MenuMenu Image
  • class of 2015 presenting legacy gift
    The financial support of the College of Law alumni and friends is essential to maintaining the quality of legal education expected from the Commonwealth’s preeminent law school. Make your gift today to show your support for UK Law.
    View details
  • The College of Law, founded in 1908, is celebrating over one hundred years of service to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We are proud to have provided legal education to many of Kentucky’s leaders and outstanding lawyers, and we believe...
    view details

News

Jennifer Bird-Pollan, a tax law professor who joined the faculty in 2010, has been named associate dean of academic affairs for the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law, starting May 15.

“Jennifer is committed to our academic program, our students and faculty success,” UK Rosenberg Law Dean Mary J. Davis said. “She has a wealth of leadership experience in our college...

read more

On Friday, May 14, the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law held a commencement ceremony to honor the Class of 2021 as well as the Class of 2020, which did not receive a commencement ceremony last year because of COVID-19 safety restrictions. Hundreds gathered – distanced and masked – at UK’s Memorial Coliseum for an in-person celebration, following a year marked by in-...

read more

In 1926, John Y. Brown Sr. graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law. The son of a tenant farmer and the first in his family to attend college, John Y. Brown Sr. used his law degree to become a trial attorney – the career he later said he’d wanted since he was five years old – and a longtime politician.

This was just the beginning of the Brown family’s relationship with...

read more

UK Rosenberg Law by the Numbers

  • 5

    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2019

  • 3

    3rd in the country in full-time, long-term, bar passage required and JD advantage employment, excluding school funded jobs for the class of 2018 [1]

  • 4

    Dual degree programs

  • 16

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 70

    2021 US News & World Report law school ranking (at a tie for #70)