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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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Drake Law student helps bring a vital business back to life in a rural Iowa town

When a small Iowa town lost their only grocery store, residents developed a non-profit model to create a new store owned and operated by the community - and turned to the student attorneys in Drake Law's Entrepreneurial and Transactional Clinic to get the job done.

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From California to Des Moines - Q&A with Drake Law 3L Clark Butler

Clark Butler’s journey to law school took him from Discovery Bay, California, to a new home – and career – in Des Moines.

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Audrey Baumgartner and Andrea Hardesty

Making a Case for the Wrongfully Convicted

Drake Law School second-year students Audrey Baumgartner and Andrea Hardesty are working to bring justice to the wrongfully convicted as interns with the Wrongful Convictions Division (WCD) of the Office of the State Public Defender.

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