The Iowa Criminal Justice Summit 2015, hosted in partnership with the University of Northern Iowa, will be held Thursday, October 1 in Cedar Falls.
The event has been approved for 6.5 hours of state CLE. There is no charge for this event.
See this link for information.
The University of Iowa Center for Human Rights will host a panel discussion on representation for indigent defendants in Iowa at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, at the Old Capitol in Iowa City. Panelists include State Rep. Mary Wolfe (D) from Clinton, the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee; Steve Drahozal, Assistant Dubuque Public Defender and chair of the Iowa State Bar Association’s Criminal Law Section Council; Prof. Celesta Albonetti, UI Department of Sociology; and Dr. Brian Farrell, UI College of Law and President of the Innocence Project of Iowa. Event details are available here. The event precedes an October 4 talk by attorney and Just Mercy author Bryan Stevenson.
The next meeting of the Linn County Bar Association will be THURSDAY,, SEPTEMBER 1725 from 12 – 1 p.m. at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art. The speaker will be Hon. Jane Spande, who will be discussing juvenile court. CLE credit will be sought. Lunch will be catered by The Early Bird, costs $10, and is payable at the door. The LCBA Attendance Committee will be sending a request for RSVPs. Please reply to the RSVP request if you plan to attend the meeting.
LCBA members are cordially invited to attend a reception for Iowa Supreme Court Justice Mark Cady to be held Thursday, September 24 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Carnegie Hall. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
The Court will be hearing oral argument the following morning, September 25, at the University of Iowa Law School.
Applications are being taken for a part-time Judicial Magistrate position in Benton County. The deadline for applications is April 20. The official notice can be viewed here. The applications are available here.
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa is accepting applications for a full time Magistrate Judge in Sioux City, Iowa. Salary: $185,012. Application forms may be obtained from Clerk of Court and court website. Obtain details at www.iand.uscourts.gov. Submit application personally or by mail to Clerk’s Office, Cedar Rapids by August 28, 2015.
See this link for the official notice and more information.
Have you RSVP’ed yet for the LCBA Summer Outing? Invitations for registration have been sent to all LCBA members for the Outing, which will be held Thursday, July 16. The Outing includes a 3.25 hour CLE at the Cedar Rapids Public Library (downtown branch); a boxed lunch following the CLE; bike ride; kayak; or golf (extra charge for the latter two); and drinks and supper at Elmcrest Country Club that evening.
The CLE agenda can be viewed here.
Check your email for your invitation and details if you have not yet RSVP’ed!
The Nominating Committee of the Linn County Bar Association has selected the following slate of nominees to be placed on the ballot for election at the Annual Meeting on June 25, 2015:
President-elect: Caitlin Slessor, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.
Secretary: Ann McCrea, First Community Trust, N.A. (term 2015-2017)
Board of Governors:
Amy Reasner, Lynch Dallas, P.C (term 2015-2018)
Lisa Stephenson, Simmons Perrine Moyer & Bergman, P.L.C. (term 2015-2018)
Crystal Usher, Nazette, Marner, Nathanson & Shea, L.L.P. (term 2015-2017)
Current President-Elect Mark Parmenter will become President at the June 25 Annual Meeting.
In addition to the names submitted by the Nominating Committee, any member of the Association may have his or her name placed upon the ballot for a position by submitting to the LCBA a petition with at least 10 LCBA members’ signatures. Nomination petitions shall be submitted to LCBA President Greg Neumeyer (Greg.Neumeyer@bankiowa.com) at least four weeks prior to the June 25 Annual Meeting. Members will vote on and elect the officers and governors for the open positions at the Annual Meeting.
All dues-paid Linn County Bar Association members are invited to join the LCBA for its “May LCBA Meeting” on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Veterans Memorial Stadium, 950 Rockford Road SW, Cedar Rapids, for a 12:05 p.m. game between our local Cedar Rapids Kernels and the Peoria Chiefs. LCBA members will be watching the game from the Plumbers and Pipefitters Pavilion, which is the wooden deck on the left field side.
The LCBA will pay for each member’s ticket to the game, so long as RSVPs are received by Friday, May 8, 2015, and 2014-2015 dues are paid! The LCBA Board of Governors will be at the ballpark starting at 11:30 a.m. to hand out game tickets. LCBA members may bring guests, but please note guest tickets are $10.00 each. Guest tickets may be paid for during check in to pick up members’ tickets.
Plan on attending for good food, good conversation, and GREAT BASEBALL with the Cedar Rapids Kernels!