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L&L This Friday: “You Said What?” Getting the Most Out of Court Interpreter Services

Date: Friday, February 14 in BLB 285 Time: 12:40 to 1:40pm Federal and state-certified court interpreter Ernest Niño-Murcia will share his experiences as a professional Spanish-English court interpreter in Iowa.  He will give advice to new lawyers on how to … Continue reading

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Lawyers & Leaders: An Introduction to Electronic Court Filing – Jan. 24 (free CLE)

Like many jurisdictions, the Iowa Judicial Branch is converting to an Electronic Data Management System (EDMS) in which court documents are filed electronically. On January 24, EDMS trainers from the Iowa Judicial Branch system will provide an introduction to and … Continue reading

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Law Students Gain Insight into Client Communication from Caitlin Slessor (’05)

On Thursday, December 5, the Citizen Lawyer Program hosted Cedar Rapids attorney and 2005 Iowa Law alum Caitlin Slessor for its final Lawyers & Leaders event of the semester.  Caitlin, a family law and criminal defense attorney at Nazette, Marner, … Continue reading

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Visiting Professor Jim Leach Discussed the Importance of Civility in Legal Careers at Lawyers & Leaders on November 14

Last week, the Citizen Lawyer Program hosted Visiting Professor Jim Leach for a Lawyers and Leaders event titled “Civility in Law and Governance.”  During his talk on Thursday, November 14, Professor Leach used philosophical and also real-world examples from his … Continue reading

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Upcoming L&L Oct. 24: The Role of Lawyers as Community Leaders

Lawyers traditionally hold key positions in civic institutions. Join a panel of lawyers actively involved in government and community institutions as they discuss why members of our profession have such a prominent role in civic life and how attorneys get … Continue reading

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Upcoming L&L Sept. 27: The 2013 Iowa Latino Conference

The Iowa Latino Conference is an annual University of Iowa event. This year, the Professional Development Institute is a Lawyers & Leaders event. When: Friday, September 27, 2013 – 8:30am to 4:30pm Where: Iowa Memorial Union, University of Iowa For … Continue reading

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L&L: Public Interest Loan Forgiveness & Student Loan Repayment Program Information.

Thursday, April 18, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., room 145A, cookies provided. Friday, April 19, 12:40 – 1:40 p.m., room 225, pizza provided. Attend this program for information on eligibility for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and to find … Continue reading

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Follow Up: Life as an Attorney General

Last week, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and Director of the National Attorneys General Program James Tierney engaged students in the fourth floor Student Lounge. If you’d like to know more details about the AG office, check out Mr. Tierney’s … Continue reading

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