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The Iowa State Bar Association News
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal industry survey results reveal trends among big firms »
Altman Weil’s 2017  Law Firms in Transition Survey  details a legal market characterized by an erosion of demand...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call to action: Newly-released federal budget has big impact for Young Lawyers »
Tom Hillers, ISBA YLD Vice President   President Trump  unveiled a budget Tuesday  for 2018 th...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
YLD Mentoring Program now accepting applications »
The ISBA Young Lawyers Division is accepting applications from ISBA members to serve as mentors or mentees for the 2017-20...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mortgage release certificate fee increasing »
Iowa Title Guaranty recently announced that the application fee for its Mortgage Release Certificate Program will be incre...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
I.O.W.A. seeks nominations for Mansfield, Rush awards »
The Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys (I.O.W.A.) is seeking nominations for its annual Arabelle Mansfield and Gertrude...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual Meeting in-depth: Probate/Elder Law Tracks »
The 2017 ISBA Annual Meeting will feature over 80 presentations in 25 educational tracks over a span of just three days. E...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seeking members for ISBA Jury Instructions Committee »
The ISBA Jury Instructions Committee currently has several vacancies to be filled for this upcoming year due to term limit...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Fore All Golf Outing (Eastern) registration open »
The annual Justice Fore All Golf Outing (Eastern), sponsored by the YLD, is now open for registrants. This year’s tourname...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drake University Law School launching new Entrepreneurial Clinic »
Drake University Law School’s Neal and Bea Smith Legal Clinic has received a $500,000 grant to provide free legal services...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leadership ballots hit member inboxes »
Voting for ISBA leadership positions for next year officially begins today. Ballots for the YLD were sent out today; senio...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New look for iowabar.org coming soon »
The Iowa State Bar Association is getting ready to launch a newly-designed website this coming Monday, May 22. The URL wil...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Need a new website photo or professional portrait? »
ISBA Annual Meeting attendees who are looking to update their professional photos can take advantage of an opportunity to...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA’s Information Systems Analyst on ransomware attacks and preventing them »
Dewey Cantrell, Information Analyst, The Iowa State Bar Association This week there have been reports world-wi...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA proposes revisions to law school approval standards »
The ABA Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has approved  changes  and  pro...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clio offering billing webinar »
The ISBA-endorsed practice management software provider Clio is offering a webinar focused on maximizing billable hours to...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Openings still available for annual Drake/Iowa golf challenge »
There is still an opportunity to make your mark on the annual showdown between Drake University Law School and the Univers...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Health Care Act – What does it mean for employers? »
The ISBA-endorsed provider of medical insurance, Reynolds & Reynolds, Inc., has published  a bulletin intended to...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iowa State Bar Foundation awards 2017 grants »
The Iowa State Bar Foundation board has decided on 2017 grant award recipients. The awards this year total $76,675 and inc...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual Meeting presents opportunity for young lawyers, new social events »
The 2017 ISBA Annual Meeting will offer attendees several new opportunities while maintaining the successes of the past me...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IA Free Legal Answers is live, first question answered »
The ISBA is pleased to announce that the  IA Free Legal Answers website , part of a nationwide ABA pro bono initiat...
Thursday, May 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government Practice Seminar coming soon »
Margaret Johnson, Government Practice Section chair May 19 is the date for the annual  Government Practice Semi...
Thursday, May 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
May Iowa Lawyer now available online »
The May issue of  The Iowa Lawyer magazine  is now available online. This month’s cover story is about the new d...
Thursday, May 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA volunteers mark Law Day with school visit »
Several ISBA members visited the McCombs Middle School Boys and Girls Club in Des Moines to present a program on the 14th...
Thursday, May 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAGE Program pays attorneys to help low income individuals »
The Iowa Guardianship Establishment Program is designed to assist low-income Iowans who have a documented medical conditio...
Thursday, April 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free guide simplifies law firm accounting »
Clio, the ISBA-endorsed supplier of practice management software, is offering a free guide to making the accounting functi...
Thursday, April 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Windows support for Vista officially ends »
Microsoft's support of Windows Vista officially ended April 11. As a result of this change, IowaDocs support for Vista wil...
Thursday, April 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA-endorsed health insurance provider offers solutions for those affected by loss of individual in »
Reynolds & Reynolds, Inc., the ISBA’s endorsed provider of health insurance products, is offering multiple solutions f...
Thursday, April 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special data breach coverage now offered by ISBA-endorsed insurance provider »
The FBI has identified law firms as a major target of hackers. In response, CNA, the country’s eighth largest commercial i...
Thursday, April 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virtual, pro bono legal clinic launching in Iowa this month »
Looking for the opportunity to provide short-term, pro bono legal service from anywhere at your convenience? IA Free Legal...
Thursday, April 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three new forms added to IowaDocs, update required »
Three new real estate forms were added this week to the ISBA's IowaDocs® 2017 library. All desktop users will have access...
Thursday, April 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
YLD launches new anonymous question forum »
The ISBA Young Lawyers Division created a new “Ask an Advocate” anonymous question forum that launched this morning. It pr...
Thursday, April 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Annual Meeting registration now available; free CLE for newest attorneys »
Attorneys interested in attending this year's ISBA Annual Meeting can now register online through the annual meeting even...
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
YLD networks with law students as part of outreach program »
Members of the ISBA Young Lawyers Division Law School Participation Task Force held outreach events at the University of I...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
On-Demand CLE catalog offers great end-of-year credits »
Attorneys looking to gather a few more CLE credits before the end of the year can access the  ISBA's on-demand catalo...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Considering retiring? Read this first… »
An attorney, like anyone else, looks toward retirement with mixed emotions. Retirement means bidding farewell to angry cli...

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