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The Iowa State Bar Association News
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Economic impact payments: What you need to know »
On Monday, March 30, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service released a document containing a series of q...
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New supervisory order from chief justice provides additional coronavirus guidance »
Chief Justice Susan Christensen on Tuesday, March 31, signed a  new supervisory order  regarding modifications...
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ISBA COVID-19 webinar series continues to produce critically important programming »
The ISBA continues to produce frequent FREE webinars on a variety of topics related to COVID-19. Upcoming noon webinars in...
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Request for public comment on proposed amendments to Chapter 2, Iowa Rules of Criminal Procedure »
The Iowa Supreme Court requests public comment regarding proposed amendments to Chapter 2, Iowa Rules of Criminal Procedur...
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Cady Cup postponed until June »
In consideration of the pandemic health and safety concerns, the 2020 Cady Cup scheduled for May 18 at Echo Valley Golf Co...
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Multiple options for paying court fines and fees available during pandemic »
Iowans now have four ways to pay outstanding court fines and fees while following social distancing and self-isolation res...
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Governor’s latest proclamation allows for electronic corporate shareholder meetings »
On Tuesday, March 31, Gov. Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration whi...
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Iowa Title Guaranty moves to remote work, updates e-submission requirements »
As Iowa Title Guaranty (ITG) moves to a remote work policy due to COVID-19, it has created a policy to minimize disruption...
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Help Iowans navigate the legal ramifications of the COVID-19 disaster »
In partnership with Iowa Legal Aid, The Iowa State Bar Association and Polk County Volunteer Lawyers Project are stepping...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attorney General’s Office offers pandemic guidance for attorneys »
The Iowa Attorney General’s Office has published a new FAQ document intended to provide guidance to county attorneys who r...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mental health resources available during COVID-19 crisis »
Are you in need of ways to manage mental health in light of the COVID-19 pandemic? The American Bar Association’s  Co...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State mock trial tournament cancelled »
With all Iowa schools closed until at least April 13, business closures ordered by the governor and social distancing mand...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS extends tax filing deadline, grants payroll tax credits to small businesses and establishes coro »
The IRS in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury Department has announced these measures to assist taxpayers, small businesse...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Juvenile and Criminal Law Seminars available next week via live webinar »
Due to the developing situation surrounding COVID-19, this year’s Juvenile Law Seminar and Criminal Law Seminar will be av...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA offers Trustifi free for three months to help you email securely from home »
To help members working remotely take a proactive approach to email security, the ISBA has authorized a three-month trial...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Use IowaDocs® from home as you work remotely »
With the growing number of people working from home because of COVID-19, it's important to remember IowaDocs® can be acces...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iowa Judicial Branch to provide weekly updates of COVID-19 impact on court services »
During these unprecedented and ever-changing circumstances, the Iowa Judicial Branch will now give regular public updates...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Secretary of State releases guidance on remote notary changes »
Beginning March 22,  Gov. Reynolds declared   that the in-person requirement for notarizing documents in Iowa...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The ISBA is here for you during the COVID-19 crisis »
The Iowa State Bar Association leadership and staff are working hard to assist members during this time of great uncertain...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA Affirmative Agenda on hold with pause in legislative session »
Because the Iowa Legislature is pausing the 2020 legislative session for 30 days due to the coronavirus pandemic, there wi...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Living wills and medical power of attorney information available online »
Due to visitor restrictions at health care facilities because of COVID-19, individuals may access The Iowa State Bar Assoc...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA launches task force for the public on COVID-19 »
In response to the growing legal needs of ordinary Americans arising from the coronavirus pandemic, the American Bar Assoc...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mental health resources for the legal profession during COVID-19 »
Lawyer Assistance Programs throughout the country provide confidential services and support to judges, lawyers and law stu...
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State High School Mock Trial Tournament postponed »
Due to restrictions on large gatherings and because most Iowa school districts have cancelled all student activities, the...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
OPR lifts cap on unmoderated CLE »
The Iowa Supreme Court has announced changes to the operations of the boards and commissions overseen by the Office of Pro...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA offers free three-month trial of Trustifi to work more securely from home »
To help members working remotely take a proactive approach to email security, the ISBA has authorized a three-month trial...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Learn how to work better remotely in these uncertain times »
As more and more attorneys find themselves working from home in the weeks ahead, the ISBA is taking steps to assist member...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal courts delay trials »
All federal civil and criminal jury trials currently set in the Southern District of Iowa  from now until May 4 &nb...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iowa Judicial Branch response to COVID-19 »
Due to public health concerns related to COVID-19, the Iowa Judicial Branch has announced that all criminal jury trials or...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcements related to ISBA meetings and events; Postponement of Bench-Bar Conference »
A message from Executive Director Dwight Dinkla In response to the developing situation surrounding COVID-19 and with t...
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)
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...

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