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Bar Exam

Iowa is one of the many states that offers the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE).  You can get more information on the bar exam, individual state requirements, exam components and more by visiting our Bar Exam information page.


Professionalism training is incorporated throughout the Drake Law curriculum, as well as through focused Career Development and other programming. Professionalism and civility are the basis of the legal profession and through practical training, classroom discussions, and other focused discussions, students will gain skills and an understanding in this area. The Career Development Office is also working to provide on demand resources related to areas such as networking, communication, and more, for students and alumni to access at any time.

Symplicity Document Library

Students and alumni have access to numerous resources in the Symplicity Document Library, including resume and cover letter guides, online job resources (including passwords), and interview preparation materials. To access the materials, log in to Symplicity with your student id and Symplicity password.

Video Library

On-demand programming at your fingertips is available in the Drake Law Video Library.  Content is continuously being added, so check back regularly for updates.  Resources include a reciprocity guide, alumni interviews focused on various practice areas, bar application and student registration, and more. 

A list of videos, including links to access materials, is included in the Symplicity Document Library.

NALP Directory of Legal Employers

If you are looking for information on firms throughout the country, the NALP Directory of Legal Employers is a great resource.  It provides overall firm information as well as information on satellite offices, hiring contacts and much more.  It's free to access.

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