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Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get ready for the Government Practice Seminar »
Margaret Johnson, Chair, Government Practice Section   With warmer weather and green grass comes the annual event e...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court seeks comments on proposed amendments concerning exhibits »
The Iowa Supreme Court is seeking comments on proposed amendments to the Iowa Rule of Electronic Procedure 16.412 concerni...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spread the word: "People's Law School" tomorrow at the ISBA »
The ISBA is hosting a "People's Law School" seminar Thursday, April 18, (tomorrow) on power of attorney, healthcare direct...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS publishes interest rates for May »
The IRS has published the various prescribed rates for federal income tax purposes for the month of May. The rates include...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
I.O.W.A. seeking nominations for annual awards »
The  Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys (I.O.W.A.)  is currently seeking nominations for two awards that it pr...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attorneys asked to participate in survey on client litigation outcomes »
A law firm in California is working to gather national data on litigation outcomes through a survey. The purpose is to gat...
Thursday, April 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latest Fiduciary Tax Manual available for sale »
The 2019 version of the ISBA's Fiduciary Tax Manual is now available  for sale on the ISBA's website . The cost is $9...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fast Track Filing now available for UCC filers »
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has added the ability of Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) filers to utilize Fast Track Fili...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Iowa Legal Aid receives nearly $24,000 in pledges from BOG challenge »
The combination of pledges from the ISBA Board of Governors at its March 27 meeting and contributions made by those attend...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Story County Magistrate position open for applications »
The magistrate appointing commission for Story County will meet April 26 at 1 p.m. for the purpose of appointing one magis...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Register for the 2019 ISBA Annual Meeting »
Let the 2019 ISBA Annual Meeting excitement begin. Iowa’s largest legal convention is scheduled to take place June 10-12 a...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA Young Lawyers Division helps launch legal hotline for Iowa flood victims »
A toll-free disaster hotline is now available to survivors of the recent Western Iowa floods who may need legal assistance...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judicial nominating legislation still eligible for debate in Iowa House »
While April 5 was the second funnel deadline in the Iowa Legislature, removing many bills from further consideration, the...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marion Home School Mock Trial Team wins state tournament »
The 37th annual Iowa High School Mock Trial Tournament was held April 4-6 in Des Moines. On Saturday, April 6, in the cham...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorial services set for Justice Daryl Hecht »
Retired Iowa Supreme Court Justice Daryl Hecht, who died April 3, will be memorialized at two services this week. The firs...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special LawPay offer for Iowa State Bar Association members »
Managing payments in your firm and getting paid has been made easier with a special offering from LawPay, the service desi...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Member survey update: Winners announced »
Nearly 600 ISBA members participated in the 2019 ISBA Membership Survey, which will provide direction to the ISBA Board of...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
April issue of The Iowa Lawyer is now available online »
The April issue of  The Iowa Lawyer  may cause you to rethink the use of the word "shall" in legal writing. This...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
April 17 CLE focuses on estate planning for modest non-taxable estates »
Estate planning attorneys from Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC will be hosting a live webinar on Wednesday, April 17, fr...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bar Foundation awards grants to five projects »
The Iowa State Bar Foundation board of directors provided grants to five projects during its quarterly meeting March 26. T...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISBA Board of Governors nominates new officers during spring meeting »
During the spring quarterly meeting on March 27, the ISBA Board of Governors nominated several new 2019-2020 ISBA officers...
Thursday, April 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Six nominees sent to governor for Iowa Court of Appeals vacancies »
After completing public interviews of all 30 applicants, the State Judicial Nominating Commission has selected a slate of...
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...