Monthly Archives: February 2012

Difficult Conversations Presentation

If you missed our Difficult Conversations Lawyers and Leaders event and would like to review the nine common mistakes, please click on this link to the Powerpoint presentation. Thanks again to Ryan Koopmans, J.D. Iowa ‘07, Nyemaster Goode, Des Moines, … Continue reading

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Boyd convocation speaker announced

This year’s Boyd convocation speaker is an Iowa Law grad who played a key role in negotiating the $25 billion settlement with the nation’s largest mortgage lenders. Patrick Madigan, Class of 1998, is an assistant attorney general in the Iowa Attorney … Continue reading

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Chicago Immigration Court seeking summer interns

The U.S. Department of Justice is looking for legal interns for the Chicago Immigration Court; all interested 1Ls and 2Ls should apply. The job will entail substantial research and writing as interns will prepare legal memos, draft decisions on motions … Continue reading

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Difficult Conversations: Nine Common Mistakes It’s a natural tendency to avoid personal and political conversations we fear will be difficult and, therefore, to avoid the people who think differently than we do. But lawyers are often forced into these conversations … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

Title: Valentine’s DayDate: 2012-02-14

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Clerkship Opportunity with Legal Services Corporation

Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the country’s single largest funder of civil legal aid to low-income Americans, providing aid to more than 135 independent non-profit legal aid organizations.  The Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) is the General Counsel for LSC. … Continue reading

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Election Expert Heather Gerken Speaks to Iowa Law Community

On Thursday Feb. 10, Heather Gerken, election law expert, senior Obama adviser in 2008, and professor at Yale Law School, addressed  a packed room of Iowa Law students and faculty about contemporary issues in election law. Gerken’s speech centered on … Continue reading

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Chicago Alternative Spring Break Trip Deadline Extended

The deadline to sign-up for the Chicago Alternative Spring Break Trip has been extended to Friday, February 17th.  Please turn in your $50 deposit by Friday, February 17th at 2 p.m. Come to an informational meeting about the trip on Thursday, February … Continue reading

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