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Carole Tillotson Profile

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Associate Director of Career Development

515-271-4974
carole.tillotson@drake.edu

Education

JD – University of Iowa College of Law, with distinction
BS – Iowa State University, with distinction

Areas of Responsibility

Counsel law students and alumni on all aspects of legal employment; manage student programs, services, and employer outreach.

Professional Experience

Bond attorney at Ahlers & Cooney, P.C
Assistant general counsel at Wells Fargo
General counsel at Iowa Finance Authority
Vice president at Springsted Incorporated
CB Richard Ellis/Hubbell Commercial

Significant Accomplishments

  • Business Record Forty Under 40 Alumnus of the Year
  • Madelyn M. Levitt Drake Distinguished Community Service Award
  • Drake Student Bar Association President’s Staff Service Award
  • Business Record Top 40 Under 40
  • Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute and Leadership Iowa

Public Service

  • Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board (Governor appointment)
  • Elected to two terms of the Windsor Heights City Council    
  • Member of Drake University's Sustainability Oversight Committee
 
Law School News
February 20, 2020
John Gilbertson, a third-year student at Drake University Law School, was recognized onstage during GRAMMY Week 2020 at the 22nd Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Event and Scholarship Presentation, hosted by the Recording Academy. His paper, titled Play It Again Sam: The Free-Market Case for Government Intervention in the Music Streaming Sector, received runner-up in the Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition, winning him a trip to Los Angeles and a $2,500 scholarship.