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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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Intern Spotlight: Brandy Bonecher, U.S. Committee for Refugee and Immigrants

Drake Law second-year student Brandy Bonecher is a legal intern with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) in Des Moines. The USCRI is a nonprofit that provides services for refugees, immigrants, and human trafficking survivors.

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Christian Monyei Uses Summer Clinic to Gain Valuable Practical Experience

Christian Monyei Jr. is a rising 3L from Lanham, Maryland. This summer, Christian is a student attorney with the Drake Law Criminal Defense Clinic. Summer clinics allow students greater flexibility and balance in scheduling course work with opportunities for important practical experiences.

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Shane Salwasser Selected for 2021 Rural Summer Legal Corps Student Fellowship

Shane Salwasser, 2L, was recently named an Equal Justice Works 2021 Rural Summer Legal Corps Student Fellow. The Rural Summer Legal Corps sponsors summer internships designed to help address the access-to-justice crisis for people living in rural areas.

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