Joyce Rosenberg

Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Externship Clinic
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:
  • Externship Clinic
  • Lawyering Skills
  • Advanced Legal Writing


Selected Presentations and Publications

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

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

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

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

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.

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: 33 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • #18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 27th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • Nearly 800 employment interviews at law school, 2012-13
  • Top 25% for number of 2013 grads hired by the nation’s largest law firms
  • 20th: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at the 250 largest law firms