Summer Outing July 10 – CLE @ Federal Courthouse, Supper @ Hunter’s Ridge

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, July 10, 2014, for the annual Linn County Bar Association Summer Outing. There will be a bike ride, kayaking, a golf tournament at Hunters Ridge Golf Club with a shotgun start, followed by a social hour and a catered BBQ dinner afterwards.   In the morning there will be a FREE 3.25 hour CLE seminar from 8-11.30, including ethics credits, at the Federal Courthouse.

By now, you should have received via email all the details and a registration link for your RSVP. If you did not please contact Stephanie Hinz at shinz@pbalawfirm.com.

A big thanks to LCBA members Phil Hershner, Dick Pilcher and Joe Conway in the U.S. Bank Trust Department for a $500.00 donation towards the summer outing budget.

Please note, to attend the Summer Outing CLE and afternoon and evening festivities, your 2013-2014 LCBA dues must be paid!

Questions or comments, call Darin Luneckas at 294-8777 or Dave Thinnes at 363-3185.

CLE approved for March bar meeting

The March bar meeting has been approved for CLE credit. Details below.

 

This activity has been approved for credit .
 

Activity Information

Program Name:

March Bar Meeting- Guy Cook and David Brown

Sponsor:

LINN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

Start Date:

03/20/2014

End Date:

03/20/2014

City:

Cedar Rapids

Class Type:

Standard(live)

Total CLE Hours Approved:

0.5 (includes ethics hours)

Ethics Hours Approved:

0.0

Activity Number:

136069

Free 2 hr CLE @ Last Chance Seminar December 12

The LCBA’s 4th Annual Last Chance Seminar will be held Thursday, December 12 from 4-6 p.m. at Dublin City Pub in Cedar Rapids.  The CLE will feature speakers Tre Critelli on ethics (1 hour) and Dean Spina on the Affordable Health Care Act (1 hour).   Light appetizers will be served, and a cash bar will be available.

All dues-paid LCBA members may attend this 2 hour CLE free of charge.   Non-members may attend for a fee of $20 and may pay at the door.

Watch for the email RSVP request from the LCBA Attendance Committee.

LCBA CLE Credit Summary 2012

Please find below a list of the approved state and federal CLE credits for activities presented by the Linn County Bar Association in 2012, including monthly bar meetings, the Summer Outing CLE, and the Last Chance Seminar.

FAMILY LAW COMMITTEE 2012 CLE CREDIT SUMMARY

Below is a summary of CLE credits for Family Law Committee events in 2012:

  • 2/2/12: Statewide Dispute Resolution Program and Civil Justice System Review and Charges, 0.75 hours, Activity No. 87452
  • 3/1/12: New visitation neutral exchange program/Supervised Visitation, 0.75 hours, Activity No. 88737
  • 4/5/12: Valuations of Professional Corp., 1.0 hours, Activity No. 89519
  • 5/3/12: Clerk of Court Procedures and New Court Costs, 0.5 hours, Activity No. 91703
  • 6/7/12: Legislative Update from Rep. Tyler Olsen, 0.5 hours, Activity No. 91704
  • 9/6/12: Custody Evaluation and Children Services, 0.5 hours, Activity No. 95164
  • 10/4/12: Settlement Conference, 0.75 hours, Activity No. 98895
  • 11/1/12: Post 2nd Education Subsidy, 0.75 hours, Activity No. 98722
  • 12/6/12: Appeal Court Rulings, 0.5 hours, Activity No. 99882

LCBA 2012 CLE CREDIT SUMMARY

Below is a summary of CLE credits for all other LCBA events in 2012:

  • 2/16/12: February, 2012 Bar Meeting- Attorney General Tom Miller, 0.5 hours, Activity No. 101863
  • 6/14/12: LCBA June 2012 Bar Meeting – Legislative Update, 0.5  hours, Activity No. 92123
  • 7/12/12: Linn County Bar Association Summer Outing CLE,             3.25  hours (1.25 ethics), Activity No. 90245;  ALSO approved for 1.75 hours FEDERAL CLE
  • 9/20/12:  September 2012 Bar Meeting: Speaker Jim Kringlen on Iowa Legal Aid case law, 0.5 hours, Activity No. 92556
  • 10/18/12:  October 2012 Bar Meeting — Hon. Thad Collins, 0.5 hours, Activity No. 96431
  • 12/04/12: Last Chance Seminar, 1.0 hours (1.0 ethics),  Activity No. 1101843

