2013 Bridge the Gap Seminar

Thursday, May 09, 2013 - Friday, May 10, 2013

Sponsored by the ISBA's Young Lawyers Division

Bridge the Gap visits TV Land! Join over 200 legal professionals at this year’s Bridge the Gap Seminar where speakers will intertwine classic TV clips into their presentations. No other seminar offers more laughs and helpful legal tips.

Bridge the Gap Seminar
May 9 - May 10
1250 Jordan Creek Pkwy.
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Registration for Bridge the Gap is now closed.  Walk-ins are welcomed. 


THURSDAY, MAY 9
8:00 - 9:00 -  Legislative Update - Speaker: TBA
9:00 - 10:00 - Ethics Intro. for Iowa Lawyers - Speaker: Emily Hughes
10:00 - 10:15 - Break
10:15 - 10:45 - Adoption Law - Speaker: Lori Klockau
10:45 - 11:15 - Making the Most Out of Mediation - Speaker: Jace Bisgard
11:15 - 12:00 - Debt Collection - Speaker: Sam Marks
12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch (lunch not provided)
1:00 - 2:00 - Federal Case Law Update - Speaker: Hon. Ross Walters
2:00 - 2:45 - Probate and Trust Law - Speaker: Marlin (Hap) Volz
2:45 - 3:00 - Break
3:00 - 4:00 - Judgment Collection - Speaker:Raymond Rinkol
4:00 - 4:30 - Ethics, Work and Life - Speaker: Sara Strain Linder
4:30 - 5:00 - Lawyer Blogging - Speaker: Rush Nigut

FRIDAY, MAY 10
8:00 - 9:00 - Employment Law - Speaker: Brian Fagan
9:00 - 10:00 - Gun Rights - Speaker: Eric Tindal
10:00 - 10:15 - Break
10:15 - 11:00 - Small Business Start Up - Speaker: David Grooters
11:00 - 11:30 - Substance Abuse - Speaker: Hon. Randy DeGeest
11:30 - 12:00 - Divorce - Speaker: Mary Zambreno
12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch (lunch not provided)
1:00 - 2:00 - Case Law Update - Speaker: Hon. Paul Ahlers
2:00 - 3:00 - Trial Tips - Speaker: Timothy Semelroth
3:00 - 3:15 - Break
3:15 - 4:15 - How to Argue and Win a Criminal Appeal in the 8th Circuit - Speaker: Gary Dickey
4:15 - 5:15 - Ethics Panel - Panelists: TBA

CLE CREDIT (approved)
15 state hours which includes 3 ethics hours and 7.25 federal hours

REGISTRATION FEE INFORMATION
If requesting electronic materials only, you will receive the electronic materials at the event. However, a link to the materials will be e-mailed to you in advance so you may print off any outlines you’d like. Please make sure the ISBA has your most up-to-date e-mail address.

Cancellation Policy/Walk-in Registration Fee: Registration refunds will be issued only if written notification is received by the Bar Office by May 2. Written notification can be mailed, faxed (515.243.2511), or e-mailed to the Bar Office. Walk-in registration fee will be an additional $50 (fee will begin on May 9).

HOTEL INFORMATION
West Des Moines Marriott Hotel is sold out!
Rooms are available at the Spring Hill Suites at the rate of $99

QUESTIONS?
Phone ISBA CLE Director Christy Cronin at (515) 697-7874 or e-mail cle@iowabar.org


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