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July Iowa Lawyer magazine spotlights commitment to racial equality and equal justice »
The  July issue of The Iowa Lawyer magazine  is now available online. The cover photo this month shows the Dra...
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Iowa Supreme Court wraps up 2019-2020 adjudicative term, approves FY 2021 budget »
June 30 was the last day of the 2019-2020 Iowa Supreme Court adjudicative term, in which 109 cases were submitted to the c...
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ISBA begins new year with solo practitioner from Fort Dodge as president »
During the ISBA Annual Meeting of the Corporation, held virtually on June 24, the gavel was passed from outgoing President...
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Public comment period extended for amendments to Chapter 2, Iowa Rules of Criminal Procedure »
Chief Justice Susan Christensen signed an order extending the comment period for the proposed amendments to Chapter 2, Iow...
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ISBA legislative team summarizes 2020 session »
The ISBA legislative team, led by Chief Legislative Counsel Jim Carney, has written a report summarizing action taken duri...
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Jumpstart Family Law Trials Task Force releases first set of recommendations »
As the Iowa Judicial Branch prepares to restart in-person court proceedings, the appointed members of the Jumpstart Family...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fastcase launches new monthly webinar series "Leaders in Law" »
Fastcase, the legal research program offered free to ISBA members, has launched a brand new free "Leaders in Law" monthly...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attend virtual event with Iowa AG on COVID-19 scams »
This Thursday, June 25, the National Consumers League, a consumer and worker advocacy organization, will  host a vir...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent law changes have extended or changed expiring tax law provisions »
A number of federal tax provisions currently in effect will expire at the end of this calendar year. Among those expiring...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deadline is June 30 for submitting comments on amendments to Chapter 2, Iowa Rules of Criminal Proce »
The Iowa Supreme Court requests public comment on a proposed revision of the Iowa Rules of Criminal Procedure, Chapter 2 o...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trustifi unveils four new features to email encryption service »
Trustifi email encryption, the ISBA-endorsed provider of email security software, has announced four new features that cur...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scam alert: Iowa attorneys targeted by sophisticated fraud scheme »
Several Iowa law firms have recently reported to the ISBA that they have been contacted by a potential client named "Charl...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Check for education credits as tax deadline looms »
As the COVID-19 federal income tax extension draws near to the July 15 deadline, be sure to check if clients are eligible...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cady Cup cancelled for 2020 »
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cady Cup golf matches scheduled for June 29 will not be held. The planning committee has...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Final reminder: Virtual annual meeting of the members on June 24 »
All ISBA members are invited to the 2020 ISBA Annual Meeting of the Corporation, happening virtually on the morning of Wed...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for proposals: Race, Business and Law speaker series at the University of Iowa »
The University of Iowa Innovation, Business & Law Center is looking to advance the examination of racism embedded with...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
#TakeAWalk event aims to further dialogue about racial justice and equality »
The Drake University Law School Black Law Student Association and the Drake OUTLaws LGBTQ+ student organization invite the...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Show your support for the profession by upgrading your ISBA membership today! »
By ISBA Executive Director Dwight Dinkla You may have noticed that our 2020-2021 dues renewal notices look a little dif...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court appoints members to 2020 Iowa Child Support Guidelines Review Committee »
Every four years, the state of Iowa is required to review its child support guidelines to ensure their application results...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Incoming ISBA president featured in June magazine »
The June issue of The Iowa Lawyer magazine is now online, featuring the incoming ISBA president on the cover. Jerry Schn...