2016 Criminal Law Vendor
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2016 Criminal Law Vendor

When: 4/29/2016
8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Where: 625 East Court Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
United States
Contact: Paula Murphy-Puck

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Vendor Application and Agreement


ISBA welcomes you as a vendor. We look forward to having you join us for our Criminal Law Seminar.  This is a wonderful opportunity to meet our members and renew old acquaintances.

Application for Vendor Space
Application for space must be made on the enclosed ISBA Vendor Application and Agreement Form.  Return the completed application by April 11, 2016 to ISBA Headquaters. ISBA reserves the right to determine the eligibility of exhibit space.

Vendor Booth Payment
The rental fee for each 6-foot table is $150 and is payable with the request. Booth assignments will be made at the discretion of ISBA.  Lunch sponsorship is $500 and includes time at the podium during lunch to speak with in-house participants and live webinar participants.  Lunch sponsorship includes booth space at the Juvenile Law Seminar and the Criminal Law Seminar the next day.   

The vendor area will be available for installation of exhibits from 6:30 am to 7:30 am on Friday, April 29th. All vendor materials and equipment must be removed from the vendor area by 5:30 pm on Friday, April 29th.  All vendor materials must conform to the fire regulations and electrical codes of the ISBA. All packing materials and containers must be removed from the floor and aisles. No exhibit may protrude into the aisle or block the view of neighboring vendors. Vendors are prohibited from attaching anything on the surface of the ISBA’s property. Any materials ISBA considers objectionable will not be allowed to be distributed.

Vendor Badges and Registration
ISBA will provide vendor badges. Please use the attached application form to identify the names of your organization’s representatives who will be in your booth. Each vendor will receive a vendor packet at their booth on Friday, April 29th. The vendor packet will contain a seminar agenda, vendor name badges, printed list of registrants.

Cancellations by a vendor must be made in writing and must be received by ISBA on or before April 19, 2016. A written cancellation received by ISBA on or before April 19, 2016 entitles the vendor to a refund, less a $50 processing fee, of all monies paid by the vendor to ISBA before that date. Cancellations received after that date entitles ISBA to keep all monies received from the vendor. ISBA shall not be responsible to vendors for damages, losses and/or claims from any cause whatsoever that may arise from vendor’s participation in the Family Law Meeting. Vendors assume the entire responsibility and liability for losses, damages and claims arriving out of injury or damage to vendor’s displays, equipment and other property brought upon the premises of the ISBA and shall indemnify and hold harmless ISBA employees from any and all such losses, damages and claims. ISBA reserves the right to make such changes, amendments and additions to this agreement as considered advisable for the proper conduct of the exhibit with provision that all vendors will be advised of any such changes.

Raffles and drawings will be permitted and encouraged. Please contact the ISBA if you plan to provide prizes during the trade show. Drawing winners will be announced April  29, 2016 at the end of the seminar.

Audiovisual Effects
Audio and visual equipment being used in one vendor area shall not unreasonably interfere with activities of any other vendor.

Subletting of vendor space is prohibited.

ISBA cannot guarantee against loss, fire and damage. ISBA’s insurance policies do not provide coverage for vendor’s protection. Vendors are responsible for their own property through insurance or self-insurance.

ISBA does not discriminate in its educational programs on the basis of race, religion, color, sex or handicap. ISBA wishes to ensure no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services or segregated or otherwise treated differently than other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If you need any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to attend this program, please call (515) 697-7874.



8:00 - 9:00 - Registration and Welcome - Speaker: John M. Sandy, Sandy Law Firm PC
9:00 - 10:00 - Case Law Update - Speaker: B. John Burns, Federal Public Defender Office
10:00 - 10:15 - Break
10:15 - 12:00 - Making a Murderer - Speaker: Dean Strang, Strang Bradley
12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch (provided with registration)
1:00 - 2:00 - Juvenile Sentencing
- Speaker: Gordon Allen, Visiting Professor, Drake University Law School
2:00 - 2:15 - Break  
2:15 - 3:15 - Ethical Considerations in the Representation of the Mental Health Client - Speaker: Jerry Foxhoven, Drake Legal Clinic
3:15 - 4:15 - Effective Use of a Private Investigator - Speakers: Matthew Sease, Kemp & Sease and Terry Klooster, Finality Investigations