Free LCBA 2 hr CLE on 11/14 at Ideal Social Club

On Thursday, November 14, 2019, the Linn Law Club, together with the LCBA, will host a FREE CLE event for all LCBA members with paid dues. The CLE will be held at the Ideal Social Hall at 213 16th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403. Sixth Judicial District Chief Judge Patrick Grady and LCBA member Ann McCrea of Nazette, Marner, Nathanson & Shea, LLP will speak about the recent changes to the guardianship and conservatorship laws in Iowa that go into effect on January 1, 2020. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., presentations will begin at 5:00 p.m. and will last until 7 p.m. The amount of CLE credit is still in the works. There will be a cash bar and appetizers will be provided courtesy of the LCBA. Please click here and complete a short RSVP form to attend. Our catering order will be based on RSVPs.

Below is a map of the venue location, with parking areas highlighted.

Citizenship Award Nominations Sought

The Board of Governors is seeking nominees for its Citizenship Award. Any LCBA member may nominate any other LCBA member for this award. The following factors will be considered in determining the award recipient(s):

  1. Active participation in civic organizations that provide services to others in the community, state and/or country (not necessarily just to other lawyers);
  2. Active participation in activities designed to further the interests of the Iowa bar (whether at the local, regional, or state level);
  3. Demonstrates strength of character and ability to motivate others to action to benefit the community, state and/or country; and
  4. Supports, promotes and “goes above and beyond” to further the interest of others in the local community.

Please note that current Board of Governors members and LCBA officers are not eligible for this award.

Please submit your nominations for the Citizenship Award to LCBA President-Elect Megan Merritt at by Friday, December 6, 2019.

The Citizenship Award(s) will be presented at the Bench/Bar event on Thursday, January 16, 2020.