Polk County Bar Association
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P: (515) 243-3904

May 5, 2023, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (US Central)

Sonja Diener ( sdiener@pcbaonline.org )
In person at the ISBA CLE Center, 625 E. Court Ave., Des Moines; and via Zoom

WHAT: PCBA Spring General Practice CLE in person and via Zoom

WHEN: Friday, May 5, from 8 a.m. 5 p.m.

COST: FREE for current PCBA members. Optional lunch is available for $12/per person or lunch is on your own

WHERE: In person at the ISBA Conference Center, 625 East Court Ave., Des Moines

RSVP: Register for the in-person event here. Register to attend via Zoom here.

AGENDA: CLE Schedule – Subject to change

8:00 – 9-00          Business Court Panel - Judge Lawrence McLellan, District Court Judge, Iowa Judicial District 5C; Mollie Pawlosky, Dickinson Law Firm; Steven Wandro, Wandro & Associates; Sarah Franklin, Dentons Davis Brown; and Ben Roach, Nyemaster Law Firm.

9:00 – 9:45          1983 Case Perspective – Jessica Donels, Parrish Kruidenier.

9:45 – 10:00       Break

10:00 – 11:00     Summary Judgment Practice Advice from the Bench (Judge Mary Tabor, Iowa Court of Appeals and Judge Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger, U.S. District Court).

11:00 – 12:00     Creating an Inclusive Environment: Experiences of Lawyers with Disabilities and Lawyers who Identify as LGBTQ+ - Diversity Credit - Erin Lain, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Law, Drake University Law School.

12:00 – 1:00       Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:00          Proposed Appellate Rule Revisions – Justices Dana Oxley and David May, Iowa Supreme Court; and Judge Tyler Buller, Iowa Court of Appeals.

2:00 – 3:00          Attorney Advertising and Solicitation of Clients: A Review of the Ethics Rules and Cases, Timothy Gartin, Hastings & Gartin Law Group – 1 hour Ethics credit.

3:00 – 3:15          Break

3:15 – 3:45          eDiscovery Primer for Lawyers – Wayne Hill, BDO.

3:45 – 5:00          Civil/Criminal Update - Judge Paul Ahlers, Iowa Court of Appeals.

Approved for 7.5 hours of CLE credit, including 1 hour of Ethics and 1 hour of Diversity credit. Activity number for those attending

virtual: 395096

in person: 395097

Categories:   PCBA CLE

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