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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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Alumni

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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100%

of Drake Law faculty have practiced law

#2

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

1,000

Cases handled each year by the Drake Legal Clinic

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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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Miguel Alvarado, Ian Buchwald, Payton Clerc and Maria Kordick

Student Attorneys Work to Improve the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems

Miguel Alvarado, Ian Buchwald, Payton Clerc, and Maria Kordick served on the Iowa Supreme Court’s Juvenile Justice Task Force as part of their experience with Children's Rights Clinic. The Clinic is the centerpiece of the The Joan & Lyle Middleton Center for Children’s Rights at Drake Law.

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Drake Clinic provides critical services to ensure success of local nonprofits

3Ls Brett Donahe & Noelle Tipton helped local nonprofits with complex legal issues as student attorneys in the Entrepreneurial/Transactional Clinic. Not only did they gain great practical experience, their work was key in extending the group's ability to serve our areas most vulnerable individuals.

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