8:00 - 8:30 – Registration
8:30 - 9:30 – I’m Just a Bill: Legislative Update – Doug Struyk and Jenny Dorman, Carney & Appleby/ISBA Lobbyists
9:30 - 10:30 – The Year in Government-Related Case Law – Bret Dublinske, Fredrikson & Byron
10:30 - 10:45 – Break
10:45 - 11:45 – Issues from the Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board – Megan Tooker, Iowa Ethics & Campaign Disclosure Board
11:45 - 1:00 – Lunch: What we Learned on the ISBA Cuba Trip – Tom Levis, Brick Gentry, ISBA President; Hon. Tom Mott, Sr. Judge, Distrist 5A; Amanda James, Sullivan & Ward; and Elisabeth Archer, Weinhardt Law Firm
1:00 - 1:45 – The Art of Appearing Before an ALJ – David Lindgren, Acting Chief Administrative Law Judge, Administrative Hearings Division of the Department of Inspections and Appeals
1:45 - 2:45 – Ethics: Diversity and Inclusion – Emily Chafa, Iowa Workforce Development, UI Appeals Bureau Division Manager and chair of the ISBA Diversity abd Inclusiveness Committee
2:45 - 3:00 – Break
3:00 - 4:00 – Avoiding Potholes: Dealing with Local Government – Margaret Johnson, Executive Director, Iowa Public Information Board; Mike Heilman, Brick Gentry; Holly Corkery, Lynch Dallas; and Brett Toresdahl, Iowa Public Information Board (Moderator)
4:00 - 5:00 – Reception (please indicate attendance when registering)
Lunch provided with in-person attendance
CLE CREDIT (approved)
5.75 state CLE which includes 1 ethics hour
Prices below reflect the early-bird registration fees. Registering after May 1 will result in a $50 late fee being added on to your registration fee amount.
ISBA Government Practice Section Members - $150
Please use promo code government when registering to receive the $150 rate. This code is for ISBA Government Practice 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 this section, please visit here or contact the ISBA Membership Department at 515-697-7870. Fee to join a section is $20 per section.
ISBA Members - $190
ISBA YLD Members (Years 1-5) - $110
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 Headquarters (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 Government Practice Section