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Future Students

Drake Law School provides a different kind of legal education. With an excellent foundation in legal theory, our students roll up their sleeves and put theory into action.

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Current Students

At Drake Law School, we are committed to providing an exceptional learning environment and giving you the tools you need to be successful in the real world.

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Drake Law School's 6,000+ alumni span the globe, using their law degrees in every facet of the legal profession.

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of Drake Law faculty have practiced law


for graduate employment at law firms with 100 or fewer attorneys (preLaw magazine)


Cases handled each year by the Drake Legal Clinic

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In an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and to protect our campus community, Drake University has cancelled on-campus visits until further notice.


However we'd still love to talk with you about Drake Law School. Contact us at to schedule an individual virtual appointment with our admissions staff or browse our Visit page to explore your visit options.

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Racial Justice Spotlight

Drake Law Students Work for Justice

Leaders of the Drake Black Law Student Association (BLSA) and the Drake OUTLaws (LGBTQ law student organization) collaborated on the event after feeling a desire to bring the current national dialogue on racial justice to campus.

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Practice Makes Professional for this Recent Graduate

Kerrigan Owens, LW'20, credits education in and out of the classroom for helping launch her legal career.

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Mark W. Bennett leads the fight for judicial reform as director of the IJRI

Judge Mark W. Bennett has established the Drake Law School Institute for Justice Reform and Innovation as a leading center for education, research, and information about civil and criminal justice.

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