LCBA Annual Meeting and Flood Recovery Seminar Agenda for June 26

LCBA Annual Meeting and Flood Recovery Seminar Agenda (Word file)

Annual Meeting and Flood Recovery Seminar
THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008
HISTORY CENTER
615 1st Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

9:00 a.m. to 12:00: Panel discussion byLeopold Sher, James Garner and Elwood Cahill from the New Orleans law firm of Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert LLC
• Court issues for pending cases;
• Employee and personnel issues;
• Setting up a temporary office, dealing with disaster issues and keeping a firm together;
• Real estate issues created by the disaster;
• Insurance issues, particularly business interruption to law firms;
• Their personal experiences and what they learned; and
• Question and Answer period

12:00 to 1:15: Lunch and the LCBA annual meeting.
• Election of Officers
• Brief Remarks from ISBA President Dan Moore

1:15: “Considerations for Displaced Attorneys from a Malpractice Standpoint” Todd Scott ,VP of Risk Management and Member Services for Minnesota Lawyers Mutual

1:45: Report from Federal Clerk Ron Phelps

2:00: Report from Iowa District Court for Linn County, by Judge David Remley, Judge Patrick Grady and Assistant Court Administrator Jane Sweaney.

2:30: TENTATIVE: Jim Calloway of the Oklahoma State Bar Association: “Triage and New Technology”

3:20: FEMA & SBA Overview, by Kerry Finley and Kyle Wilcox from Simmons Perrine, P.L.C. (See PowerPoint Presentation file.)

3:50: Q&A

No Charge. RSVP to Jeannie McCall at jmccall@lynchdallas.com or 365-9101

The following are some of the handouts that will be provided at the seminar:
Never Say Never Again
Sher Brief
Xavier Brief
Marseilles Opinion