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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


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Cases handled each year by the Drake Legal Clinic

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Drake Refugee Clinic Provides Critical Assistance to Afghan Nationals

When 1,000+ Afghan nationals found refuge in Iowa after being evacuated from their homeland, they received temporary immigration status. Now that's set to expire and they need help securing more permanent immigration status. Drake's Refugee Clinic is providing that critical service.

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Drake Law Establishes Student Food Pantry to Help Combat Food Insecurity

A random act of kindness by current 3L Jack Schuler blossomed into a Drake Law community effort to address food insecurity issues among law students.

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Conner Greene experiences law in action as a summer clerk with the DOJ

Conner Greene is a summer intern with the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California. He says, "Actually seeing what is happening rather than just learning about what is happening in a classroom has been a great experience."

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