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Reminder: June 3 is deadline to apply for OPR director’s position

The deadline to apply for the position of director of the Office of Professional Regulation (OPR) at the Iowa Judicial Branch is fast approaching. All application materials must be mailed, faxed or emailed to the counsel to the chief justice by 4:30 p.m., Friday, June 3.

The OPR director oversees the administration of key boards and commissions and the program functions performed by those commissions as provided by Chapter 49 of the Iowa Court Rules.

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What to do with old files

As more boomer-aged attorneys retire or begin thinking about retiring, the question often arises about what to do with old files. Two sources provide some guidance.


One is a white paper created by CNA, which provides professional liability insurance to members through Lockton Affinity L.L.C., the ISBA’s endorsed professional liability insurance carrier. Entitled "Creating a File Retention and Destruction Policy,” it discusses various scenarios on file retention and destruction, including how to deal with electronically stored information.

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