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Future Students

Drake Law School provides a different kind of legal education. With an excellent foundation in legal theory, our students roll up their sleeves and put theory into action.

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Current Students

At Drake Law School, we are committed to providing an exceptional learning environment and giving you the tools you need to be successful in the real world.

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Drake Law School's 6,000+ alumni span the globe, using their law degrees in every facet of the legal profession.

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Con Law Center Research Assistants Highlight Unique Learning Experiences

Research assistants can explore new and emerging areas of law that they might not otherwise be able to dig into, all while developing important research and writing skills.

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Drake Law Student Broadens Horizons as Intern with Agtegra Cooperative

Second-year student Cara Teigum interned with Agtegra Cooperative in South Dakota after her 1L year. Read how her experience with this innovative, farmer-owned cooperative helped her find her passion and define her career goals.

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Emma Overschmidt interns with the Federal Election Commission in DC

3L Emma Overschmidt stepped out of her comfort zone and discovered a new career interest in campaign finance and election law as an intern with the FEC. Learn how Emma's experiences at Drake Law School helped prepare her for this amazing opportunity.

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