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Thursday, August 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iowa Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in Muscatine »
On Tuesday, Sept. 10, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at Muscatine High School. The oral arguments are ope...
Thursday, August 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Supreme Court guardianship and conservatorship forms »
Chief Justice Cady has signed an order adopting new guardianship and conservatorship forms to coincide with the statutory...
Thursday, August 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
People's Law School gives tips on avoiding scams »
The ISBA's latest  People's Law School  event focused on consumer protection information for older Iowans. ...
Thursday, August 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cellphone use in courthouses is an 'access-to-justice issue,' ABA House says »
The ABA House of Delegates last week approved a resolution encouraging courts and bar associations to review their policie...
Thursday, August 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Former Iowa judge inducted into Iowa Women's Hall of Fame »
Former 5th Judicial District Associate Probate Judge  Ruth Klotz , who retired in 2013 at the age of 90, is among fou...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS lists warning signs of data theft »
The IRS and its partners in states and in the private-sector community have created a list of warning signs that can assis...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Learn how to avoid getting scammed at the next Peoples Law School »
The ISBA is hosting a  free public event  next week on consumer protection issues for older Iowans as part of th...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attorney wages stagnant, according to new ABA report »
Lawyers’ wages grew slower than inflation from 2017 to 2018, according to data in the American Bar Association’s first ann...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court announces 2019-2020 adjudicative term »
The Iowa Supreme Court has announced the schedule for its adjudicative term that runs from Sept. 2 of this year to June 30...
Thursday, August 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chief Justice Cady inaugurated as president of the Conference of Chief Justices »
Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady has been named president of the Conference of Chief Justices (CCJ) and chair of...
Thursday, August 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA Peoples Law School to focus on Consumer Protection Aug. 20 »
The ISBA is hosting a  free public event  on “Consumer Protection” as part of the “ISBA People’s Law School” s...
Thursday, August 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
August Iowa Lawyer available online »
The  August issue of The Iowa Lawyer  offers a broad range of advice on "attorney best practices" from three Iow...
Thursday, August 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shape the future of the bar exam - survey now live »
Attorneys across the country have the opportunity to participate in the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) Testin...
Thursday, August 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Three nominated for Iowa Court of Appeals vacancy »
The State Judicial Nominating Commission has nominated a slate of three individuals to fill the vacancy on the Iowa Court...
Thursday, August 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA offers new service for office support staff »
The Iowa State Bar Association is now offering a ”digital subscriber” option for legal support staff. This new service all...
Thursday, August 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amendments made to several chapters of Iowa Court Rules »
Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady has signed an order adopting amendments to chapters 34, 36, 47 and 49 of the Io...
Thursday, August 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two names sent to governor for 7th District judicial opening »
The District 7 Judicial Nominating Commission has nominated and sent to Gov. Kim Reynolds the names of two judicial applic...
Thursday, August 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lessons to be learned at 2019 Bridge the Gap Seminar »
David Grooters, Co-Chair, ISBA Bridge the Gap Committee The Bridge the Gap Seminar is a unique two-day conference fu...
Thursday, August 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA YLD sponsoring law school debt summit in San Francisco »
As part of its work to reduce law school debt, the ISBA Young Lawyers Division is partnering with Law School Transparency...
Thursday, August 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
16 Iowans apply for Court of Appeals vacancy »
Sixteen Iowans have applied with the State Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancy on the Iowa Court of Appeals...
Thursday, August 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help shape the next generation of the bar exam »
Starting on Aug. 1, attorneys across the country have the opportunity to participate in the NCBE Testing Task Force 2019 p...
Thursday, November 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New attorney toolkit offers sample documents for improved attorney-client relationships »
The ISBA’s professional liability insurance carrier recently published a lawyer’s toolkit that provides numerous sample fo...
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
YLD networks with law students as part of outreach program »
Members of the ISBA Young Lawyers Division Law School Participation Task Force held outreach events at the University of I...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
On-Demand CLE catalog offers great end-of-year credits »
Attorneys looking to gather a few more CLE credits before the end of the year can access the  ISBA's on-demand catalo...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Considering retiring? Read this first… »
An attorney, like anyone else, looks toward retirement with mixed emotions. Retirement means bidding farewell to angry cli...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA staff donates gifts to local families for Christmas »
The Iowa State Bar Association staff played Santa this year, filling the sleigh in the ISBA lobby with gifts to go to thre...