Supreme Court Celebration

Join us for a celebration of Drake Law School's long-standing relationship with the Iowa Supreme Court!

Drake Law School's annual Supreme Court Celebration celebrates the history of academic excellence, leadership, and service at Drake Law and honors the Law School's symbiotic relationship with the Iowa Supreme Court.

81st Annual Supreme Court Celebration

Drake Journal of Agricultural Law Dinner
Thursday, March 22, 2018
6 p.m.
Cartwright Hall, Kern Commons

Student Bar Association Awards Luncheon
Friday, March 23, 2018
Cartwright Hall, Kern Commons
RSVP to Theresa Howard at

Drake Law Review Dinner
Friday, March 23, 2018
6 p.m.
Cartwright Hall, Kern Commons

Final Round of the Supreme Court Competition
Saturday, March 24, 2018
10 a.m.
Iowa Judicial Branch Building
111 E. Court Ave.
No RSVP required.

Drake Moot Court Luncheon
Saturday, March 24, 2018
11:30 a.m.
Cartwright Hall, Kern Commons

Supreme Court Celebration Banquet and Awards Ceremony
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Reception: 6 p.m.
Dinner: 7 p.m.
Olmsted Center, Parent's Hall
Keynote speaker: Hilarie Bass, President of the American Bar Association


RSVP for Supreme Court Celebration events online (unless otherwise noted above).

For questions, contact Theresa Howard at 515-271-3985 or

Awards and Recognition


Nominations for the 2018 Drake Law alumni awards are now closed. Award winners will be announced soon and recognized at the Supreme Court Celebration Banquet and Awards Ceremony.

Past awards:

See past award recipients:


View photos from the 80th Supreme Court Celebration:

See also a list of past Supreme Court Celebration programs.

Law School Events
March 23, 2018
08:00 AM - 03:30 PM
March 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
March 23, 2018
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Law School News
March 12, 2018
Drake Law School is pleased to announce alumni award winners. Karen Shaff, LW’79, was named the 2018 Alumna of the Year; Kristina Stanger, LW’05, was named the 2018 Recent Alumna of the Year; and Robert Oberbillig, LA'56, LW'58, received the Distinguished Public Service Award.