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April 16, 2015
Understanding and Complying wih Open Meetings and Open Records Laws
   Activity ID: 180871
   Second in the CLE webinar series celebrating Drake Law's 150th Celebration. Professor Tony Gaughan will examine Iowa's open meetings and open records laws. 12:00-1:00pm CLE has been approved for 1 hour by the State of Iowa. To register please click here. An email invite will be sent after registration.

April 11, 2015
   Activity ID: 180510
   Please visit here for event details.

March 12, 2015
"Hot Topics in Administrative Law"
   Activity ID: 180889
   First of the CLE webinar series celebrating Drake Law's 150th Celebration. Professor Jerry Anderson will provide a review of both recent cases and regulatory and statutory developments in federal administrative law. 12:00-1:00pm CLE has been approved for 1 hour by the State of Iowa. To register please click here. An email invite will be sent after registration.

March 06, 2015
Real Estate Transactions
   Activity ID: 175573
   To view the Real Estate Transactions postcard, and print a registration form click here. To view the schedule click here. Online registration is now closed, resgistration is available on a walk in basis.


December 11 - 12, 2014
General Practice Review
   Activity ID: 156670
   To view the General Practice Review schedule, click here.
Online Registration is now closed, you may register at the door. Please be advised: Hard copy materials will no longer be provided on the day of the CLE. Information on how to download the materials will be available to walk-in participants.

December 09, 2014
When Clients Love Their Land: Techniques, Tax Credits and Case Studies on Permanent Land Protection
   Activity ID: 158532
   Owning land adds complexity to estate planning. It can be emotional, and clients may worry about the land’s future. This seminar uses Iowa case studies to inform you of client options for their land that provide tax benefits as well as peace of mind. For more information and to register please visit the Heritage Foundation website. There is no fee for this CLE.

September 15, 2014
Re-Articulating the Harm of Discrimination: An Examination of Brown v. Board of Education at 60
   Activity ID: 156729
   Presentation by Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Charles M. and Marion J. Kierscht Professor of Law at University of Iowa, sponsored by the Drake University Constitutional Law Center

September 08, 2014
Lethal Injection Secrecy - Eighth Amendment Due Process
   Activity ID: 157051
   Presentation by Professor Eric Berger, Nebraska College of Law Hosted by the American Constitution Society

June 04, 2014
The American Death Penalty as Reflected in the Opera “Dead Man Walking:” Age-Old Themes, Long-Term Trends, and Recent Developments
   Activity ID: 134640
   The Des Moines Metro Opera is performing the opera “Dead Man Walking” this summer. This CLE will be held in conjunction with several other events relating to the death penalty as precursors to the performances.
There is no registration fee.
Approved for 1.5 hours CLE credit

May 30, 2014
2nd Annual Corporate Counsel Forum
   Sponsored by: Drake University Law School and the Iowa Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel
For more information on topics covered and registration click here for event details.

April 11, 2014
ACS In the Balance: Law and Politics in the Roberts Court
   Activity ID: 138489

March 07, 2014
Real Estate Transactions
   Activity ID: 123110
   Click here for event details. CLE hours approved: State - 6hrs
Title Guaranty will be hosting a reception immediately following the CLE. Full ListServes Outline for CLE participants:

March 06, 2014
The Compassionate Lawyer
   Activity ID: 140273
   Kim Stamatelos explained how lawyers can be effective without being overly adversarial. She reviewed statistics about lawyer depression and substance abuse and discussed ways to avoid these pitfalls. She reviewed 7 things lawyers should do to practice ethically and compassionately.


December 12 - 13, 2013
General Practice Review
   Activity ID: 118824
   Box Lunch included in registration fees. Click here for printable registration form. Click here for an event schedule. Online registration is now closed. There is on site registration available beginning at 7:00 a.m.

November 12, 2013
The Indian Child Welfare Act: Implcations of Baby Veronica's Case
   Activity ID: 119011
   Drake Association for Child Advocacy presents Tribal Judge Theresa Mahoney, Felicia Bertín Rocha, Esq., & Professor Dustin Miller speaking on the federal and state statute in the context of the Supreme Court decision of Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, its effect, and implications on Iowa practice. This event begins at 5:30 p.m. and CLE approved for 1 hour. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to or

September 20, 2013
2013 Amendments to the IA Business Corp Act & Other Business Law Developments
   Activity ID: 117862
   3.5 State Hours; Activity ID:117862
Click here for the agenda.
Online registration ends 9/19 at 3:00p.m. Registrations will be accepted at the door.
Click here for general information on upcoming CLE's.

April 19, 2013
Rural Attorneys and Agriculture
   Activity ID: 106725
   Presented by the Drake University Agricultural Law Center.
   Click here for event details.

March 15, 2013
Real Estate Transactions Seminar
   Activity ID: 123110
here for a printable registration form. Lunch is not included in registration price.


December 13 - 14, 2012
General Practice Review
   Activity ID: 92394
   Box Lunch included in registration fees. Click here for event details. There is on site registration available beginning at 7:00 a.m.

December 07, 2012
Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop
   Theme: The Evolving Legal Writing Classroom – Preparing Practice Ready Students
Registration required on the Legal Writing Institute Website.
Please contact Holiday Inn Express for the $82.00 per night room rate. To reserve a room, call 515-255-4000 and ask for the LWI room block. All reservations must be made before November 23, 2012.

April 14, 2012
2012 Constitutional Law Center Symposium
   Click here for event details.   Please contact Theresa Howard for more information 271-2988 or

March 23, 2012
Real Estate Transactions
   Click here for event details. Click here for the event schedule.


December 08 - 09, 2011
General Practice Review
   Click here for event details.

March 25, 2011
Real Estate Transactions
   Activity ID: 76376
   Click here for event details.


December 09 - 10, 2010
General Practice Review
   Activity ID: 72248
   Click here for event details. REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. YOU CAN REGISTER AT THE EVENT on DECEMBER 9th or 10th.

April 10, 2010
2010 Drake University Constitutional Law Center Symposium
   Activity ID: 66204
   "The Same-Sex Marriage Divide"
   Click here for event details.
   Click here to download a registration form.

March 25, 2010
2009-10 Constitutional Law Center Distinguished Lecture Series
   Activity ID: 61438
   Michael C. Dorf - "Same-Sex Marriage, Labels, and Social Meaning"
   Click here for event details. Lecture is free and open to the public.

March 05, 2010
Real Estate Transactions
   Activity ID: 65497
   Click here for event details. **Federal Hours applied and approved, .25 Hours**