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Drake Law named a Best Law School for Practical Training

Drake University Law School has been recognized as a “Best Law School for Practical Training” by The National Jurist. Drake is one of only 86 law schools to make the list.
February 25, 2015

Iowa Legislature congratulates Drake Law on 150 years

The Iowa Senate and House approved resolutions Wednesday congratulating Drake University on the 150th anniversary of the founding of its law school.
February 18, 2015

Drake Law celebrates $3 million estate gift

This week Drake Law celebrates the generous gift of over $3 million to endow law scholarships from the estate of William (Bill) Litton, LW’48. Litton passed away in July 2014.
February 18, 2015

From private practice to the Department of Justice, Drake Law alumnus' experiences span the globe

Ryan Rohlfsen, LW’99, graduated law school having accomplished a lot: member of Drake Law Review, a C. Edwin Moore winner, the Rodney L. Hudson Supreme Court Oral Argument top advocate, and high honors.
February 13, 2015

Vice President Biden to visit Drake

The U.S. Vice President's office announced today that on Thursday, Feb, 12, Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa to deliver remarks on the Administration's economic policies.
February 12, 2015

Drake Law student receives Story County Bar Association scholarship

The Story County Bar Association presented its seventh annual Katherine Finn Milleman Memorial Scholarship to Drake University law student Daniel Johnston during a late-January luncheon at the Gateway Conference Center in Ames. The luncheon took place during the Story County Bar Association’s annual Bench-Bar continuing legal education seminar.
February 3, 2015

Agricultural Law Center awarded Leopold Center Grant

The Drake University Agricultural Law Center is the recipient of one of 17 Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture grants. Drake will host four regional workshops and a two-day conference on conservation policy in Iowa
January 29, 2015

Arbitration team advances to semi-finals at national competition

A Drake Law arbitration team advanced to the semi-final round of the national tournament after winning the regional this past weekend in Chicago. Team members include Ana Dixit, Meret Thali, Ronald Forsell, and La’Cee Groetken.
January 29, 2015

Law alumna named to Business Record's 'Forty Under 40'

Katie Graham, LW'11, was recently named to the Business Record's "Forty Under 40" for this year. Graham joins many previous Drake Law alumni who have been recognized.
January 26, 2015

Alumna makes 'The Annual List' of young professionals and executives

The American Legal and Financial Network released "The Annual List" of young professionals and executives as a way to celebrate the industry's future. Only a little over a year out of law school, Lindsey Purdy, LW'13, made the list.
January 15, 2015

Drake Law to host Real Estate Transactions CLE

Drake Law to host the 2015 Real Estate Transactions CLE, March 6, 2015 at the Legal Clinic.
January 14, 2015

Professor to lead legal delegation trip to South Africa

Drake Law School Professor Mark Kende has been selected by the People to People Citizen Ambassador Program to coordinate a delegation of professionals specializing in law who will travel to South Africa on Oct. 19-29, 2015.
January 14, 2015

Drake Law dean named to '15 to Watch in 2015' list

Drake Law School dean Ben Ullem has been named a "15 to Watch in 2015" by The Des Moines Register.
January 5, 2015

Law Review editor-in-chief to moderate panel at AALS annual meeting

Tim Gulbranson, a third-year law student and editor of Drake Law Review, will be moderating a panel at the 2015 American Association of Law Schools (AALS) annual meeting.
December 18, 2014

Drake announces $500,000 gift to new Ray Center

Drake University has received a $500,000 anonymous gift in support of the University's new Robert D. and Billie Ray Center.
November 25, 2014