Tom Harkin, retired
United States Senator from Iowa, was presented with the American Bar
Association Young Lawyers Division Fellows Award on Aug. 5. Harkin was
presented with the award at a gala during the ABA Annual Meeting in San
Alan Olson, current
president of the ABA YLD Fellows and a Des Moines, Iowa, attorney, introduced
Harkin and presented him with the award. The senator was selected in
recognition of work throughout his long career, particularly his efforts to
draft, pass and implement the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Incoming Drake law students welcomed by ISBA
members during orientation
ISBA members – Vice President Tom Levis, David L. Brown and William Scales,
Jr., – on Monday welcomed 110 freshman law students who will begin Drake Law
School this fall. Susan Bunz, executive director of Meals from the Heartland,
joined the welcoming panel. Their presentations were made as part of the first
day of the week-long orientation for new students.