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2014 Bridge The Gap Seminar Materials

 

2014 Bridge the Gap Seminar
May 8-9, 2014
West Des Moines Marriott
1250 Jordan Creek Pkwy.
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Download or print the materials below before attending the event. Simply click on the the topics below you wish to print or download materials by topic.  To download the complete PDF of the Bridge the Gap Seminar click here (updated on 5-5-2014).  Please remember no written materials will be provided at the seminar.  You must download the materials from this website. USB drives will not be provide. 

Please note the 4 pm. Thursday Ethics speaker has been moved to the 3 pm time spot on Friday.  The Friday 3 pm speaker has been moved to 4 pm on Thursday.  If you have any questions or problems download the attachements, please contact ISBA CLE Director Christy Cronin at 515-697-7874 or cle@iowabar.org.


SCHEDULE - THURSDAY, MAY 8

7:00 - 8:00 AM - Registration

8:00 - 9:00 - Legislative Update

Speaker:  Sen. Rob Hogg, District 19
Handout added on Thursday am

9:00 - 10:00 - Family Law Update   

Speaker: James Meade, Meade Law Firm

10:00 -10:15 - Break

10:15 - 11:00 - Immigration Law for Businesses

Speaker:  Bridget Penick, Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen PC

11:00 - 11:30 - Bankruptcy (Materials have now been added)

Speaker:  Robert Gainer, Cutler Law Firm PC

11:30 - 12:00 - Estate Planning for Farmers

Speaker:  Eric Bidwell, Rutherford & Bidwell Law Office

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch (not provided)

1:00 - 2:00 - Litigation (Materials have now been added)

Speakers:  Reed McManigal, Hayes Lorenzen Lawyers PLC and Mark Schultheis, Nyemaster Goode PC

2:00 - 2:45 - Traffic Stops 
Speaker:  Robert Rehkemper, Gourley Rehkemper & Lindholm PLC


2:45 - 3:00 Break

3:00 - 3:30 - iPad Driven Trial Presentation
Speaker:  Kevin Caster, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.


3:30 - 4:00 - Intellectual Property Overview
Speaker:  Scott Johnson, McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC

4:00 - 5:00 -
State Case Law Update

Speakers: Hon. Paul Ahlers, Associate Judge, District 2 B


SCHEDULE - FRIDAY, MAY 9

7:00 - 8:00 AM - Registration

8:00 - 8:30 - Federal EDMS 

Speaker: Jamie Morawski, Case Manager Supervisor for the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa

8:30 - 9:00 - State EDMS

Speaker: Hon. Michael Mullins, Iowa Court of Appeals

9:00 - 10:00- Depression/Substance Abuse

Speaker:  Hugh Grady, Iowa Lawyers Assistance Program

10:00 - 10:15 - Break 

10:15 - 11:15 - Mechanics Liens

Speaker: John Fatino, Whitfield & Eddy

11:15 - 12:00 - Employment Law

Speaker:  Elizabeth Overton, Sullivan & Ward, PC

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch (not provided) 

1:00 - 2:00 - Federal Case Law Update 

Speaker: Hon. Ross Walters, U.S. Magistrate Judge

2:00 - 2:45 - Primer on Juvenile Delinquencies

Speaker: Sara Strain Linder, Tindal Law Office PLC

2:45 - 3:00 - Break

3:00 - 4:00 - A District Court Judge's Perspective on Conduct in the Courtroom
Speaker:  Hon. Douglas Staskal


4:00 - 5:00
- Ethics Panel
(Materials not included at this time)
Moderator:  Michael Streit, Ahlers & Cooney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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