Educational Institutions

Law Foundation of the University of Missouri aka The UMKC Law Foundation

  • Kansas City, MO
  • http://www.law.umkc.edu/alumni/foundation.htm

Mission Statement

The Law Foundation operates through its Board of Trustees as a fiscally autonomous, 501(c)(3) organization with the inherent goals of meeting the long and short-term fiscal needs of the UMKC School of Law. Established in 1959 by alumni and friends of the School, the Foundation works to sustain those unique and important aspects of the educational process considered essential in support a superior legal institution. Through providing auxiliary financial resources, the Law Foundation helps support certain fundamental elements that might otherwise be unattainable.

Service Areas

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International

Although we are located in Kansas City, Missouri; the Law Foundation serves local, domestic, and international students alike.

ruling year

1970

Principal Officer

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Dean Ellen Suni, JD

Keywords

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legal education, law school, scholarship, children, entrpreneur

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Also Known As

UMKC Law Foundation

EIN

23-7069620

Physical Address

500 E. 52nd Street

Kansas City, MO 64110 2499

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Law, International Law, and Jurisprudence (V26)

Graduate, Professional(Separate Entities) (B50)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Focus areas include: 1)Litigation and Advocacy a) Wrongful Convictions Clinic b) Competitions 2)Law of Children and Families 3)Entrepreneurial Law a) legal services to entrepreneurs b) solo and small firm legal practitioners 4)Urban Law

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Service Areas

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International

Although we are located in Kansas City, Missouri; the Law Foundation serves local, domestic, and international students alike.

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Financials

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THE LAW FOUNDATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - KANSAS CITY
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Law Foundation of the University of Missouri aka The UMKC Law Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dean Ellen Suni, JD

BIO

Ellen Y. Suni has over 35 years experience as a litigator and legal educator. Specializing in advocacy and legal ethics, Suni has been recognized by the legal community as an expert in wrongful convictions, legal ethics and models of legal education.

Governance

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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