Julie Cheslik photograph

Julie Cheslik

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., University of Iowa, 1982
J.D., University of Iowa, 1985
Contact Information:
Room 217

Professor Julie Cheslik is visiting Washburn Law School for the Fall semester 2023 to teach Property. She has been on the University of Missouri-Kansas City law faculty for 35 years, and currently teaches Property I, Property II, Land Use Law, and Estates and Trusts at UMKC. Professor Cheslik is a graduate of the University of Iowa and the University of Iowa School of Law. Her first job out of law school was as a law clerk for the late Honorable Joseph E. Stevens, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri. She later was an attorney at the Kansas City law firm then known as Stinson, Mag & Fizzell. Professor Cheslik began her academic career teaching in and directing the legal analysis, research, and writing program at UMKC Law School and is the co-author, with Professor Wanda Temm, of Missouri Legal Research, which is now in its fourth edition. She served for many years as the Editor of The Urban Lawyer, a quarterly law journal of the American Bar Association Section of State and Local Government Law. Professor Cheslik co-directs the UMKC law school’s Urban, Land Use and Environmental Law emphasis and the Estate Planning concentration. She loves teaching law students—especially first year students—and has been honored to receive multiple law school and university teaching awards.

Teaching Responsibilities
  • Property Fall 2023