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7:30 – 8:15 - Registration
8:15 – 9:00 - Commercial Case Law Update - Speaker: T. Randall Wright, Baird Holm LLP
9:00 – 10:00 - Farming on the Edge: the Bankruptcy Option - Speakers: Joseph Peiffer, AG & Business Legal Strategies and Don Swanson, Koley Jessen P.C., L.L.O.
10:00 – 10:15 - Break
10:15 – 11:15 - Representing Agricultural Creditors: Ideas for Progress After Default - Speakers: Thomas Ashby, Baird Holm LLP and Gary Norton, Farm Credit Services of American
11:15 – 11:45 - Software in Commercial Transactions – Speaker: Rebecca Bortolotti, Advent, IP
11:45 – 12:45 - Lunch (included with in-person registration)
12:45 – 1:30 - Mechanic’s Liens for Lenders - Speaker: Stephen Marso, Whitfield & Eddy, PLC
1:30 – 2:15 - Bankruptcy Judges’ Panel - Speakers: Hon. Lee Jackwig, Hon. Anita Shodeen and Hon. Thad Collins
2:15 – 2:45 - From the Bench to Mediation – Tips on Mediation Preparation - Speaker: Hon. Douglas F. Staskal
2:45 – 3:00 - Break
3:00 – 3:45 - Receiverships, Ugh - Speaker: Jonathan Kramer, Whitfield & Eddy, PLC
3:45 – 4:30 - Current Ethics Issues - Speaker: Tara van Brederode, Assistant Director, Office of Professional Regulation of the Supreme Court of Iowa Administrator, Attorney Disciplinary Board
CLE CREDIT (approved)
6.75 state hours which includes .75 ethics
Prices below reflect the early-bird registration fees. Registering after April 4 will result in a $50 late fee being added on to your registration fee amount.
Commercial and Bankruptcy Section Members - $175
Please use promo code bank175 when registering to receive the $175 rate. This code is for ISBA Commercial and Bankruptcy Section members only. This code is not applicable to YLD Members (Years 1-5) who are members of the section. If you are a current ISBA member and would like to join the Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section, please visit here or contact the ISBA Membership Department at 515-697-7870. Fee to the section is $20.
ISBA Members - $190
YLD Members (Years 1-5) - $125
Non-ISBA Members - $300
Law Students - Free
Please select attendance preference (in-person or live webinar) when registering for this event. In-person attendance will take place at the ISBA Building (625 E. Court Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309).
If attending via the live webinar, any materials related to this event, as well as joining instructions, will be sent via e-mail prior to the event. Please include an e-mail address when registering for this event. ISBA members, please make sure we have your most up-to-date e-mail address.
Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section