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Thursday, February 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Now is the time to apply for ISBA section councils and committees »
The ISBA is currently seeking applications to serve on section councils and committees for the new fiscal year starting in...
Thursday, February 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help clients avoid this new tax scam »
The Internal Revenue Service is urging tax professionals to step up security and beware of phishing emails that secretly d...
Thursday, February 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Juvenile Law Seminar offers great speaker lineup »
Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Juvenile Law Seminar chair The Iowa State Bar Association Annual Juvenile Seminar is coming up on...
Thursday, February 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA retirement funds managers advise staying the course in market drop »
With the stock market losing about 10 percent of its value last week, some investors are wondering if they should sell to...
Thursday, February 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA members invited to participate in legal expertise study »
Two law professors are surveying bar association members nationally in order to understand how legal expertise impacts the...
Thursday, February 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pritchett named director of Drake Legal Clinic »
Suzan Pritchett has been named director of clinical and experiential programs and associate professor of law at Drake Univ...
Thursday, February 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thank to speakers from December and January events »
Due to space constraints in the February issue of The Iowa Lawyer, the usual list of speakers from the prior month was not...
Thursday, February 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
February Iowa Lawyer now available online »
The February issue of  The Iowa Lawyer  magazine is now available online. In this issue, you will read about the...
Thursday, February 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New appointments to District Judicial Nominating Commission announced »
Last week the Iowa Supreme Court released a listing of results from the District Judicial Nominating Commission election....
Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA members urged to contact lawmakers on two crucial legislative matters »
The Iowa Senate budget deappropriation bill, which includes $4.8 million in cuts to Iowa’s judicial branch, has still not...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA: New web-based tool to help domestic violence victims with legal compensation »
In an article posted last Monday, the ABA Journal announced that a California-based nonprofit, called FreeForm, has launch...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rural attorneys, students connect during meet and greet »
Thirteen rural practice attorneys and 22 students got a chance to meet each other briefly during the ISBA Rural Practice C...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Resources available for attorney CLE reporting »
As the March 10 deadline for annual reporting approaches, the ISBA would like to remind members of online resources that c...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iowa Supreme Court schedules special evening session in Des Moines »
The Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case Honomichl, et al. v. Valley View Swine, LLC, et al., during a...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
OPR announces appointments to Lawyer Trust Account Commission »
The Office of Professional Regulation has announced that Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady has appointed and reap...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iowa Senate set to vote on major cuts to court's budget »
The Iowa Senate Appropriations Committee last week passed SF 2117, which calls for a $4.835 million reduction to the Iowa...
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...
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...