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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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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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Portrait of the Hon. Janet Johnson Added to Drake Law’s Sutton Gallery

Drake Law School is proud to add a portrait of the Hon. Janet Johnson, LW’72, to the Sutton Gallery of Distinguished Alumni. Johnson was selected as the first female judge on the Iowa Court of Appeals before becoming dean of Pace University Law School.

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2L Caleb Piersma Spends Summer as Legal Intern for U.S. Court of Appeals

Caleb Piersma interned for the Hon. L. Steven Grasz of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in Omaha, Neb. As an an intern, Caleb gained valuable experience researching, and drafting legal opinions.

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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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