Legislative Practice Center


Drake's Legislative Practice Center engages students in the legislative process by combining coursework with legislatvie internships.

Taking advantage of Drake Law School's close proximity to the Iowa State Capitol, the Legislative Practice Center places students in internships, where they draft bills, lobby legislators, and attend subcommittee meetings.

Completion of the Legislative Practice Center program will prepare you for careers in lobbying and legislative practice with entities such as administrative or government agencies, public interest groups, trade associations, unions, businesses, and private law firms engaged in governmental work.

Learn more about the Legislative Practice Center:


Faculty

Julie Smith, Director of the Legislative Practice Center; Assistant Professor of Law
515-210-6616 julie.smith@drake.edu

Neil Hamilton, Emeritus Director for the Agricultural Law Center; Emeritus Professor of Law
515-271-2065 neil.hamilton@drake.edu
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Law School News
June 13, 2018
Ashle Bray was one of 30 law students nationwide selected as a Student Fellow for the Rural Summer Legal Corp. As part of the program, she will provide legal assistance to low-income, rural Iowans.
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