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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Labor Day

September 4, 2023

No Classes/Offices Closed

Part-Time/ Hybrid Program In-Person Classes

September 8-11, 2023

Midterm Exams

September 18-23, 2023


Recent News

US News Graphic over Quad September 18, 2023 LMU Moves Up To No. 65 for Social Mobility in US News & World Report Best College Rankings

“US News and World Report” released its 2024 Best College Rankings on Monday with Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) moved up 162 places to be tied for the No. 65 in Top Performers on Social Mobility.

Dr. Clayton Hess September 7, 2023 Dr. Clayton Hess to Retire at Year's End

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) President Clayton Hess, PhD, has announced plans to retire at the end of the calendar year. Senior Executive Vice President Jason McConnell will serve as interim president beginning on January 1, 2024, and a national search will follow.

Matt and Jody September 7, 2023 LMU Duncan School of Law Welcomes Two Visiting Faculty Members for 2023-2024 Academic Year

Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (LMU Law) announces the hiring of Dr. Joseph D. (“Jody”) Prestia and Colonel Matthew D. van Dalen as visiting assistant professors of law.