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Master Calendar

10/30/2014
2014 Nuts & Bolts Seminar (Coralville)

11/5/2014
Introduction to Legal Research on Fastcase (Webinar)

11/6/2014
Making/Preserving a Record in an Administrative Hearing (Telephone CLE)

11/10/2014
Advanced Tips for Enhanced Legal Research Webinar

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 Ashlee Lolkus
ISBA Communications Director    
515-697-7896
 
 Steve Boeckman
Assistant Communications Director
515-697-7869



 







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Journalist's Guide to Iowa's Courts
The purpose of Covering Iowa Law and Courts: A Guide for Journalists is to help members of the media report on our legal system more easily and accurately. 


News Releases

2014 Judicial Performance Review results published (10/6/2014)
DES MOINES -- Results from The Iowa State Bar Association’s biennial survey of judges standing for retention in this year’s general election were tabulated and recently made available on the ISBA website.  

Video provides background for proposed changes for admission to practice law in Iowa (8/26/2014)
DES MOINES—A video recorded recently by Guy Cook, immediate past president of The Iowa State Bar Association, provides summary background information on the reasons for establishing the ISBA Blue Ribbon Committee on Legal Education and Licensure and the research conducted by the members that led to the recommendations for changing the way Iowa law school graduates are admitted to the practice of law in Iowa.

Boyd, Thomas elected to Bar Association Board of Governors (8/8/2014)
DES MOINES—Des Moines attorneys Williard “Bill” Boyd, III and Janice Thomas have been elected to The Iowa State Bar Association Board of Governors. They join nine other attorneys from Judicial District 5C on the 46-member board.

ISBA announces new committee, section chairs for FY 2014-2015 (8/8/2014)
DES MOINES—The following Des Moines-area attorneys have been appointed as committee or section chairs for The Iowa State Bar Association for Fiscal Year 2014-2015...

Kohorst elected to bar association board (8/19/2014)
DES MOINES—Harlan attorney Kathleen Kohorst was recently selected by her peers in Judicial District 4 to serve on The Iowa State Bar Association’s Board of Governors. She will serve the nine counties in southwest Iowa that make up District 4 for a multi-year term on the board.

Feller named president of statewide bar association (7/16/2014)
DES MOINES—Northwest Iowa attorney, Joe Feller, became the 128th president of The Iowa State Bar Association in late June. Feller, a sole practitioner in the firm of Koopman Kennedy & Feller is the second president in 56 years from Sibley to lead the statewide association of more than 8,000 Iowa-licensed attorneys. 

Feller participates in ABA Bar Leadership Institute (4/17/2014)
CHICAGO—Joe Feller, of Koopman, Kennedy & Feller in Sibley, joined more than 300 other emerging leaders of lawyer organizations from across the country at the American Bar Association’s Bar Leadership Institute (BLI), March 12-14...

Previous news releases and media advisories available by request. 


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