Andrea Charlow Profile

Professor of Law

515-271-2066
andrea.charlow@drake.edu

Areas of Expertise

Family Law, Juvenile Law, Negotiations and Mediation

Education

LLM – Columbia University School of Law
JD – Albany Law School of Union University, Albany Law Review
AB – Vassar College, cum laude

Professional Experience

Drake Law School professor since 1982
Hancock, Estabrook, Ryan, Shove & Hust in Syracuse, N.Y.
Fellow at Columbia University School of Law

Selected Publications

  • There's No Place Like Home: Temporary Absences in the UCCJEA Home State, 28 Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 25 (2015).
  • Race, Poverty, & Neglect, 28 William Mitchell Law Review 763 (2001).
  • Jurisdictional Gerrymandering & The Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act, 25 Family Law Quarterly 299 (1991).
  • Awarding Child Custody: The Best Interests of the Child and Other Fictions, 5 Yale Review of Law & Social Policy 261 (1987).

Significant Accomplishments

  • Interviewed on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered"
  • Past chair of the Governor's Advisory Committee on Child Support Enforcement
  • Member of the Board of Directors for the Iowa Legal Services Corporation
  • Member of the Iowa Supreme Court Training and Education Task Force
  • Frequent presenter on issues of family law
Law School Events
February 21, 2018
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
March 5, 2018
12:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Law School News
February 2, 2018
Four alumni from Drake Law School were named to the Business Record’s 2018 Forty Under 40 list, which recognizes local business leaders in the Greater Des Moines area.
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