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Thriving in Law School: Get Help
Resources to help manage stress, find help and succeed in law school.
Law School is tough, and life can throw you curves. It can be easier if you make use of the resources available to you. Some key contacts are available on this page. If you don't know where to start, try contacting Erin Lee-Schneider, Assistant Dean for Student Services (515-271-2948). Remember, we're here to help you succeed.
911 - Get immediate assistance from the police, the fire department or an ambulance.
Contact information for all Law School faculty and staff.
Counseling and Health
My Student Assistance Program
Make an appointment for a virtual counseling session of up to one hour by calling 515-471-2357 (Employee and Family Resources (EFR)) or emailing DrakeLawScheduling@efr.org. Note: Each law student may have six sessions during the academic year. EFR will only provide the law school general statistics on use. 24-Hour Counseling Hotline
Call 515-244-6090 anytime to talk with a licensed clinician.
Trained student assistants help Drake undergraduates, graduates and law students who need assistance with writing. It is a free service. For specific hours and to make appointments, sign in online or call 271-4712. Note: Law students should make sure to schedule with one of the LPS tutors. If you are referred by a faculty member, be sure to bring a writing sample and a note from the professor stating what you need to work on.