Board of Governors to meet next week
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The ISBA Board of Governors will come together for the Spring 2015 BOG Meeting at The Iowa State Bar Association building in Des Moines March 25. The focus of the meeting will be Access to Justice. Members are encouraged to reach out to their district representatives prior to the meeting to discuss items on the agenda.

On the consent agenda, the board is expected to appoint three attorney-members to the Iowa Legal Aid Board of Directors, approve a resolution to appoint a new member to the Iowa LawPAC Board of Directors and decide whether to include a new Personal Data and Information for Mediation form provided in IowaDocs.

Governors will provide nominations for president-elect, vice president and ABA delegate for the next year; voting will open up to the entire membership prior to the 2015 Annual Meeting June 15-18. Additional action items include review of the Ways and Means Committee’s report and the Conflicts of Interest Policy.

On the legislative agenda, ISBA Legislative Counsel Jim Carney will provide a status report on the ISBA legislative agenda.

Other informational reports will be presented by the Access to Justice Committee, Rural Practice Committee, the Young Lawyers Division, the Economic Survey Task Force, the Real Estate Section and the ABA Delegates. A Client Security Trust Fund update will follow.

Members can find their BOG representatives’ contact information on the website by navigating to "Member Groups,” then clicking on "Board of Governors,” or by clicking here. Also, phone numbers for all the current BOG members can be found on page 3 of every issue of the Iowa Lawyer Magazine.