What to Expect When Representing Clients Before the Iowa Civil Rights Commission (Live Webinar)
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3/27/2017
When: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Where: Live Webinar
United States
Contact: Christy Cronin
515-697-7874


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This CLE program will describe the administrative processes of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission for both complainants and respondents, from the filing of a complaint to screening, investigation, alternative dispute resolution, and public hearing. It will also include basic information on the protections provided by the Iowa Civil Rights Act, an overview of the number and nature of complaints filed with the agency, and the legal standards employed by the agency in making its determinations.

SPEAKERS
Kristin H. Johnson, Executive Director, Iowa Civil Rights Commission
Andy Duffelmeyer, Civil Rights Specialist, Iowa Civil Rights Commission

CLE CREDIT (approved)
1 state hour

REGISTRATION FEES
ISBA Government Practice Section Members - $30
Please use promo code govpractice when registering to receive the $30 rate. This code is for ISBA’s Government Practice Section members. This code is not applicable to YLD Members (Years 1-5) who are members of the section. If you are a current ISBA member and would like to join the Government Practice Section, please contact the ISBA's Membership Department at 515-697-7870. Fee to join the section is $15.

ISBA Members - $40
ISBA YLD Members (Years 1-5) - $20
Non-ISBA Members - $55

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

SPEAKER BIOS
Kristin H. Johnson is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where she earned her B.A. in music and French and her J.D. Kristin has worked in the employment and labor law field since graduating from law school. She has worked in private practice and for the State of Iowa, representing the state in collective bargaining negotiations and providing legal advice and guidance to clients and state agencies in employment and labor-related matters. She also conducted internal investigations into harassment and discrimination allegations by state employees. She left state employment to become a mediator and arbitrator and was listed with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and the Public Employment Relations Board. Kristin was appointed as Executive Director of the ICRC in May 2015.

Andy Duffelmeyer has been with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission since August 2015, working as both a screener and investigator of non-housing complaints. He also conducts mediations and conciliations and tracks legislation and administrative rules impacting the agency. He has given past CLE presentations on new civil rights case law, sexual orientation discrimination in public accommodations, civil rights and religious freedom, and pregnancy discrimination law. He earned his J.D. from Drake Law School, is licensed to practice law in Iowa, and serves on the ISBA’s Government Practice Section Council. He worked as a journalist for several years prior to being hired by the ICRC.

Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association Government Practice Section