Areas of Specialization

Drake Law School offers a wide variety of courses in many areas of the law.

Below is a listing of Drake Law School's areas of specialization and the related courses offered in each area.

For more information about each course, see Drake Law School's course descriptions.

All courses are not offered all semesters. To see whether a course will be offered in the upcoming semester, visit Drake Law School's course schedules.

Agricultural Law

Agricultural Law – Introduction
Environmental Law
Environmental Regulation of Agriculture
Food and the Law
Land Use Control
Sustainability and the Law
USDA Internship
Summer Agricultural Law Institute

Bankruptcy/Commercial

Consumer Law Internship
Bankruptcy and Debt Collection
Federal Courts and Jurisdiction
Payment Systems
Sales
Secured Transactions
Transactional Business/Non-profits Clinic

Children and the Law

Advanced General Civil Practice Clinic
Children and the Law
Children's Rights Clinic
Children's Rights Internship
Disability Rights Iowa Internship
Domestic Violence
Education Law
Family Law
General Civil Practice Clinic
Juvenile Court Internship
Juvenile Delinquency Clinic
Juvenile Law Appellate Internship
Juvenile Law Internship
Legal Interviewing and Counseling
Mediation
Negotiations

Civil Litigation

Advanced General Civil Practice Clinic
Advanced Torts
Conflict of Laws
Constitutional Litigation
Employment Discrimination Litigation
Environmental Practice
Evidence
Federal Courts and Jurisdiction
General Civil Practice Clinic
Intellectual Property Litigation
Mediation
Mock Trial Competitions
Moot Court Competitions
Negotiations
Pretrial Advocacy
Remedies
Trial Advocacy
WESTLAW Research – Advanced Problems
Workers Compensation

Clinical Programs/Internships

Administrative Law Internship
Advanced Criminal Defense Clinic – Trial
Advanced General Civil Practice Clinic
Advanced Polk County Prosecutor Internship
Advanced Prosecutor Internship
Children's Rights Clinic
Children's Rights Internship
Consumer Law Internship
Criminal Appeals Internship
Criminal Law Clinic
Disability Rights Iowa Internship
Elder Law Clinic
Environmental Law Internship
Ethics Internship
Federal Public Defender Internship
Foreclosure Defense Internship
General Civil Practice Clinic
Honors Judicial Internship
Independent Internship
Insurance Law Internship
Iowa Attorney General's Office Internship
Iowa Public Information Board Internship
Iowa Supreme Court Scholar Internship
Iowa Workers Compensation Commissioner's Office Internship
Judicial Internship
Juvenile Court Internship
Juvenile Delinquency Clinic
Juvenile Law Appellate Internship
Juvenile Law Internship
Legislative Internship
Legislative Practice Internship
Polk County Prosecutor Internship
Prosecutor Internship
Securities Law Internship
State Public Defender Appellate Internship
State Public Defender Internship
Supreme Court Administrative Internship
Transactional Clinic
United States Attorney's Office Internship
USDA Internship

Constitutional Law and Civil Rights

Administrative Law
Advanced Constitutional Law & Interpretation
Civil Rights
Comparative Constitutional Law
Constitutional Controversies
Constitutional Litigation
Criminal Motion Practicum
Criminal Practice/Procedure I
Criminal Procedure II
Education Law
Employment Discrimination Litigation
Election Law
Remedies
Sexuality and the Law
Summer Con Law Supreme Court Seminar
Women and the Law

Corporate/Business

Antitrust
Business Associations
Business Planning
Business Taxation
Consumer Law Internship
Bankruptcy and Debt Collection
Employment Law
Environmental Law
Gaming Law
Insurance Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
Nonprofit Organizations
Payment Systems
Real Estate Transactions
Sales
Secured Transactions
Securities Regulation Law
Securities Law Internship
Transactional Business/Non-profits Clinic

