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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Thanksgiving Holiday

November 23 - 24

No Classes / Offices Closed

Final Exams

November 28 - December 9


December 9

Tex Turner Arena - LMU Main Campus (Harrogate, TN)


Recent News

Law Symposium Team November 14, 2023 LMU Law Review Hosts the Annual Law Review Symposium

Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law held the annual Law Review Symposium on November 2. The event focused on the reality of reentry after incarceration and how mental health, addiction, and trauma play a role. LMU Law Review partnered with local nonprofit organization Men of Valor.

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.