Linn Law Club October line-up

The Linn Law Club will be hosting the following events in October:

Professional Development Series: Oct. 2
Join us at 7:30 a.m. on October 2 for discussion about Volunteerism and Leadership in Civic Organizations with Bob Untiedt, Director, Linn County Nonprofit Resource Center, at the downtown Blue Strawberry.

Joint Event with UI, ISBA & Johnson Co.: Oct. 24
Join members of the ISBA YLD, the Johnson County Bar, and University of Iowa law students for a social/networking event at the Vine in Coralville beginning at 6:00 p.m. on October 24. Appetizers and refreshments will be provided.

WANTED: In-House Attorney – Commercial Mortgage Special Servicing at Aegon

AEGON USA Realty Advisors, a leading commercial real estate lender, seeks an experienced lawyer for its S&P rated Special Servicing unit inCedar Rapids, Iowa.   In this role, the incumbent will interpret loan documents, analyze borrower requests, and hire and supervise outside counsel in workouts, foreclosures and bankruptcies. Experience with a rated servicer is preferred. Realty Advisors is among the top commercial real estate lenders in the United States.   We are a proud member of the AEGON Group; an international pension, insurance, and financial services organization.   AEGON USA is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with approximately 3400 employees. Visit our website at and upload your resume today. Be sure to apply for position #5344

More Cycling with the LCBA & Law Club Social!


The LCBA “Tailwind” bike rides were such a success that another series of rides have been planned for August and  September.   The next rides will be held Thursday, August 23 and Thursday, September 6, with the September 6 ride being held in conjunction with the Linn Law Club‘s fall kick-off event.   Both rides start at 5:30 p.m. at the Cedar Valley Nature Trail parking lot  off of Boyson Road in Hiawatha and will be approximately 15 miles.     The rides are open to all LCBA members and their cycling friends and family members.  

 Following the September 6 ride, the Linn Law Club will be meeting at Papa Juan‘s, 5505 Center Point NE, for food & refreshments.     (If you don‘t feel like riding, it‘s ok to just show up for the social!)   Law Club is open to all young or newly practicing attorneys in Linn County.

For more info on the bike rides,  email or call  Stephanie Hinz  at 366-7621. For Law Club info, email or call LCBA President Caitlin Slessor  at 366-1000.

State, Federal CLE Approved for Summer Outing

State CLE credit in the amount of 3.25 hours, including 1.25 ethics hours, has been approved for the LCBA Summer Outing CLE held July 12, 2007 as follows:

Program Name:   2007 Linn County Summer Outing CLE
Start Date:   07/12/2007
End Date:   07/12/2007
City:   Cedar Rapids
Class Type:   Standard(live)
Total CLE Hours Approved:   3.25 (includes ethics hours)
Ethics Hours Approved:   1.25
Activity Number:   44655

Federal CLE of .5 hours has also been approved for Prof. Tung Yin’s presentation on enemy combatant handling by the United States.

Want Ads from August Scriptum

Attorney Wanted: Gruhn Law Firm, consisting of three attorneys, is seeking an additional attorney to join their new offices. Would prefer someone with a minimum of two years experience; however, a recent graduate will be considered. The firm‘s primary practice includes litigation, municipal and labor law, including representing many public employers. All inquiries shall be held confidential. This position has potential for significant income. Send resume, professional resumes and letter of interest to: Gruhn Law Firm, 4089 21st Avenue S.W., suite 114, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.

Vacation Rental: One-bedroom, one-bath, single-family condo, sleeps six, at the Pilot House in the Harbourage at Clear Lake, Iowa. Unit rents by week for $550 during summer months and $300 during winter months. Indoor and outdoor swimming pool. Beautiful view of boat harbor from third-floor patio window and deck. Contact Lew Eells at 393-1020 or by e-mail at

Associate Wanted: Senior attorney working toward semi-retirement seeks an associate to join five-person, well-established and well-furnished association in Cedar Rapids. Seeking an attorney with interest on taking on additional work in general practice with emphasis on real estate, litigation and general business. Responses held in strictest confidence. Reply to Carson Reporting, LCBA, P O Box 74127, Cedar Rapids, IA 52407.

For Sale: Solid walnut conference room table, approximately 8 feet. Made in the Amanas, 1984. Has Amana stamp. $5,000 or best offer. Contact Stephanie at P O Box 8177, Cedar Rapids, IA 52408-8177.

Attorney Wanted: Seeking attorney who wishes to build a private practice. First three months of rent free. Phone system, state-of-the-art void mail, own phone number and phone line, DSL, server, scanner, fax, copier, conference room, free convenient client parking, IowaDocs, Child Support Guidelines software, some legal assistant services available. Send resume and letter of interest to the attention of Stephanie at P O Box 8177, Cedar Rapids, IA 52408-8177. All inquiries held in strictest confidence.

For Sale: Multi-line Vodavi telephone system, 10 phones. Contact John Lane at 363-3839.

Office Space for Rent: Attractive modern office building in suburban setting. Ample free parking for staff and clients. Conference room, kitchen, updated office equipment and phones. 1-4 offices to rent on short or long-term contracts. Call Dave Mullin or Anne Laverty at 395-9191.

Office Space Available: Office space is available with other sole practitioners in the historic Averill House located in a developing medical area, 1120 2nd Avenue S.E., Cedar Rapids. Includes phone system with voice mail, DSL, two conference rooms, free client parking and available paralegal services. Furnishings and office equipment available. Very reasonable overhead expense. Contact Wm. F. Olinger at 319 – 364-0113 or

Associate Wanted for Downtown Law Office: Prime downtown office space available in the Dows Building. Newer office equipment, large office, very reasonable. Case referrals available. All inquiries to 364-1538; ask for Mary.

Paralegal Wanted: Experienced Paralegal with litigation background needed. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume with cover letter to HR, Lederer Weston Craig, PLC, PO Box 1927, Cedar Rapids IA 52406.