LCBA Annual Mtg still on June 26; to be FULL day seminar on flood issues — UPDATED

Updated to indicate that the meeting will include a full-day seminar on flood related issues, as well as normal business.

The Annual Meeting of the Linn County Bar Association will proceed as scheduled  Thursday, June 26 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at  the History Center, 615 First Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids.

Arrangements are being made to extend the meeting into a full-day seminar covering flood-related issues, including presentations from the American Bar Association, the Iowa State Bar Association, the 6th Judicial District, bar associations from other states, Minnesota Lawyers Mutual and possibly FEMA.     Several members of the Law Practice Management Section of the ABA, led by Jim Calloway of the Oklahoma Bar,   J.R. Phelps of the Florida Bar, Katherine Sanders-Reach of the ABA LTRC and Tom O’Connor of the Gulf Coast Legal Technology Center, are planning to  participate via video conference.

Regular business will also be conducted, including elections for officers for the 2008-2009.   The legislative update previously planned for the Meeting will be rescheduled to the fall.

Lunch will be provided at the meeting free of charge to LCBA members.     Lunch will be served at noon and catered by Kristeena’s.