KU Lawyers bring highly developed research and writing skills to their first day of practice, built through an intensive legal research and writing program.


With distinguished programs in advocacy and business law, KU Law is consistently ranked as a top public law school in the Midwest and a best value law school.

Global Alumni Network

More than 8,000 KU Law alumni live in all 50 U.S. states and many foreign countries. Learn where our alumni go.

Expert Faculty

KU Law faculty members are dedicated not only to world-class scholarship, but also world-class teaching. Many are authors of textbooks and casebooks used in classes at KU and in law schools across the U.S. and overseas. Meet the KU Law faculty.

Small Class Sizes

With first-year small sections and a majority of upper-level classes having 25 or fewer students, KU Lawyers undergo an intense academic experience, where ideas are explored and conclusions are challenged.

Meet Our Students

Students in the incoming class come to KU Law from a variety of states and universities. Many students bring prior work experience to law school, covering a range of career fields. Visit the Class Profile page for more information.


bar exam pass rate for first-time test takers in 2021
national ranking for 'best jobs' employment rate, Class of 2021
moot court national ranking (2022)

Contact the Career Services Office

Stacey Blakeman, Assistant Dean of Career Services

Meredith Wiggins, Assistant Director of Career Services