|A message from Iowa State Bar Foundation President Paul Tyler|
I hope each of you have taken the opportunity to review the
Iowa State Bar Foundation Annual Report contained in the most recent issue of
the Iowa Lawyer magazine. In particular, I would call your attention to Bill
Scherle's message as the outgoing ISBF President. Simply stated, the ISBF needs
to significantly increase its assets if it is to continue to be a major source
of support for the ISBA’s efforts in educating the public concerning legal
concepts and fostering the improved administration of justice in the State of
As you consider your year-end giving, please give serious consideration to becoming one of the 100 lawyers that we are seeking. If that is just not possible because of other outstanding obligations, please consider other more viable options such as: completing your initial pledge if you are an ISBF Fellow; stepping up your giving category if you are an ISBF Life Fellow; or if you are not an ISBF Fellow, letting us know of your interest in becoming one.
Pledge forms are included in the ISBF Annual Report and may also be obtained by clicking here or by contacting ISBF Liaison Mary Hill via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Members of the ISBF Board of Directors and ISBF Fellows President Phil Garland welcome questions or concerns that you may have regarding the ISBF and the programs supported by it as do I. Please feel free to contact me directly via email at email@example.com or by phone at 515-246-4513 with any questions or concerns you may have as you consider joining us in this important campaign.