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Julia Steggerda-Corey

Black and white headshot of Julia Steggerda-CoreyInstructor of Law; Director, Masters of Jurisprudence in Risk Management and Compliance


Areas of Expertise

Administrative Law, Race and the Law, Legal Writing, International Law


LLM - Drake University Law School, Global Citizenship, summa cum laude
JD – Drake University Law School, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Drake Law Review, Opperman Scholar
BA – Pepperdine University, summa cum laude

Professional Experience

Instructor of Law since 2019
Drake Law School Director of the Masters of Jurisprudence in Risk Management and Compliance since 2019
Attorney at Faegre Baker Daniels (n/k/a Faegre Drinker)
Student Intern at ACLU of Iowa
Student Attorney at Uhl Law

Selected Publications

  • Altering the Adoption Legal Framework to Serve Historically-Underserved Transracial Adoptees, 55 Texas Tech Law Review (2022).

Significant Accomplishments

  • Bar Admissions: Iowa (2018), Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (2018)
  • Iowa State Bar Association - Young Lawyers' Division Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee (2022)
  • Mock Trial Coach and judge for middle school and high school
  • Provide DEI training to community organizatioins and companies
  • Invited presenter and public speaker on race and the law isues, including:
    • The #MeToo Movement and White Feminism
    • Race & Hair: The CROWN Act and Hair Discrimination

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