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UK Rosenberg Law by the Numbers


Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2023


6th in the country in full-time, long-term, bar passage required and JD advantage employment, excluding school-funded jobs, for the Class of 2020 [See Employment Statistics page for more information]


First-time bar passage rate for Class of 2020


Acting Dean of Rosenberg College of Law Named

UK Rosenberg Law Professor Paul E. Salamanca has agreed to serve as acting dean of the J. David Rosenberg College of Law, effective July 1, 2024. Professor Salamanca joined the University of Kentucky in 1995 after graduating from Boston College Law School in 1989 and gaining invaluable practical experience in the field — first clerking for Justice David H. Souter on the U.S. Supreme Court, then practicing law with Debevoise & Plimpton in New York and serving as an assistant professor of law at Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans.

Graduates Sydney Larue and Alyssa Wiggins Receive Outstanding Clinic Team Award

The University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law is thrilled to announce Sydney LaRue ‘24 and Alyssa Wiggins ‘24 as the recipients of the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) Outstanding Clinic Team Award. Both students were part of the inaugural cohort of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice-Kentucky (CRRJ-KY) legal clinic, an experimental course, at UK Rosenberg College of Law and stood out among their classmates as outstanding researchers, legal thinkers, and ambassadors for the program.