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2015 Family Law Seminar
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Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association Family & Juvenile Law Section

10/29/2015 to 10/30/2015
When: 10/29-10/30
Where: West Des Moines Marriott
1250 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa  50266
United States
Contact: Christy Cronin
515-697-7874


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Registration for this event is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome ($50 walk-in fee).


SCHEDULE - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29

7:30 - 8:00 -  Registration
8:00 - 9:30 -  Family Law Update
- Speaker: James Meade
9:30 - 10:00 -  Working with Child Support Recovery and the Collection Services Center
- Speakers: Patricia Hemphill and Gary Otting
10:00 - 10:15 - Break
(sponsored by Alft & Wilson Publish - Iowa Support Master)
10:15 - 11:45 - Technology for Solos and Small Firms
- Speaker: Ben Stevens
11:45 - 12:00 - News From the Family Law Section and Our Sponsors
12:00 - 12:45 - Lunch
(provided with registration) (sponsored by HDH Advisors LLC)
12:45 - 2:15 - The Benefits and Pitfalls of the Guardian Ad Litem in Parenting Disputes
- Speakers: Jenny Stevens and Lora McCollom
2:15 - 2:30 - Break
2:30 - 4:00 - Ethical Marketing for Solos and Small Firms in the Internet Era
- Speaker: Ben Stevens
4:00 - 5:00 - Organizing Your Case to Keep Equitable Distribution Simple
- Speakers: David Cox, Lori Klockau and Dan Bray
5:00 -  Chair’s Reception (complimentary)
(sponsored by BCC Advisers)

Join for drinks and snacks, greet old friends, make new acquaintances, meet the speakers, discuss the day's events and tomorrow’s topics at the complimentary Chair's Reception.


SCHEDULE - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30

8:00 - 8:45 - Introduction to the Supreme Court’s Family Law Reform Work Groups
- Speakers: Lora McCollom and Matt Brandes
8:45 - 9:45 - Alimony Guidelines Review
- Speaker: Prof. Andrea Charlow and her Guidelines Study Group
9:45 - 10:00 - Break
10:00 - 11:00 - What You Always Wanted to Ask a Financial Expert But Were Afraid to Ask
- Moderator: Brent Cashatt   Speakers: Brian Crotty, Ronald Nielsen and Alan Ryerson
11:00 - 12:00 - Advice on Working with Domestic Violence Victims in Your Office and in Court
- Speaker: Elizabeth Battles
12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch (provided with registration)
1:00 - 2:30 - Expert Advice on How to Deal with Parental Alienation in Family Law Cases
- Speakers: Dr. Demosthenes Lorandos and Diane Dornburg
2:30 - 2:45 - Break
2:45 - 3:45 - Mentoring the New Family Lawyer
- Speakers: Kim Stamatelos, Jennifer Zwagerman and Barbara Davis
3:45 - 5:00 - Revisiting Joint Physical Care
- Speakers: Sara Strain Linder, Susan Gauger, and Andrew Howie

JUVENILE LAW TRACK - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30
When registering, please indicate if planning to attend this breakout track.

8:00 - 9:00 - Hot Topics in Juvenile Law  - Speaker Prof. Brent Pattison
9:00 - 10:00 - Dealing with Bridge Orders
- Speakers: Ellen Ramsey-Kacena and Patricia Weir
10:00 - 11:00 - An Overview of PL 113-183, Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014
- Speaker: Kristi Traynor

MATERIALS

This year’s Family Law Seminar offers attendees the option of selecting either electronic or hard copy materials when registering. If selecting electronic materials, a link to the materials will be sent to attendees prior to the event so attendees may download/print off materials of their choosing. It is strongly suggested attendees download the materials in advance of the event. Only electronic materials will be available to walk-in attendees.

REGISTRATION FEES
Prices below reflect the early-bird registration fees for both registration with electronic materials and registration with hard copy materials. Registering after October 28th will result in a $50 late fee being added on to your registration fee amount. Only electronic materials will be available to walk-in attendees.

Registration & Electronic Materials:
Students - Free
Judges - $95
ISBA Family Law Section Members - $270 (enter promo code famsection when registering)
ISBA Members - $285
Non-ISBA Members - $400

Registration & Hard Copy Materials:
Students - $35
Judges - $130
ISBA Family Law Section Members - $305 (enter promo code famsection when registering)
ISBA Members - $320
Non-ISBA Members - $435

CLE CREDIT (approved)

15 hours of state CLE which includes 1.5 ethics hours
Seminar has been approved for juvenile law credit

Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association Family & Juvenile Law Section.


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