PCBA 2021 Fall General Practice CLE.
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Changes to the Iowa Child Support Guidelines, Assistant Attorneys General Wayne Bergman and Kevin Kaufman, Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
8:45 – 9:45 a.m. Bias, Equity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession, Associate Dean Erin Lain, Drake University Law School, 1 hour Diversity Credit.
9:45 – 10 a.m. Morning Break
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Collegiality: Improving Relations with Opposing Counsel, John Cutler, Cutler Law Firm PC.
11:00 a.m. – noon Panel discussion on recent COVID Litigation (lawsuits around the country to end bans on masking in schools, lawsuits challenging end of unemployment benefits, issues surrounding mandatory vaccinations, etc.) Rita Bettis Austen, ACLU of Iowa; Jeff Carter, Carter Law Offices; and Professor Denise Hill, Drake Law School.
noon to 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Freedom of Speech and Government Employees/Contractors, Henry Hamilton III
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Returning to Work after Having a Baby or While Assuming Caregiver Responsibilities, Lori Mihalich-Levin, JD, Founder Mindful Return, LLC.
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Afternoon Break
3:15 – 4:15 p.m. Ethics Update, Tara van Brederode, Director of the Attorney Disciplinary Board, Iowa Supreme Court Office of Professional Regulation.
4:15 – 5 p.m. Sixth Amendment: Protecting the Right to Counsel for Indigent Defendants, Professor Emily Hughes, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor and Bouma Fellow in Law, University of Iowa College of Law; and Jeff Wright, State Public Defender, State of Iowa.
(Subject to change).
Approved for 7.5 hours of CLE credit, including 1 hour of Ethics and 1 hour of Diversity. Activity Number 370213.