MJ in Individualized Legal Studies

Drake Law School offers an MJ in Individualized Legal Students to allow you to build your own program to fit your career goals and interests.

Program Overview

The philosophy of the MJ in Individualized Legal Studies is to allow each student to customize his or her own program to fit individual professional goals and interests.

Download the LLM/MJ in Individualized Legal Studies Brochure‌.


All students must successfully complete 24 hours of law credit drawn from the regular Drake Law School curriculum.

However, a student may design his or her own concentration by devoting 12 of these 24 credit hours to a specialized area of study of the student’s choice, or the student may pursue one of the following areas of concentration:

  • Business Law Concentration
  • Criminal Law Concentration
  • International Law and Global Citizenship Concentration
  • Sustainable Development Concentration

For more detailed information, see the LLM/MJ in Individualized Legal Studies curriculum.

Individualized Legal Studies Program Director:

Ellen Yee, Director of International Programs; Professor of Law
515-271-1914 ellen.yee@drake.edu
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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.