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Robert Oberbillig Profile

Clinician in Residence

515-271-1809
robert.oberbillig@drake.edu

Education

LLB – Drake University
BA – Drake University

Professional Experience

Drake Law School clinical professor, Elder Law
Private law practice, Des Moines, Iowa
Director of the Legal Aid Society of Polk County
Director of the Black Hawk County Legal Aid Society
Private law practice, Omaha, Neb.
Allied Mutual Insurance Company

Significant Accomplishments

  • Rollard E. Grefe Pro Bono Public Award from the Iowa State Bar Association (2013)
  • American Bar Association Dorsey Award (2003)
  • Appealed more than 50 state and federal cases
  • Established the first public defender program in Iowa
  • Worked on the Iowa Consumer Credit Code; the Iowa Uniform Landlord and Tenant Act; Adoption, Civil Commitment and Guardianship; and the rewrite of the Iowa Juvenile Justice Act
 
Law School News
September 12, 2018
The Drake Agricultural Law Center is hosting a statewide conference Sept. 19 titled “SOIL 2018: Turning Our Vision for Iowa’s Water and Land into Action" featuring experts in agriculture and the environment.