Corporate Counsel Institute Speaker Information
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When: Nov. 17, 2016
8:30 am to 2 pm
Where: ISBA Headquaters
625 E. Court Ave
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
United States
Contact: Christy Cronin

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Thank you again for agreeing to participate in the 2016 Corporate Counsel Institute that will be held November 17, 2016 at the ISBA Headquaters, 625 E. Court Ave.  As a speaker, you automatically receive complimentary registration for the seminar.  Please click on the blue registration link above to register as a speaker.  The registration will ask you for a bio, short description of your topic, any AV needs you will have for your presentation, and additional information. 

Outline format information is listed below.  If you have any questions or if we can be of additional assistance please call Christy
Cronin at 515-243-3179 or email  Outlines are due on Nov. 1. Thank you.


  • Outlines are due by Tuesday, November 1 by 3 pm.
  • All materials must be submitted to the ISBA in electronic format. 
  • File format can be in Microsoft word, word perfect, PDF or PowerPoint. 
  • Please limit materials to 30 pages.  Id the outline exceeds 30 pages, please call Christy Cronin at 515-243-3179.
  • No less than one inch margins on top, bottom and sides.
  • Please do not include photocopies of page if they copies are not clear.
  • The ISBA will prepare a title page but please include with your outline any contact information you would like listed on the cover page.

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

10:00 - 11:00 - Delivering In-House Counsel Legal Services - Speaker TBA
11:00 - 11:30 - Networking Session

11:30 - 12:00 - Lunch (included 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 Nathanson, Simmons Perrine
1:00 - 2:00 - Ethical Considerations for In-House Counsel - Speaker: Nicholas Klinefeldt, Faegre, Baker, Daniels LLP