Duncan School Of Law


LMU's Duncan School of Law

Located in the heart of downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, LMU LAW is committed to producing practice-ready graduates who benefit from an innovative curriculum and supportive learning environment. Far from your stereotypical law school, LMU LAW is a close-knit community filled with people who care where students build relationships that last.

Classes at LMU LAW are “sustainably small,” offering students individual attention unmatched at most other schools. Students are more than a number here, enjoying enviable access to our expert faculty. Whether you pursue full- or part-time studies, you will graduate prepared and excited for a fulfilling career in the law.

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Recent News

Kasey Wasson May 16, 2024 Kasey Ankrom Wasson Appointed Director of Development for Lincoln Memorial University's Duncan School of Law

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kasey Ankrom Wasson as the Director of Development for the LMU Duncan School of Law (LMU Law).

Competition winners May 1, 2024 LMU Law Holds 2nd Annual Matthew B. Long Moot Court Intramural Competition

The Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (LMU Law) Moot Court hosted its second annual moot court competition in honor of LMU Law alumnus Matthew B. Long on April 16-17, 2024. The annual competition serves as the tryout for rising second-year law students to become a member of LMU Law Moot Court. Moot Court accepts no more than 15 students each year based on their oral advocacy and legal writing skills. Each student who participates in the competition presents an oral argument based on the appellate brief they completed for their legal writing course. This year, 30 students participated in the competition. The second annual Matthew B. Long competition winners were Halie Higgins of Erwin, TN and Carly Ebersberger of Mount Juliet, TN.

LMU Law April 11, 2024 LMU Law Launches Fundraising Campaign for Student Public Interest Fellowship Program

Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (LMU Law) is excited to announce the launch of a fundraising campaign to support its new Student Public Interest Fellowship (SPIF) program. With a commitment to improving access to the legal profession and legal services in Southern Appalachia and other underserved regions, LMU Law is prioritizing efforts to make public interest work more accessible to its law students.


Summer Classes Begin

Monday, May 20, 2024

Memorial Day

No Classes & Offices Closed in Observance

Application Deadlines for Fall 2024 Full-Time and Part-Time/Hybrid Programs

Monday, July 1, 2024