“LAWYERS IN LIBRARIES” PROGRAM PROVIDES FREE LEGAL
INFORMATION TO CELEBRATE “NATIONAL PRO BONO WEEK”
| “Lawyers in Libraries” is a joint effort by The Iowa State Bar Association, the State Library of Iowa, Iowa Legal Aid and the Polk County Volunteer Lawyers Project to help provide free legal information and celebrate National Pro Bono Week (Oct. 21-24). Iowa lawyers are giving one-hour presentations on a variety of topics at libraries across the state. All events are free and open to any interested member of the public to attend.
PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LIBRARIES IN THE FOLLOWING COMMUNITIES FOR MORE INFORMATION:
DUBUQUE - ASBURY LIBRARY BRANCH
UPCOMING ISBA PEOPLE'S LAW SCHOOL EVENTS
The ISBA People’s Law School provides free, educational events where members of the public can find answers to life’s legal questions. Speakers present information on a variety of legal topics and answer general questions.
Programming focuses on a variety of issues impacting Iowans including: the basics of wills and revocable trusts; buying and selling a home, mortgages and foreclosure; establishing guardianships and conservatorships; modifying child custody and visitation decrees and more.
ISBA People’s Law School events typically take place on the third Tuesday of each month from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. (see event calendar below). Events take place at the ISBA Headquarters in Des Moines (625 E. Court Ave.) and are also live-streamed to local communities throughout the state.
Guardianships and Conservatorships
Speakers: Jennifer Donovan, Public Guardian, Iowa Department on Aging and Breanna Young, Attorney, Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Roberts, P.C.
Visit the official ISBA People's Law School page for complete information. For additional self help resources, visit the iowafindalawyer.com.
People's Law School events are for the public. There will be video and audio recording taken during this event at the ISBA Headquarters, as well as photographs. The ISBA may use the recordings in future publications and presentations, upload them to the ISBA website or present them in other media.
The ISBA building is accessible for people with mobility limitations. If other accommodations are needed, please indicate them on your registration form, email email@example.com or call 515-243-3179 prior to the event.