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Four Drake Law grads named to Business Record’s Forty Under 40

Four alumni from Drake Law School were named to the Business Record’s 2018 Forty Under 40 list, which recognizes local business leaders in the Greater Des Moines area.
February 2, 2018

Drake Law School to co-sponsor sports betting CLE featuring Sports Illustrated’s Andrew Brandt

Drake Law School and Prairie Meadows are co-sponsoring “Is Sports Betting Coming to Iowa?” on March 5, featuring sports media insider Andrew Brandt as the keynote speaker, as well as panels of gaming law experts.
February 1, 2018

Pritchett named director of Drake Legal Clinic

Suzan Pritchett has been named director of clinical and experiential programs and associate professor of law at Drake Law School, effective July 1.
January 31, 2018

Drake arbitration team wins national championship

Drake’s team of Olivia Brooks, Jordan Garrison-Nickerson, Rachael Irlbeck, and Gabe Walsh won the national ABA Law School Division Arbitration Competition on Jan. 20.
January 22, 2018

Free conference tackles agriculture and food policy issues

The Drake University 2018 Engaged Citizen Conference, “Nourishing (Feeding) the World,” is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 22, and Friday,  Feb. 23 in Drake’s Olmsted Center. Admission is free.
January 9, 2018

Drake Law School announces partnership with 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

Drake Law School has entered into a partnership with 100 Black Men of America, Inc. to provide students in its Collegiate 100 program guaranteed admission and scholarship assistance the Law School’s JD program.
December 19, 2017

Drake 3L Dillon Malone receives Linda S. Weindruch Scholarship

The Iowa Taxpayers Association announced Dillon Malone, a third-year student at Drake Law School, as the recipient of the 2017 Linda S. Weindruch Scholarship.
December 11, 2017

Drake Law alumna works for LA County Public Defender's Office

Nicole Rommero, LW’13, is an attorney at the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office, where she handles misdemeanor offenses ranging from domestic violence and prostitution to battery, assault with a deadly weapon, and DUI cases.
December 11, 2017

Drake Law student helps immigrants in Iowa

Raziel Argueta comes from a family of immigrants. Today, he is a second-year Drake Law student and a law clerk at the Law Office of Sonia Parras, PLLC in Des Moines, Iowa, where he works on immigration cases.
December 11, 2017

Q&A with Professor Natalie Banta

Get to know Natalie Banta, who joined Drake Law School this fall as an associate professor of law. She teaches Wills and Trusts, Property, and Federal Income Tax, has published articles on digital asset inheritance, and presents on the topic at conferences nationwide.
December 8, 2017

Middleton Center advocates for juvenile court rule prohibiting routine shackling

Drake Law faculty and students in the Middleton Center for Children's Rights were instrumental in a new Juvenile Court Rule banning the routine shackling of children in juvenile court.
November 21, 2017

Drake wins regional ABA Arbitration Competition

Drake Law School’s team won the regional ABA Law Student Division Arbitration Competition Nov. 10-11 to advance to the national finals for the fourth year in a row.
November 15, 2017

Michael Elliott of Nationwide joins inaugural MJ in Compliance class

Michael Elliott, an underwriting manager at Nationwide, is part of Drake's new MJ in Compliance and Risk Management program, which prepares professionals to meet government regulations and ethical standards.
November 10, 2017

1Ls argue before Iowa Court of Appeals in C. Edwin Moore Competition

Four Drake Law 1L students argued before the Iowa Court of Appeals during the final round of the C. Edwin Moore Competition, a voluntary oral advocacy competition offered to all first-year students.
October 23, 2017

Drake to host Halloween Hoops Oct. 24

Drake University will host the annual Halloween Hoops event on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The event is free and open to all Des Moines-area children ages 3-11.
October 23, 2017