2017 Federal Practice Seminar
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 Export to Your Calendar 12/15/2017
When: 12/15/2017
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Embassy Suites Hotel
101 E. Locust St.
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
United States
Contact: Christy Cronin

Online registration is available until: 12/13/2017
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8:00 - 8:30 - Registration
8:30 - 9:30 - Article III Judges Pane
l - Moderator: Emily Hughes, Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, Professor and Bouma Fellow in Law, University of Iowa College of Law
9:30 - 10:30 - U.S. Magistrate Judges Panel - Moderator: Laurie Doré, Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Law, Drake University Law School
10:30 - 10:45 - Break

10:45 - 12:00 - The Current U.S. Supreme Court - Keynote Speaker: Linda Greenhouse, Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence, Yale Law School
12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch (Lunch is not provided with registration. Cost for lunch is an additional $25)
12:15 - 1:00 - A Retrospective on the Practice of Law in Iowa
- Speaker: Hon. Linda R. Reade, U.S. District Court Judge, Northern District of Iowa

1:15 - 2:15 - Civic and Criminal Breakout Sessions (please select session preference when registering)
Civil: Civil Jury Project and Jury Trial Innovations - Speaker: Stephen D. Susman, Susman Godfrey L.L.P.
Criminal: New Policies/Procedures under the New Administration - Speaker: TBA

2:15 - 2:30 - Break
2:30 - 3:30 - Gender Bias in the Legal Profession
- Moderator: Hon. Helen C. Adams, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Southern District of Iowa
3:30 - 4:30 - Ethics:  Addiction and Mental Health in the Legal Profession - Speaker: Patrick Krill, Krill Strategies, Former Director of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s Legal Professionals Program

CLE CREDIT (pending)
6.25 state hours which includes 1 ethics and 6.25 federal hours

Lunch is not provided with registration. Cost for lunch is an additional $25 (please select lunch ticket option when registration is available).

Prices below reflect the early-bird registration fees. Registering after December 13 will result in a $50 late fee being added on to your registration fee amount.

ISBA Members - $195
YLD (Years 1-3) - $150
Non-ISBA Members - $325
Law Students - Free                          
Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association Federal Practice Committee