Kim Ronning

Kim Ronning

  • Director of Academic and Bar Success
350 Mondale Hall


  • St. Olaf College, B.A.
  • Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, M.L.I.S.
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.

Professor Kim Ronning is the Law School’s Director of Academic and Bar Success. Her primary goal is to provide assistance to law students in the development of the skills needed to succeed academically and professionally. Ronning coordinates the Structured Study Group (SSG) program and teaches Law in Practice. She works with students at all levels providing one-on-one advising, designing and implementing academic and bar programs and workshops, and preparing students for the bar exam in law school and after graduation.

Prior to joining Minnesota Law, Ronning was an adjunct professor and the founding Director of Academic and Bar Support at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York. She taught Advanced Legal Research, Remedies and the Law, and a bar exam foundations course for 3Ls called Legal Analytic Methods. Before transitioning to academic and bar success, she was a law librarian.

Ronning earned her Bachelor’s Degree in philosophy from St. Olaf College and her Master’s Degree of Library and Information Science from Queens College in New York. Ronning is an alumna of Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a member of The Order of the Coif. 

Law in Practice

Structured Study Group Instructors

Racial Equity and Justice Milestone Instructor

Director of Academic and Bar Success
Curriculum Development