Drake alumnae in AALA leadership
Three Drake Law alumnae are currently serving on the Board of Directors for the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA). For a board that consists of nine total members, that’s pretty impressive representation.
Children's Rights and Human Foosball
Children's Rights Clinic students took a break from representing children in Polk County Juvenile Court to spend their Sunday afternoon raising money for YESS through a "Human Foosball" Tournament.
Drake 2L interns in Hong Kong
From Beijing to Des Moines, Brooke Yang has had quite the law school experience. She has gobbled up every experience possible in her first two years of law school – including a clerkship with a federal judge and an internship with a high profile firm in Hong Kong.
Drake Law named "Best Value Private Law School" once again
Drake Law was again chosen as a Best Value Private Law School by preLaw Magazine, a National Jurist publication. The National Jurist looks at academic and financial variables, price of tuition, student debt accumulation, employment success, bar passage rate and cost of living.
Tracy Gallegos, LW'04, featured in Las Vegas Woman Magazine
Tracy A. Gallegos, LW'04, is featured on the cover of the summer issue of Las Vegas Woman Magazine. A profile detailing Tracy’s upbringing and the driving forces that steered her toward a career in the legal field is featured prominently in the issue.
Des Moines is Forbes' No. 1 city for young professionals
Drake Law's hometown of Des Moines, Iowa, has once again been named the No. 1 city in the U.S. for young professionals.
The Perfect Pair
Paul Foo, BN'00, and Daniel Herting, LW'11, have formed an organization to help immigrants in Iowa find access to professional services, so they can lead successful personal and professional lives.
Immersed in Sustainability
As Andy Duffelmeyer prepares to start his third year of law school, he’s spending his summer immersed in the realities of stormwater management, urban sprawl, energy efficiency and waste reduction.
The Legislative Experience
One program unique to Drake Law is the Legislative Practice Certificate Program. The program gives Drake Law students a first-hand look at the legislative process in Iowa. One student not only glimpsed the mechanisms of law-making, but helped shape policy in Iowa.
A Tale of Two Trials
One Drake 3L spent her year interning at the Polk County Attorney's Office, where she worked on numerous criminal trials including a first-degree murder trial and trying (and winning) a felony jury case.
Students spend break at Pro Bono Project
Last week marked the sixth year of the Drake Law New Orleans volunteer trip and partnership with the Pro Bono Project.
Civil Rights Victory in Iowa Supreme Court, NAACP Award Recognizes Professors Walker and Lovell
Drake Law Faculty not only teach and produce scholarship but also engage in public service and public interest work, including the filing of Amicus Curiae (Friend of the Court) Briefs in important cases.
Today Show calls Des Moines “Wealthiest U.S. City”
Among the many accolades given Des Moines, NBC’s Today Show added icing to the cake with the most recent title of “Wealthiest City”. How do they figure? Easy – the people, the low cost of living, and the exceptional opportunities.
IP Attorneys Learn About New Copyright Alert System from Drake 3L
Tim Alberts, a third-year student at Drake Law, was one of only two students to present his work at the fall meeting of the Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association (IIPLA).
Drake 3L Argues in Iowa Court of Appeals
Anthony Garcia, a third-year law student from Chicago, never imagined he’d have the opportunity to argue in front of the Iowa Court of Appeals, but that’s just what happened soon after he started his internship with the Iowa Attorney General’s Office.