Criminal Law and Litigation

Advanced Criminal Defense Clinic – Trial
Advanced Polk County Prosecutor Internship
Advanced Prosecutor Internship
Criminal Defense Clinic
Criminal Appeals Internship
Criminal Motion Practicum
Criminal Practice/Procedure I
Criminal Procedure II
Domestic Violence
Evidence
Federal Criminal Law
Federal Public Defender Internship
Juvenile Delinquency Clinic
Laws of War
Polk County Prosecutor Internship
Prosecution & Defense
Prosecutor Internship
Psychiatry and the Law
Scientific and Expert Evidence
State Public Defender Appellate Internship
Trial Advocacy
United States Attorney's Office Internship

Environmental Law and Litigation

Administrative Law
Climate Law and Policy
Environmental Law
Environmental Law Internship
Environmental Practice
Environmental Regulation of Agriculture
Federal Courts and Jurisdiction
Insurance Law
International Environmental Law
Land Use Control
Moot Court – Environmental Law Competition
Sustainability and the Law
USDA Internship

Estate Planning

Estate Planning
Federal Estate and Gift Tax
Trust Construction and Fiduciary Administration
Will Drafting for the General Practitioner
Wills and Trusts

Family Law

Advanced General Civil Practice Clinic
Children and the Law
Children's Rights Clinic
Children's Rights Internship
Disability Rights Iowa Internship
Domestic Violence
Education Law
Family Law
General Civil Practice Clinic
Juvenile Court Internship
Juvenile Law Appellate Internship
Juvenile Law Internship
Legal Interviewing and Counseling
Mediation
Negotiations

Health Care Law

Administrative Law
Administrative Law Internship
Antitrust
Elder Law Clinic
Health Law – Intro
Health Law Practicum
Products Liability
Psychiatry and the Law
Workers' Compensation

Insurance Law and Litigation

Administrative Law
Administrative Law Internship
Elder Law Clinic
Environmental Law
Environmental Law Internship
Insurance Law
Insurance Law Internship
Products Liability
Trial Advocacy
Workers' Compensation

Intellectual Property

Antitrust
Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Law
Copyright Law
Entertainment Law
Intellectual Property in the Internet Age
Intellectual Property Licensing
Intellectual Property Litigation
International Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual Property – Intro
Law, Technology, and Innovation
Mass Media Law
Patent Law
Patent Office Practice
Trademarks and Copyrights

International Law

European Community Law
International Environmental Law
International Human Rights
International Intellectual Property
International Trade
Public International Law
Sales
Summer in France Courses

Labor and Employment Law

Administrative Law
Administrative Law Internship
Civil Rights
Employment Discrimination Litigation
Employment Law
Labor Law I
Mediation
Negotiations
Remedies
Workers' Compensation

Legislative Practice

Administrative Law
Election Law
Legislation
Legislative Internship
Legislative Practice
Legislative Practice Internship
State and Local Government Law

Property/Real Estate

Advanced General Civil Practice Clinic
Bankruptcy and Debt Collection
Environmental Law
General Civil Practice Clinic
Land Use Control
Real Estate Transactions
Real Estate Transaction Drafting
State and Local Government Law

Taxation

Administrative Law
Business Planning
Business Taxation
Federal Estate and Gift Tax
Federal Income Taxation
Federal Tax Procedure

Topical/Survey

Bar Exam Preparation
Domestic Violence
Civil Rights
Education Law
Immigration Law
Individual Research
Law Office Management
Mass Media Law
Psychiatry and the Law
Sexuality and the Law
Women and the Law

Tort and Commercial Litigation

Antitrust
Civil Rights
Constitutional Litigation
Employment Discrimination Litigation
Environmental Law
Environmental Law Internship
Evidence
Federal Courts and Jurisdiction
Insurance Law
Products Liability
Remedies
Scientific and Expert Witness
Securities Law
Torts – Advanced Problems
Trial Advocacy
Workers' Compensation

Law School News
September 2, 2016
The Drake Intellectual Property Law Center is hosting the first-ever Big IDEA Speaker Series, which will feature three professionals in various topics of intellectual property (IP) law.
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