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Legal Clinic Registration


Application Process

The online application is found here. The application must be submitted by 12:00 p.m. on November 10, 2020. A complete application includes a resume, written statement and unofficial transcript submitted on the application.

Depending on the evolution of the COVID 19 pandemic, you will likely have to meet with clients directly and/or attend court hearing with clients even if Drake Law School is in a remote teaching period. Please keep this in mind as you apply for clinic this spring.

Course Offerings

For a complete list of clinic prerequisites and courses, visit the Drake Legal Clinic webpage.

An information session on the legal clinics and internships will be held October 22 at 2:30 p.m. can be viewed here.

Acceptance and Registration

Students will be notified of their acceptance to the clinic by Friday, November 13, 2020. Students have 48 hours to withdraw after the list of accepted students has been posted. To withdraw, you must contact the clinic’s director, Suzie Pritchett

After the 48-hour window, withdrawal is only permitted in extraordinary circumstances by permission of the clinic director.

Student services will register students based on clinic accepted into and number of credits indicated on the application. Please double check your schedule and total number of credits after registration.


Legal Clinic orientation is mandatory. Orientation for spring will be January 15, 2021,      8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Permission to be excused must be obtained by director Suzan Pritchett in advance.

Questions? Contact Suzan Pritchett, director of clinical programs; at 515-271-3851 or

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