Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar’s Federal Practice Committee CLE Subcommittee
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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This video-conferencing CLE program is for new attorneys and seasoned attorneys looking to brush up on federal court practice. The seminar will provide an excellent opportunity to meet and interact with judges and courthouse personnel from both the Northern District of Iowa and the Southern District of Iowa.SCHEDULE
8:00 - 8:30 - Registration
8:30 - 9:00 - What Law Clerks Do - Speakers: Carla Hamborg and Kathy Nutt
9:00 - 9:30 - Overview of the Clerk’s Office, E-filing and Courtroom Technology - Speakers: Jamie Morawski and Justin Knudsen
9:30 - 10:15 - Local Rules Overview - Speaker: Hon. Helen C. Adams, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
10:15 - 10:30 - Break
10:30 - 11:00 - Discovery Practice - Speaker: Hon. Leonard T. Strand, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
11:00 - 11:30 - Initial Pleadings - Speaker: Hon. Stephanie M. Rose, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
11:30 - 12:00 - Trial Practice - Speaker: Hon. Judge Linda R. Reade, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
12:00 - Adjourn
Attendees are invited to attend at one of the five U.S. District Courthouses where the program will be broadcast using the court’s video-conferencing technology. Please select your preferred site when you register for this event.
Cedar Rapids - 111 7th Avenue, Southeast
Council Bluffs - 8 South 6th Street, Room 313
Davenport - 131 East 4th Street, Suite 150
Des Moines - 123 East Walnut
Sioux City - 320 6th Street
Prices below reflect the early-bird registration fees. Registering after October 16th will result in a $50 late fee being added on to your registration fee amount.
YLD Members (Year 1) - $40
ISBA Members - $80
Non-ISBA Members - $140
CLE CREDIT (approved)
3.25 hours of state CLE which includes 3.25 federal hours
Sponsored by the Iowa State Bar’s Federal Practice Committee
CLE Subcommittee: Heidi Guttau-Fox, John Moorlach,
and Megan Flynn