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Legal Clinic Registration


Application Process

All application materials must be received by 12:00 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019. Please attach a current resume and a 1 page statement of interest with the application and submit via email to: Your statement of interest should address your areas of interest, why you have prioritized your chosen clinic(s), whether you need to enroll in your clinic for a certification, and how the clinic fits into your schedule for the summer or fall semester (i.e. how you plan to complete the required number of hours per credit).

Summer/Fall application

Course Offerings

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

Acceptance and Registration

The list of students accepted to clinics will be emailed and posted on April 8. You 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 summer is held with individual faculty. Orientation for fall will be August 23, 2019, 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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