Nov. 2 – PCBA Virtual Luncheon

, July 23, 2021

WHAT: PCBA  luncheon via Zoom WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 2, at noon SPEAKER: TBD RSVP: Click here to register for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


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Oct. 26 – Bench & Bar Virtual CLE

, July 23, 2021

WHAT: Bench & Bar Committee CLE via Zoom WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 26, from noon to 1 p.m. TOPIC: Tips on improving writing/brief practice SPEAKERS: From the Iowa Court of Appeals – Judge Mary Tabor; from Polk County District Court – Judge Celene Gogerty, Judge David Nelmark and Judge Joseph Seidlin; and from Shindler, Anderson, Goplerud […]


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Oct. 5 – PCBA Virtual Luncheon

, July 7, 2021

WHAT: PCBA  luncheon via Zoom WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 5, at noon TOPIC: The Legacy of Chief Justice Mark Cady: Access to Justice PANEL: The Honorable Brent Appel, Iowa Supreme Court Justice; Anjela Shutts, Iowa State Bar Association president; Spencer Cady, Nyemaster Goode, PC.; and Travis Sheets, BH Companies; along with moderator William J. Miller, Dorsey […]


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Sept. 23 – PCBA Bench & Bar Virtual CLE

, May 25, 2021

  WHAT: PCBA Bench & Bar Committee Virtual CLEi WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 23, from noon to 1 p.m. TOPIC: The Trials of COVID-19 in the Fall of 2021 – update on Covid Orders from the Iowa Supreme Court, status of Clearing Backlog, and tips and pitfalls for Court proceedings. SPEAKERS: The Honorable John Jarvey, Chief […]


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April 5 – Bench & Bar CLE

, January 25, 2021

WHAT: PCBA Bench & Bar Committee CLE WHEN: Monday, April 5, from noon to 1 p.m. SPEAKERS: Jim Carney, J.D. and Jenny Dorman, J.D. from Carney & Appleby, PLC, will provide a 2021 Iowa Legislative RSVP: Register in advance for this meeting by clicking here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the […]


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Archived Newsletters

, December 22, 2016

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March 14 – PCBA Luncheon

, November 28, 2016

Come back soon for details as they become available


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Member Spotlight: Judge William P. Kelly

, April 5, 2016

William P. Kelly, Judge, Fifth Judicial District, was appointed to the bench in October of 2015. He can be reached via email at William.Kelly@IowaCourts.gov, by phone at 515-286-2169, or via mail at Polk County Courthouse, 500 Mulberry Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 Tell us about yourself I was born in Peoria, Illinois, in 1967 and […]


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Member Spotlight: Judge William P. Kelly

, April 4, 2016

William P. Kelly, Judge, Fifth Judicial District, was appointed to the bench in October of 2015. He can be reached via email at William.Kelly@IowaCourts.gov, by phone at 515-286-2169, or via mail at Polk County Courthouse, 500 Mulberry Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309   Q: Tell us about yourself A: I was born in Peoria, Illinois, […]


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Buildings for Justice in Polk County

, August 2, 2015

by Arthur E. Gamble, Chief Judge of the Fifth Judicial District of Iowa On behalf of the Fifth Judicial District, let me take this opportunity to express our gratitude to the Polk County Bar Association for your support of the exciting building projects for justice in Polk County. They will significantly improve the safety, security […]


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