Corporate Counsel Institute (In-person or Live Webinar)
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When: 11/17/2016
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: In-person or Live Webinar
625 E. Court Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
United States
Contact: Christy Cronin

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Please join us for the first ISBA Corporate Counsel Institute (ICCI) sponsored by ISBA Corporate Counsel Section. The ICCI seeks to provide a meaningful opportunity for new and experienced attorneys to interact with in-house counsel, corporate counsel and outside practitioners all while attending excellent continuing legal education programs. 

We have brought together distinguished practitioners to address a wide array of issues important to in-house and corporate counsel. In six content packed plenary sessions, the ICCI presenters will cover topics important to in-house counsel, including contract review and working with outside counsel; delivering in-house legal services; building an effective code of conduct, protecting trade secrets and preservation obligations; and ethical considerations for in-house counsel. You don’t want to miss this opportunity.

8:30 - Registration
9:00 - 10:00 - Contracts 101 and Working with Outside Counsel
- Speaker: John Pietila, Davis Brown Law Firm

  • Overall Contract Considerations
  • Drafting Techniques & Required Clauses
  • Contract Drafting Checklist

Working with Outside Counsel  

  • Engagement Letter Considerations
  • Communication with External Counsel – When is it Necessary
  • Billing Issues

10:00 - 11:00 - Delivering In-House Counsel Legal Services - Speakers: Tamala Choma, Legal Services Genesis Health System and Jennifer Schumann, Hubbell Realty Company

Approaching Risk and Deploying Legal Resources
Who Should be Doing What?

  • External vs. Internal Counsel
  • Outsourcing
  • Contract Attorneys vs. Other Internal Staff

11:00 - 11:30 - Networking Session

YLD Exec Council - YLD Mentor Program

Maggie White, Babich Goldman P.C.
Reed McManigal, Holmes Murphy

11:30 - 12:00 - Lunch (provided with registration)

12:00 - 1:00 -  Practical Tips on Building an Effective Code of Conduct, Protecting Trade Secrets and Complying with Preservation Obligations - Speakers:  Gail Brasher-King, Simmons, Perrine, Moyer, Bergman PLC and Erin Peterson, Simmons Perrine, Moyer, Bergman PLC

1:00 - 2:00 - Ethical Considerations for In-House Counsel - Speaker: Nicholas Klinefeldt, Faegre, Baker, Daniels LLP
Crisis Management
High Risk Liability
Balancing Between Legal and Public Relations Concerns
Dealing with a Cyber Breach Crisis

CLE CREDIT (approved)
4 state hours which includes 1 ethics hour

Prices below reflect the early-bird registration fees. Registering after November 16 will result in a $50 late fee being added on to your registration fee amount.

ISBA Corporate Counsel Members - $120
Please use promo code corporate when registering to receive the $120 rate. This code is for ISBA Corporate Counsel Section members only. If wanting to join this section ($15 fee), please contact the ISBA Membership Department at 515-697-7870 (must already be an ISBA member).

- Free
YLD Members (Years 1-5)
- $100
ISBA Members
- $140
Non-ISBA Members - $200

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 Corporate Counsel Section