Study Here, Practice Anywhere

Study Here, Practice Anywhere

Our alumni work in all 50 states and abroad. With employment rates consistently above the national average, Drake offers the perfect platform to launch a career anywhere.

Drake Law alumni work in private practice and the judiciary, in business and industry, in government and public service. They practice in Des Moines, Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, London, and Beijing.

They work in large metropolitan areas and in small rural communities, from coast to coast, and border to border in the United States, and internationally in several countries.

When you join Drake Law, you’ll join this network and benefit from the experience, reach, and camaraderie of Bulldogs around the world.

Uniform Bar Exam

A law degree from Drake prepares you to launch a legal career anywhere. Iowa has adopted the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE), which allows you to take the bar exam in Iowa and then use your score in other UBE jurisdictions across the country.

Alumni: Where are they now?

Meet some of our alumni who are using their Drake Law degrees around the globe.

Nicole Rommero, Class of 2013
Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office
Los Angeles, Calif.

Nathan MacPherson, Class of 2006
Attorney and Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
Anchorage, Alaska

Eleasalo Va’alele Ale, Class of 1994
Attorney General of American Samoa
American Samoa

Phillip Maroc, Class of 1992
Senior Legal Counsel, Adobe Systems, Inc.
San Jose, Calif.

John Michelich, Class of 1977
Senior Litigation Counsel in the Fraud Section, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, D.C.

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August 1, 2018
Drake University is planning a celebration Sept. 25-28 in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Iowa Supreme Court landmark case Clark v. Board of Directors.