8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center
1220 1st Avenue
Coralville, Iowa 52241
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Do you need to learn the "nuts and bolts" of one or more areas of law? If so, then this seminar is for you! From litigation to family law to real estate and business development, this seminar will be helpful to all attorneys regardless of their area of practice. The mission of the Nuts & Bolts Seminars is to assist attorneys in the understanding of a variety of legal issues which results in that event participant better serving their clients. The seminar is also a fantastic opportunity for newer members of the bar to meet and socialize with their peers and become acquainted with the Iowa legal community. We hope you join us in October for one of the 2016 Nuts & Bolts Seminars.
8:00 – 8:30– Registration
8:30 – 9:30 – Ethics and Trust Accounts – Speaker: Trinity Braun-Arana, Office of Professional Regulation
9:30 – 10:30 – Hanging Out Your Own Shingle – Speaker: Dan Vondra, Cole & Vondra LLP
10:30 – 10:45 – Break
10:45 – 11:30 – Employment Law 101 – Speaker: Michael Currie, Nyemaster Goode, PC
11:30 – 12:30 – Lunch (not provided with registration)
12:30 – 1:30 – Summary Judgement and Trial Management Tips – Speaker: Hon. Sean McPartland,
Linn County Courthouse
1:30 – 2:45 – Family Law 101 – Speakers: Amy Skogerson, Skogerson Law PC and Andrea McGinn, McGinn Law, PLLC
2:45 – 4:00 – The Guilty Ones are Easy – Speaker: Steven Drahozal, State Public Defender's Office
4:00 – 4:15 – Break
4:15 – 5:00 – General Personal Injury Law and You – Speaker: Benjamin Long, RSH Legal
12:30 – 1:30 – Business Formation: A Basic Understanding – Speaker: Rachel Parker, Nyemaster Goode, PC
1:30 – 2:45 – Real Estate 101 – Speaker: Sean Wandro, Meardon Sueppel & Downer PLC
2:45 – 3:45 – Estate Planning 101 – Speaker: Catherine Gerlach, Meardon Sueppel & Downer PLC
3:45 – 4:00 – Break
4:00 – 5:00 – Run Your Practice Like A Business and Soar – Speaker: Bob Clements, Benchmark Business Group
Please select which track (litigation or transactional) you plan on attending when registering for this event.
Law Students - Free
CLE CREDIT (approved)
7 state hours which includes 1 ethics hour
below reflect the early-bird registration fees. Registering after
October 19th will result in a $50 late fee being added on to your
registration fee amount.
Young Lawyers Division Year 1 - $25
Young Lawyers Division Year 2-3 - $75
Young Lawyers Division Year 4-5 - $95
Young Lawyers Division Year 6-10 - $120
Admitted to practice more than 10 years - $170
Non-ISBA Members - $270
Only electronic materials will be available for this event.
A link to the materials will be sent to attendees prior to the event so
attendees may download/print off materials of their choosing. Please bring the appropriate technology with you to
the event so you may view the materials.
Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Professional Development Committee.