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Wednesday, September 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chief Justice Christensen issues statement on passing of Justice Ginsburg »
Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Susan Christensen issued the following statement on Sept. 19 on the passing of U.S. Supre...
Wednesday, September 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
YLD to participate in 21-Day Equity Challenge, and you can too! »
The ISBA Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is committed to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. In partnership with...
Wednesday, September 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Join your colleagues for a day of service to honor the late Chief Justice Mark Cady »
The first annual Cady Day of Public Service, to be held on Oct. 23, will bring the state legal community together to honor...
Wednesday, September 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS provides final regulations on deductions for estates and non-grantor trusts »
The Internal Revenue Service issued  final regulations  Monday, Sept. 21, that provide guidance for decedents’...
Wednesday, September 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
LawPay publishes free pandemic-related resources »
LawPay, the ISBA's endorsed payment technology provider, has compiled a list of helpful resources for Iowa attorneys. F...
Wednesday, September 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
"State of U.S. Small Law Firms" report available »
The Thomson Reuters annual report on the "State of U.S. Small Law Firms" is now available and details challenges and oppor...
Wednesday, September 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newly-formed Iowa Center for Children's Justice receives challenge grant »
The Iowa Center for Children’s Justice recently received a $10,000 challenge grant from the Mid-Iowa Health Foundation to...
Wednesday, September 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Family Law Section Chair invites members to upcoming seminar »
The annual Family Law Seminar will take place Oct. 21-23 via a live webinar format. The three-day seminar provides an oppo...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA launches Poll Worker, Esq. »
The American Bar Association is partnering with the National Association of Secretaries of State and the National Associat...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Task force to review Iowa Appellate Rules of Procedure »
On Tuesday, Sept. 15, Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Susan Christensen  signed an order  establishing the Io...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Court Administrator makes Iowa judicial officers aware of CDC eviction order »
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  issued an order on Sept. 4 , temporarily halting resi...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transitioning to the new Fastcase: Live training opportunity »
Throughout September, the Fastcase outreach team is hosting a free, live training session every Wednesday at 1 p.m. ...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fundamentals of Federal Practice Seminar to be held Oct. 6 »
The annual Fundamentals of Federal Practice Seminar will be held Tuesday, Oct. 6. This seminar is designed for attorneys n...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interested in serving on the Iowa Rules of Civil Procedure Committee? »
The ISBA is seeking applications to fill the positions of two appointees to the Iowa Supreme Court Rules of Civil Procedur...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
July bar exam results announced »
The July Iowa Bar Exam results were announced on Friday, Sept. 11. The pass/fail list  can be viewed here . The...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trials resume in Iowa with pandemic protocols in place »
Jury trials in Iowa resumed on Monday, Sept. 14, after being halted in March due to COVID-19 concerns. Several counties ho...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Urgent need for attorneys to review SBA disaster loans »
The U.S. Small Business Administration has an urgent need for attorneys and paralegals to review and close SBA Disaster Lo...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court issues two orders with changes for judicial branch employees »
On Aug. 31, Chief Justice Susan Christensen signed two orders related to changes for judicial branch employees. One ...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drake Law announces Constitution Day speaker »
The Drake University Constitutional Law Center has announced  Stephen Gardbaum  as the 2020 Constitution Day s...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS approves temporary use of e-signatures for certain forms »
To protect the health of taxpayers and tax professionals, the Internal Revenue Service will temporarily allow the use of d...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
People's Law School provides pandemic-related legal information free to the public »
On Thursday, Sept. 10, The Iowa State Bar Association, Iowa Legal Aid and the Polk County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iowa State Bar Foundation awards $80,000 in grants in 2019-20 »
The Iowa State Bar Foundation released its annual report this week, detailing the recipients of $80,000 in grants awarded...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register early for upcoming Agricultural Law Seminar and save »
Kristine Tidgren, director, ISU Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation Attorneys who serve rural landowners or agricul...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Order grants judicial discretion regarding remote technology in juvenile proceedings »
On Sept. 1, Chief Justice Susan Christensen  signed an order  granting judicial discretion regarding remote te...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
FINAL REMINDER: Friday deadline for 2020 Iowa Judicial Performance Review »
The deadline to respond to the 2020 Iowa Judicial Performance Review is this Friday, Sept. 11. The ISBA conducts this surv...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
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...