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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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Emma Overschmidt interns with the Federal Election Commission in DC

Rising 3L Emma Overschmidt stepped out of her comfort zone and discovered a new career interest in campaign finance and election law as an intern with the FEC. Learn how Emma's experiences at Drake Law School helped prepare her for this amazing opportunity.

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Drake Law 2L, Anna Shull, Spends Summer Serving Refugees and Immigrants

Anna Shull is serving the immigrant/refugee community in Cincinnati, Ohio, as a summer intern with the Immigrant and Refugee Law Center. She credits Drake Law's outstanding legal research and writing programs for helping her hit the ground running this summer.

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Drake Law’s Unique Study Program Helps First-Year Law Students Succeed

Law school can be a daunting prospect. Drake Law School created a collaborative method to ease students into this new environment in a guided and welcoming way. Integrated Study Group (ISG) is an interactive program that focuses on helping first-year students develop skills for success.

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