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ISBA mourns the passing of Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady
Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady, 66, of Des Moines, died unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 15. Chief Justice Cady received his undergraduate and law degree from Drake University, and started his 37 years as a public servant at the age of 29 when he was appointed as a Webster County District Judge in 1983. Cady was thereafter appointed to the Iowa Court of Appeals in 1994, voted Chief Judge of the Iowa Court of Appeals in 1997, appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court in 1998 and was named Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court in 2010, where he served until his passing. He is survived by his wife, two children and four grandchildren.
A public celebration of life is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Knapp Center on the campus of Drake University. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to The Iowa State Bar Foundation. Donations can be made online through this link.
Bloethe Tax School kicks off Dec. 4 in Des Moines
The ISBA Taxation Section-sponsored 2019 Bloethe Tax School is scheduled for Dec. 4-6 at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. The event offers attendees the opportunity to hear from leading tax experts from private practice and government on the latest tax regulations and legislation.
This year’s topics include discussions on form 1040, section 199A, tax penalties and notices, retirement planning, guardianship and conservatorship updates, tax audits and more.
Program has been approved for 15.50 state credit hours which includes 2 ethics hours.