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Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
District judge seat opening in District 5C »
As the result result of the retirement of the honorable Karen A. Romano, there will be a District Court judgeshi...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deadline for ISBA member survey extended »
In order to get as much feedback from members as possible, the deadline to fill out the  2019 ISBA Membership S...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill on nominating commission appointments headed to full Senate »
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 9-5 Monday (Feb. 11) to approve the judicial nominating commissions bill, known as&nb...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drake University hosting celebration of Tinker decision's 50th anniversary »
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Tinker v. Des Moines, the landmark legal case that established the free speech rights...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS offers webinars to help understand changes from tax reform legislation »
The IRS has created a number of webinars to help tax professionals navigate the changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Candidates sought for Court of Appeals vacancy »
The State Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications for the vacancy on the Iowa Court of Appeals that o...
Thursday, February 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS offers new process for tax preparers to obtain wage, income transcripts »
The IRS has created a new process that allows tax practitioners to access employer information used in return preparation...
Thursday, February 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
February Iowa Lawyer magazine published online »
The February 2019 issue of The Iowa Lawyer is now  available online . In this issue, you can read a preview of the 20...
Thursday, February 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two district judge seats open in District 2B »
As the result of the mandatory retirement of the Honorable William C. Ostlund and the Honorable Thomas J. Bice, two distri...
Thursday, February 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLE filing reports due March 10 »
Annual attorney reports to be filed with the Office of Professional Regulation are due on or before March 10. Active attor...
Thursday, February 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLE focuses on risks associated with the practice of law »
On Feb. 27, Theresa Garthwaite and Matthew Fitterer, both of CNA Insurance, will present  Shifting Landscapes: Adapti...
Thursday, February 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deadline fast approaching to comment on mandatory family law mediation »
Monday, Feb. 25, is the deadline for commenting on whether certain mediation practices in family law matters should be mad...
Thursday, February 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislators propose overhaul of Judicial Merit Selection »
On Monday, companion bills were filed in the Iowa  House  and  Senate  that change the membership and...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA t-shirts still available for purchase »
There is still time to show your lawyer pride by sporting one of the ISBA’s newly created t-shirts. Each shirt sells for $...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Next People's Law School event focuses on Medicaid eligibility »
On Thursday, Feb. 21, The Iowa State Bar Association is hosting its second seminar in the “People’s Law School: Older Iowa...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Article addresses challenges in replacing retiring rural practitioners »
A recent article in the online newsletter, Law 360, discusses the challenges facing Iowa and several other midwestern stat...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Child Support Calculator to be included in 2019 IowaDocs® release »
The 2019 IowaDocs® release slated for early next week will contain the new Child Support Calculator developed by the ISBA....
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...