Iowa Attorney General

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 held Friday, October 21, 2016, in the Wallace Building Auditorium.   It was approved for the following credits:  Iowa Credit (6.25); Ethics Credit (1.5); Federal Credit (2.25) [Activity No. 246392]

If you have any questions, contact Cathy White at or 515-281-3349.  

To view the agenda or the speakers' materials that have been submitted, click on the links below:


Appellate Civil Case Review
          Jeff Thompson, Solicitor General

Perspectives from the Bench -- Professionalism & Ethics in the Courtroom
          Chief Judge Arthur Gamble, Iowa District Court for Polk County
          U.S. Magistrate Judge Helen Adams, Southern District of Iowa
          Assistant Attorney General Emily Willits, Moderator

Oral Arguments/Brief Writing
          Justice Thomas D. Waterman, Iowa Supreme Court

Ethics of Working with Pro Se Litigants &
Administrative Law Practice Pointers

          Jordan Esbrook, Assistant Attorney General
          Meghan Gavin, Assistant Attorney General
          Laura Lockard, Administrative Law Judge

Civil Procedures -- Rules Update on Initial Disclosures and Expedited Civil Action
          Greg Lederer, Lederer Weston Craig, PLC

E-Discovery:  Best Practices and the 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules
          Max Miller, Assistant Attorney General
          Brad Horn, Assistant Attorney General

Boilerplate Provisions in Settlement Agreements
          Lisa Reel Schmidt, Assistant Attorney General

Deadlines in the Age of EDMS
          Michelle Rabe, Assistant Attorney General

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