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Brent Pattison

Drake University Law School, Middleton Center for Children's Rights,
Clinical Professor of Law and Director
Des Moines, IA
Brent Pattison (B.A. Wesleyan University; J.D. University of Minnesota Law School) is a Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Middleton Center for Children's Rights at Drake University Law School. He teaches and supervises the Children's Rights Clinic, in which third year law students represent children in delinquency and child welfare cases. He also teaches Education
Law and manages the Public Service Scholars program at Drake. Brent began his career as a Soros Justice Fellow at TeamChild in Seattle, Washington. He currently serves as a co-chair of the ABA's Children's Rights Litigation Committee, and is also a member of the Iowa Children's Justice Advisory Board.