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Thursday, February 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women growing in influence in the legal profession »
The National Center for State Courts recently examined data related to women in the practice of law for their latest issue...
Thursday, February 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
YLD-backed student loan bill assigned to legislative committee »
A legislative bill backed by the ISBA Young Lawyers Division has been introduced as House File 334 and assigned to the H...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mark your calendars! CLE reporting deadline approaching »
The deadline for filing your Client Security and/or CLE reports is March 10. All attorneys, except those who are full-time...
Thursday, February 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ACLU looking for nominations for young advocates »
The ACLU's annual Robert Mannheimer Youth Advocacy award is now accepting nominations. Each year a $500 cash prize is give...
Thursday, February 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iowa Title Guaranty’s Mortgage Release Certificate now available online »
Attorneys now can apply online for a Mortgage Release Certificate from Iowa Title Guaranty. The online availability, which...
Thursday, February 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drake University starting new compliance and risk management program »
A new compliance and risk management program starting this fall at Drake University is now accepting applications. The pro...
Thursday, February 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amendments made to Iowa Rules of Electronic Procedure and Appellate Procedure »
The Iowa Supreme Court recently amended the Iowa Rules of Electronic Procedure 16.314(4) and 16.315(1)(f) to strike some...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IP section offering year full of seminars »
The Intellectual Property Section has released the 2017 schedule for its webinar and live section seminar series. The sect...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New rule for hearings on temporary family law orders »
The Iowa Supreme Court has adopted a new rule of civil procedure addressing hearings on temporary orders related to family...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bar Foundation raffle ending soon »
The drawing date for The Iowa State Bar Foundation raffle for a trip for two on an Alaskan Cruise is fast approaching. The...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Follow the Statehouse action with ISBA's Legislative Report »
Throughout the 2017 legislative session, you can stay up-to-date on bills related to ISBA priorities on the  Legislat...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get more involved in the ISBA by applying for section councils and committees »
Members interested in applying for appointments to ISBA committees and section councils are urged to complete the online a...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seminars this spring to assist attorneys with succession planning »
The ISBA will hold regional seminars around the state this spring to help members understand the new succession planning p...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Third annual Meet and Greet connects rural attorneys and students »
Thirteen rural attorneys from around the state and 23 students from Drake University Law School and the University of Iowa...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Explore CLE audio and video - now available via the ISBA CLE Index »
ISBA CLE outlines are a great way to supplement your research for any case. The  ISBA CLE Index  gives you insta...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Workers' Compensation guidelines take effect soon »
Tom Wertz, chair of the ISBA's Workers' Compensation Section, recently released a reminder that the Iowa Workers' Compensa...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drake Law looking for judges for First Year Oral Argument competition »
The First Year Oral Argument competition at Drake University Law School is in need of judges for its annual contest this s...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Majority of YLD members support 3L early bar exam proposal »
The ISBA's YLD Executive Committee is currently assessing support for a proposal to allow 3L law students in Iowa to sit f...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA President shares update on judicial branch budget »
ISBA President Skip Kenyon recently shared his thoughts on the judicial branch budget battle brewing at the Capitol. Pleas...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Senators Grassley and Ernst considering U.S. Attorney applications »
Senator Chuck Grassley and Senator Joni Ernst are considering applications from Iowans wishing to serve as U.S. Attorneys...
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
February Iowa Lawyer now available online »
The February Iowa Lawyer Magazine is now available online. In this issue, you will read about how the ISBA is advancing it...
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New view of the Iowa Supreme Court in video tour »
A new video tour of the Iowa Judicial Branch Building is now available online for anyone interested in the history and use...
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...
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA officers and lawyer-legislators talk politics at annual dinner »
On Wednesday, Jan. 25, ISBA officers and the lawyer-legislators at the Iowa Capitol met to discuss legislative policy duri...
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judicial Branch will keep vacancies open, enact furlough day to absorb deappropriation »
In a memo to all court employees Friday, State Court Administrator David K. Boyd announced that the Judicial Branch would...
Friday, January 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Win an Alaskan cruise! Tickets still available for Bar Foundation raffle »
The Iowa State Bar Foundation is currently holding a raffle for a trip for two on an Alaskan Cruise July 21-28. The ticket...
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...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA staff donates gifts to local families for Christmas »
The Iowa State Bar Association staff played Santa this year, filling the sleigh in the ISBA lobby with gifts to go to thre...
Thursday, November 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bar Foundation offers Alaskan Cruise in raffle »
The Iowa State Bar Foundation has announced a raffle for a trip for two on an Alaskan Cruise July 21-28. There are 200 tic...


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