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Class of 1982

Composite photo of the class of 1982

Celebrating 40 years!
Drake Law Class of 1982 Reunion

Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30, 2022

Join us to celebrate the 40th anniversary of your graduation from Drake Law School. Reconnect with classmates who have had diverse life experiences and careers, but who all have one thing in common: a Drake Law education. 

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 29

Wine and cheese reception, 5 p.m.
Cartwright Hall, Kern Commons
Sponsored by Drake University Law School/Dean Jerry Anderson

Optional tour, 5:30 p.m.
Current Drake Law students will be on hand to provide a tour of Cartwright Hall, Opperman Hall, and the Neal and Bea Smith Law Center

Saturday, April 30

Continuing Legal Education opportunity, 11 a.m.
(Members of the class of 1982 are invited to join members of the class of 1981 for a CLE program.)
"Policing, Racial Profiling and Protests: The Quest for Unbiased Policing and the Protection of Civil Rights"
Presented by Professors Emeriti Russell Lovell and David Walker
Neal and Bea Smith Law Center Courtroom

Drake Relays tickets or afternoon activity of your own choosing

Reception and dinner, 6 p.m.
The Latin King
2200 Hubbell Avenue, Des Moines
Registration fee: $60.00

Hotel Information

As a convenience to members of the class of 1982, we have arranged for room block rates at the following area hotels. Please note that you may find better rates through your own search.

AC Hotel
401 E. Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Room rate: $169/night plus tax

Click here to book a room or call 515-518-6060. Be sure to mention that you would like to book a room with the Drake Law Class Reunion block.

Must book by April 8.

Double Tree Des Moines Airport

6800 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, Iowa 50321

Room rate: $159/night plus tax

To make a reservation, call 515-285-7777. Provide the dates of stay and tell them you would like to book a room with the Drake Law Class Reunion block.


Drake Relays Ticket Information

We have arranged for a Law School Reunion block of tickets to Drake Relays events on Friday evening, April 29, and Saturday afternoon, April 30. The exact schedule of events, promo code and registration link will be posted in late-February. Please indicate your interest on the registration form. We will send the information and link as soon as it is available.

Register here.

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