May 20 – PCBA Virtual CLE

WHAT: PCBA Spring CLE via zoom

WHEN: Thursday, May 20

COST: Free to current PCBA Members

RSVP: Please register in advance by clicking here

Approved  for 7.75 credit hours including 1 hour of Diversity/Wellness credit. Activity Number 364514.


8 – 9 a.m.     Jim Carney, Carney & Appleby Law, Legislative Update – What’s Happening at the Capitol

9 – 10 a.m.   Beatriz Mate-Kodjo, Timmer & Judkins Law, Title IX 101: What You Need to Know

10 – 10:15 a.m. Morning Break

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.       Eric Burmeister, Polk County Housing Trust Fund, How Redlining Created the Racial Wealth Divide in Iowa

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. John Blyth, Nyemaster Law Firm, Not if Digital Asset and Block Chain Technologies will Impact Your Practice, but When

Lunch Break

1 – 2 p.m.       Panel Discussion: How the Internet and Social Media Require a Revised First Amendment, Professor Mark Kende, Drake Constitutional Law Center; and Recent Developments in First Amendment Law, Professor Christina Tilley, University of Iowa Law School.

2 – 3 p.m.       Tyler Coe, Whitfield & Eddy Law, Health, Wellness and the Practice of Law (Diversity/Wellness Credit)

3 – 3:15 p.m. Afternoon Break

3:15 – 4 p.m. Ericka Petersen, Iowa Legal Aid, COVID 19 and Landlord-Tenant Law

4 – 5 p.m.       Gina Messamer, Parrish Law Firm, Qualified Immunity: Past, Present, and Future

(Subject to change)