Iowa Insurance Division Invites Attorneys to a Health Care Summit, Including Free CLE

The Consumer Assistance Program of the Iowa Insurance Division is hosting a Health Care Summit on May 3, 2012 at the Botanical Center in Des Moines. Legal professionals are invited and encouraged to attend. The event includes 1 hour CLE credit for the ACA Implementation Panel portion.

The goal of the summit is to provide information to consumer advocacy organizations, social workers, providers, and health care professionals about Iowa’s progress in implementing the Affordable Care Act and current health care resources available in Iowa communities.

Please see the informational flyer, which includes RSVP information. Those who register in advance for this free event will also receive a flash drive containing all of the resources discussed during the summit.

LCBA CLE Credit Summary 2011

Please find below a list of the approved state and federal CLE credits for activities presented by the Linn County Bar Association in 2011, including monthly bar meetings, the Summer Outing CLE, and the Last Chance Seminar.

Please note this list does NOT include CLE credits for activities presented by the LCBA Family Law Committee.  The Family Law Committee, in the near future, will be issuing a list of activities for which CLE credits were approved.

Continue reading LCBA CLE Credit Summary 2011

CLE approved for LCBA February, April, September 2011 Bar Meetings

CLE has been approved for the February, April and September 2011 bar meetings.  The details are as follows:

Program Name: ISBA LEGISLATIVE AGENDA UPDATE Sponsor: LINN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION Start Date: 02/17/2011 End Date: 02/17/2011 City: CEDAR RAPIDS Class Type: Standard(live) Total CLE Hours Approved: 0.5 (includes ethics hours) Ethics Hours Approved: 0.0 Activity Number: 84449

Program Name: FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT UPDATE Sponsor: LINN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION Start Date: 04/21/2011 End Date: 04/21/2011 City: CEDAR RAPIDS Class Type: Standard(live) Total CLE Hours Approved: 0.5 (includes ethics hours) Ethics Hours Approved: 0.0 Activity Number: 84450

Program Name: LCBA September Bar Meeting: Judge Reade – Federal Court Update Sponsor: LINN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION Start Date: 09/15/2011 End Date: 09/15/2011 City: Cedar Rapids Class Type: Standard(live) Total CLE Hours Approved: 0.5 (includes ethics hours) Ethics Hours Approved: 0.0 Activity Number: 84725

“Last Chance” Seminar Dec. 19: Free 2 hr CLE, incl. ethics!

Finding yourself a couple of credits short of your 2011 CLE requirements? Come to the LCBA’s LAST CHANCE SEMINAR on Monday, December 19, 2011 from 4-6 p.m. at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 410 Third Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids.

This CLE is FREE for all dues-paid LCBA members. The CLE will net you two (2) state CLE hours, including an all-important 1.5 hours ETHICS credit. The LCBA is even providing food and drink to make this an enjoyable and pain-free CLE event. Plus, on-site parking is available!

The CLE program is as follows:
4-5 p.m. ETHICS! We welcome back Todd Scott of Minnesota Lawyers Mutual, who will speak on ethical issues dealing with social media.

5-5:30 p.m. NON-PROFIT LAW. What you need to know if you serve on a non-profit board. LCBA member Andrew Hosmanek presents.

5:30-6 p.m. MORE ETHICS! Learn about the recent developments in the law regarding lawyer advertising and the Iowa Supreme Court’s current study of Iowa’s lawyer advertising rules. LCBA members Bob Rush and David O’Brien, who serve on the Court’s recently appointed Committee to Study Advertising Rules, will present.

To REGISTER, respond to the LCBA, simply respond to the RSVP request that will be emailed to all LCBA members.

QUESTIONS? Contact LCBA Past-President Stephanie Hinz at shinz@pbalawfirm.com or by calling 366-7621.