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Avoiding Ethics Problems with Pro Se Parties (Telephone CLE)
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Avoiding Ethics Problems with Pro Se Parties (Telephone CLE)

Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association's Government Practice Section

When: 1/30/2015
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Where: Telephone CLE
Contact: Christy Cronin

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This telephone CLE will discuss several scenarios which could present ethics questions, such as the following: avoiding ex parte communications, avoiding giving advice, avoiding unfairness to the represented party, referrals for legal services, and continuances. Audience participation encouraged!

Hon. Artis Reis

Judge Artis Reis became a district associate judge in 1995 and a district judge in 1998. She was born in Oskaloosa, Iowa, raised in Monroe, and graduated from the University of Iowa, where she received her B.S. in 1969, and M.S.W. in 1976, and J.D., with distinction, degree in 1976. Judge Reis worked in state government, taught at Drake Law School, and practiced law prior to becoming a judge. Judge Reis was named an Honorary Barrister by the Order of Barristers, and received the Iowa State Bar Association Community Service Award in 2001. In 2000, Judge Reis received the Friend of Children Award from the Iowa School Social Workers Association in 2000. Judge Reis was formerly the presiding Judge for Peer Review Court and the Truancy Court Judge for Polk County.

CLE CREDIT (approved)

1 hour of state CLE which includes 1 ethics hour

ISBA Government Practice Section Members - $30
Please use promo code govmember when registering to receive the $30 rate. This code is for ISBA Government Practice Section Members only. If wanting to join this section ($15 fee), please contact the ISBA's Membership Department at 515-697-7870 (must already be an ISBA Member).

ISBA Members - $35
Non-ISBA Members - $55

Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association's Government Practice Section

Any materials related to this telephone CLE, as well as joining instructions, will be sent via e-mail prior to the event. Please include e-mail address when registering for this event. ISBA members, please make sure we have your most up-to-date e-mail address.

The Iowa State Bar Association • 625 East Court Avenue • Des Moines, IA 50309
Ph. (515) 243-3179 • Fax (515) 243-2511