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Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Family Law Seminar set to kick-off next week »
The annual  Family Law Seminar  will take place next week, Oct. 24-25, at the West Des Moines Marriott. The two-...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revisions to Iowa Court Rules reflect change in guardianship and conservatorship laws »
Chief Justice Mark Cady has signed an order making revisions to the Iowa Court Rules by moving certain forms related to gu...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New video how-to library available to help young attorneys »
The ISBA’s Young Lawyers Division has debuted a new resource page on its website that includes numerous “how-to” videos on...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guerrero named director of Iowa Title Guaranty »
Lindsey Guerrero has been appointed director of Iowa Title Guaranty. She had been serving as deputy director and residenti...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New chief judge elected for Iowa Court of Appeals »
The Iowa Court of Appeals has elected Judge Thomas N. Bower, Cedar Falls, as chief judge. Judge Bower has served on the co...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exciting changes coming to Fastcase »
Fastcase has announced that effective Oct. 28, it will be switching its platform from Fastcase 6 to Fastcase 7. Curre...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminder: 2018 tax extensions due next Tuesday »
If you have clients for whom you filed a six-month extension on their 2018 federal taxes, next Tuesday, Oct. 15, is the de...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA People’s Law School focuses on basics of wills and trusts next week »
The ISBA is hosting its next "People's Law School" seminar on the basics of wills and revocable trusts.  This free pu...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newest Court of Appeals judge to be sworn in Oct. 17 »
The Hon. Julie A. Schumacher will be sworn into the Iowa Court of Appeals on Thursday, Oct. 17. The ceremony will be held...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Travel with the ISBA! New "CLE Abroad" opportunities »
Registration is now open for spring and summer 2020 "CLE Abroad" trips, sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association....
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pro bono over lunch: RSVP now for Thursday's virtual legal clinic »
Looking for a convenient way to provide pro bono help to Iowans in need this National Pro Bono Month? It is not too late t...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Client File Retention Guide now available as resource for members »
What do I do with closed or dormant client files? How long do I have to keep them? Which contents belong to the client? Th...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Artists: Dickinson Law’s 8th Annual Iowa Artists on Display »
Applications are now being accepted for the  Iowa Artists on Display  program sponsored by Dickinson, Mackaman,...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Please help! Judges needed for middle school mock trial tournaments »
The Iowa Middle School Mock Trial Tournament will begin at the end of this month, and attorney-judges are still needed to...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court extends comment period for proposed amendments to Iowa Rules of Professional Conduct »
Chief Justice Mark Cady has signed an order extending the public comment period on proposed amendments to the Iowa Rules o...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ethics CLE credit reporting required for 2019 »
Each calendar year, Iowa’s lawyers and judges must complete a minimum of 15 hours of legal education accredited by the Iow...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA makes it easier for attorneys to do Limited Scope Representation »
New forms are now available on IowaDocs to assist you with practicing Limited Scope Representation (LSR). Due to incr...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enhancements made to Child Support Calculator »
In early 2019, the ISBA added a Child Support Calculator to the IowaDocs system, and staff is continually adding enhanceme...
Thursday, September 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iowa Supreme Court investigating courthouse arrest incident »
The Iowa Supreme Court has hired the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels to conduct an independent investigation into the Sep...
Thursday, September 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Family Law Seminar offers diverse topics and numerous CLE credits »
By David Cox, CLE chair for the Family Law Seminar, and Laura Parrish, section chair for the Family Law Section The...
Thursday, September 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Young attorneys invited to professional networking event »
The ISBA Young Lawyers Division is partnering with the Young Professionals Connection and Drake Law Delts for a special ne...
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...