2019 Annual Meeting - Tuesday
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TUESDAY, JUNE 11


A plenary session is taking place from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. All attendees are encouraged to attend.
Battle Cry of Freedom: Iowa Lawyers Confronting Human Trafficking  (Rooms 302 - 310)
Luis C. deBaca, Fmr. Director, Department of Justice’s Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking
(1.0 State; 1.0 Juvenile)

Plenary session sponsored by Iowa Title Guaranty

Family Law Track  (Rooms 302 - 306)
Sponsored by Lockton Affinity, LLC
8:00 - 9:00 Family Law Update
James Meade, Meade Law Office
(1.0 State)
   
9:30 - 10:00 Discovery in Family Law Matters: Obtaining, Organizing and Offering the Information Necessary to Prove Your Case
Mark Fisher, Nidey Erdahl Tindal & Fisher PLC and Crystal Usher, Nazette Marner Nathanson & Shea LLP
(0.5 State)
   
10:00 - 10:30 Social Media Evidence
Joseph Pavelich, Spies, Pavelich & Foley, LLC
(0.5 State)
   
10:45 - 11:30 Transitional Spousal Support
Rae Kinkead, Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC
(0.75 State)
   
11:30 - 12:00 Substance Abuse Issues and Supervised Visitation
Kristen Shaffer, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll PLC
(0.50 State)
   
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch (not provided)
   
2:45 - 3:45 An Update on the Federal Indian Child Welfare Act
Kevin Washburn, Dean of the University of College of Law
(1.0 State; 1.0 Juvenile)
   
4:00 - 4:45 The Myths of Joint Physical Care Presumptions
Diane Dornburg, Carney & Appleby PLC and David Cox, Bray & Klockau PLC
(0.75 State)
   
4:45 - 5:30 Introduction to Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption Pursuant to Iowa Code Section 600 and 600A
Lori Klockau, Bray & Klockau PLC
(0.75 State; 0.75 Juvenile)
   
   
Judges Track #1  (Rooms 306 - 308)
8:00 - 9:00 Criminal Colloquy
Hon. Duane Hoffmeyer, Chief Judge, District 3B
(1.0 State)
   
9:30 - 10:00 Evidence in the Last Five Years
Prof. Laurie Doré, Drake University Law School
(0.5 State)
   
 10:45 - 12:00 Legislative Update
Caitlin Jarzen, Director of Governmental Affairs, Iowa Judicial Branch
(1.25 State)
   
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch (not provided)
   
2:45 - 3:45 Patient One: An Exploration of Criminal Justice and Mental Health
Prof. Robert Rigg, Drake Legal Clinic
(1.0 State)
   
4:00 - 5:00 Recusals
Hon. Thomas Bower, Iowa Court of Appeals
(1.0 State; 1.0 Ethics)
   
   
Judges Track #2  (Rooms 309 - 310)
8:00 - 9:00 Judicial Writing
Hon. Mary Tabor, Iowa Court of Appeals and Justice Christopher McDonald, Iowa Supreme Court
(1.0 State)
*Limited to judges only
   
9:30 - 10:00 Implicit Bias II: Overview and Update
Jennifer Juhler, Iowa Judicial Branch
(0.5 State)
   
10:45 - 12:00 Legislative Update (Rooms 306-310)
Caitlin Jarzen, Director of Governmental Affairs, Iowa Judicial Branch
(1.25 State)
   
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch (not provided)
   
2:45 - 3:45 Lawyers, (Big) Guns, and Money: Dealing with Alimony in a Post-TCJA World
Stacey Warren, CashattWarren Family Law, P.C.
(1.0 State)
   
4:00 - 5:00 Recusals (Rooms 306-310)
Hon. Thomas Bower, Iowa Court of Appeals
(1.0 State; 1.0 Ethics)
   
   
Real Estate/Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Track  (Rooms 312 - 315)
Sponsored by Iowa Title Guaranty
8:00 - 9:00 New Iowa Partition Law: Iowa Code Chapter 651
Jim Nervig, Brick Gentry PC
(1.0 State)
   
9:30 - 10:30 When Technical Objections Should Cloud Title Under Iowa Land Title Standard 1.1
Timothy Gartin, Hastings Gartin & Boettger LLP
(1.0 State)
   
10:45 - 12:00 Easements: A Panel Discussion of Particular Problems and Solutions
Matthew Rousseau, Iowa Title Guaranty; Lindsey Guerrero, Iowa Title Guaranty; Matthew Veldey, Iowa Title Guaranty; Timothy Gartin, Hastings Gartin & Boettger LLP; and Melvin Shaw, Law Offices of Melvin O. Shaw, P.L.C.
(1.25 State)
   
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch (not provided)
   
2:45 - 3:45 Civil and Criminal Issues Arising in Farm Bankruptcies
James Snyder and Matthew Cole, U.S. Attorney's Office
(1.0 State)
   
4:00 - 4:45 Bankruptcy Law Update
Hon. Anita Shodeen, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Iowa and Hon. Thad Collins, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Iowa
(0.75 State)
   
4:45 - 5:30 Representing Financially Distressed Farmers - Debtor's and Creditor's Perspective
Terry Gibson, Wandro & Associates PC and Brandon Tomjack, Baird Holm, LLP
(0.75 State)
   
   
   
TUESDAY'S SOCIAL EVENTS
  • Young Lawyers Division Social (Sponsored by Reynolds & Reynolds Inc.)
  • Creighton Law School Luncheon
  • Drake Law School Luncheon
  • University of Iowa Hospitality Suite
  • Yoga and Deep Breathing Class
  • Walking and Wellness
  • Healthy Cooking Demo
  • Open AA Meeting
  • Al-Anon Meeting
All events take place at the Iowa Events Center unless noted otherwise