8 – 9 a.m. Ashley Stewart, State of Iowa Appellate Defenders Office, Criminal Law: Appellate Update
9- 10 a.m. “There Oughta Be A Law"
Jim Carney, Carney Appleby Law, (Subject to change)
Russ Lovell and David Walker, NAACP Legal Redress Committee, Jury Trial Reforms
ABA Delegate Kay Oskvig, Whitfield and Eddy, ABA Proposed Protections for Lawyers Representing Marijuana Firms
10 – 10:15 a.m. – Morning Break
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Judge Craig Block, Polk County, Iowa, What’s New with Guardianships and Conservatorships
11:15 – noon Tom Palmer, Lawyer, Dougherty & Palmer, P.L.C., Workers Compensation Caselaw Update
Noon to 1 p.m. - Lunch Break
1 – 2 p.m. Voting Rights Panel I – Emily Gould Chafa, Henry Hamilton, Jane Hudson (and president of organization representing the blind), Daniel Zeno – Five things to know about the 15th Amendment and the 19th Amendment; the history of felony disenfranchisement in Iowa and the need for restoration of voting rights legislation; absentee ballots and the need for voting accommodations for individuals with severe vision impairments.
2 – 3 p.m. Sharon Rennert, Senior Attorney Advisor, U.S. EEOC Division of American Disabilities Act, EEO Laws in the time of the COVID-19 Pandemic
3 – 3:15 p.m. - Afternoon Break
3:15 – 4 p.m. Judge Romonda Belcher, Polk County, Iowa, Juvenile Law 101
4 – 5 p.m. Christina Thompson, Christina Thompson, Phil Watson, P.C., "I Love You Baby Until, I Don’t: Legal Issues Surrounding the Breakup of Unmarried Couples"
(speakers and topics are subject to change)