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Attorney General's Continuing Legal Education (CLE) for Government Attorneys

Each year, the Office of the Attorney General conducts a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar for government attorneys.   This year's seminar was on Friday, October 27, 2017, in the Wallace Building Auditorium.   It was approved for Iowa Credit (6.0), Ethics Credit (2.0) [Activity No. 272634], and  Federal Credit (3.25).  If you have any questions , contact Cathy White at or 515-281-3349.  


To view the agenda,  click on the link below.   Links to the speakers' materials  are also posted below.  


Civil Law Update
           Jeff Thompson, Solicitor General
            Ryan Koopmans, Governor's Chief Policy Advisor and Senior Legal Counsel

Rules of Electronic Procedure
          Diana Swanson, Project Manager, Judicial Branch
          Donna Humpal, Clerk of the Appellate Courts

Cybersecurity:  Preventing, Preparing for, and Responding to Cyber Incidents/Data Breaches
         Aaron Tantleff, Partner, Foley & Lardner,, LLP
         Jeff Franklin, OCIO's Deputy Chief Information Officer
         Luke Dawson, Assistant Attorney General

ALJ Perspectives on Administrative Hearings Practice
           Sam Langholz, Chief Administrative Law Judge
           David Lindgren, Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judge
           Kristine Dreckman, Administrative Law Judge

Reply Briefs and Rebuttal Arguments:  Getting the Most Out of Having the Last Word
           Mary Tabor, Judge of the Iowa Court of Appeals

Mental Health for Lawyers; Pitfalls in Practice
            Lawrence Scanlon, Scanlon Law Offices, Inc.  

Post-Employment Issues
            Megan Tooker, Executive Director, Ethics and Campaign Disclosure

Parallel Proceedings   
        Wendell Harms, Ethics Counsel, Iowa Supreme Court Disciplinary Board


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