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Continuing Legal Education (CLE)


Drake Law School offers numerous Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs throughout the year.

Drake Law School's CLE programs cover many areas of law and are designed to meet attorneys' educational and professional needs.

For questions regarding CLE programming, contact CLE Coordinator Amy Cutler at or 515-271-3361. The Constitutional Law Center also has CLE programming; visit the center's events webpage for more information.

Drake Law School has also partnered with the National Health Law and Policy Resource Center Institute in Guardianship and Conservatorship at the University of Iowa's College of Law on adult and minor guardianship CLEs. The Institute has put materials and resources regarding House File 591 and House File 610, including the Supreme Court forms on their website. Please visit here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Family Law Webinar series - Co-sponsored by the Iowa State Bar Association

Minor Guardianships: Lessons Learned under our New Statute - Judge Brent Pattison
November 15, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.


Reducing Trauma for Children of Incarcerated Parents from Arrest Through

October 29, 2021
8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
West Des Moines Marriot


General Practice Review 2021 - Webinar Series

November 12 & 19, December 3 & 10 - Available live and on demand


General Practice Review Agenda


Real Estate Transactions

April 1, 2022
Registration available in January.



Last Lectures featuring Professors Andrea Charlow,  David McCord, and Maura Strassberg. - Event Postponed

Please join us for an afternoon with Drake Law’s retiring scholars allowing them the opportunity to reflect, share their wit, and impart words of wisdom including lectures on:

"Cohabitation or Marriage: Toward a More Perfect Union" - Andrea Charlow“The Problems in Proving that a Traffic Stop Was Racially Discriminatory” - David McCord
"Legislative Censorship of Critical Race Theory" – Maura Strassberg

Lectures will begin at 4 p.m. with a reception to follow at 5 p.m. The lectures will be live streamed and recorded. Links will be sent out to all registrants.







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