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2015 Family Law Materials

 

 

2015 Family Law Materials
October 29-30, 2019
West Des Moines Marriott
1250 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Activity ID # 199859
15 State CLE hours which includes 1.5 hour of Ethics CLE.


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. Please remember no written materials will be provided at the seminar. The ISBA recommends that attendees download or print off materials in advance.  USB drives will not be provided.

TO DOWNLOAD COMPLETE BOOK CLICK HERE.


If you have any questions, please contact ISBA CLE Director Christy Cronin at 515-697-7874 or cle@iowabar.org.

SCHEDULE - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29
7:30 - 8:00 -  Registration
8:00 - 9:30 -  Family Law Update
Speaker: James Meade
9:30 - 10:00 -  Working with Child Support Recovery and the Collection Services Center
Speakers: Patricia Hemphill and Gary Otting
10:00 - 10:15 - Break (sponsored by Alft & Wilson Publish - Iowa Support Master)
10:15 - 11:45 - Technology for Solos and Small Firms
Speaker: Ben Stevens
11:45 - 12:00 - News From the Family Law Section and Our Sponsors
12:00 - 12:45 - Lunch (provided with registration) (sponsored by HDH Advisors LLC)
12:45 - 2:15 - The Benefits and Pitfalls of the Guardian Ad Litem in Parenting Disputes
Speakers: Jenny Stevens and Lora McCollom
2:15 - 2:30 - Break
2:30 - 4:00 - Ethical Marketing for Solos and Small Firms in the Internet Era
Speaker: Ben Stevens
4:00 - 5:00 - Organizing Your Case to Keep Equitable Distribution Simple
Speakers: David Cox, Lori Klockau and Dan Bray
5:00 -  Chair’s Reception (complimentary) (sponsored by BCC Advisers)
Join for drinks and snacks, greet old friends, make new acquaintances, meet the speakers, discuss the day's events and tomorrow’s topics at the complimentary Chair's Reception.

SCHEDULE - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30
8:00 - 8:45 - Introduction to the Supreme Court’s Family Law Reform Work Groups
Speakers: Lora McCollom and Matt Brandes 
8:45 - 9:45 - Alimony Guidelines Review
Speaker: Prof. Andrea Charlow and her Guidelines Study Group
9:45 - 10:00 - Break
10:00 - 11:00 - What You Always Wanted to Ask a Financial Expert But Were Afraid to Ask
Moderator: Brent Cashatt   Speakers: Brian Crotty, Ronald Nielsen and Alan Ryerson
11:00 - 12:00 - Advice on Working with Domestic Violence Victims in Your Office and in Court
Speaker: Elizabeth Battles
12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch (provided with registration)
1:00 - 2:30 - Expert Advice on How to Deal with Parental Alienation in Family Law Cases
Speakers: Dr. Demosthenes Lorandos and Diane Dornburg
2:30 - 2:45 - Break
2:45 - 3:45 - Mentoring the New Family Lawyer
Speakers: Kim Stamatelos, Jennifer Zwagerman and Barbara Davis
3:45 - 5:00 - Revisiting Joint Physical Care
Speakers: David Cox and Andrew Howie

JUVENILE LAW TRACK - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30
 
8:00 - 9:00 - Hot Topics in Juvenile Law
Speaker Prof. Brent Pattison (no materials provided)
9:00 - 10:00 - Dealing with Bridge Orders
Speakers: Ellen Ramsey-Kacena and Patricia Weir
10:00 - 11:00 - An Overview of PL 113-183, Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act of 2014 Speaker: Kristi Traynor




 

 


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