IAJ's 47th Annual Convention - Virtual Event




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THERE IS STILL TIME TO REGISTER FOR THE IAJ ANNUAL CONVENTION.

IAJ's November Annual Convention is one of the most anticipated CLE seminars in Iowa, now entirely online. Your login credentials will be sent to you shortly after registering. If you happen to miss a presentation during this live-streamed event, don't worry, all available session recordings will be sent to registrants the week after Convention.

Check out the top 5 reasons to sign up for the Annual Convention right away:
#1: Get your entire year's CLE hours in one event!
#2: Attend from your home or office for first time ever!
#3: Best value in our 47 year history!
#4: More networking opportunities than ever before with virtual platform!
#5: Best trial lawyer content in Iowa!  

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT WHEN ATTENDING ONLINE:

You will experience a live video feed of each presenter and will have the ability to:

  • Ask questions of presenters;
  • Engage with convention exhibitors and sponsors;
  • Chat with fellow trial lawyer attendees;
  • Access all presentation material online at any time;
  • Attend IAJ's Annual Convention from any device.

Circumstances outside of our control caused IAJ to change our original plans to allow for limited in-person attendance.

THURSDAY'S ANNUAL CONVENTION AGENDA INCLUDES:

Building a Better Demand Letter with Rob Conklin, West Des Moines
Evidence-Based Causation in Traffic Crash-Related Litigation: From Whiplash to Wrongful Death with Michael D. Freeman, Ph.D., Portland, OR
ETHICS: Professional and Ethical Tips for Lawyers with Justice Matthew McDermott, Iowa Supreme Court
Appealing to the "New" Iowa Supreme Court with Janece Valentine, Fort Dodge; and Jessica Zupp, Denison
ETHICS: Attorney Disciplinary Board Claims: A Clear-Eyes Analysis with Katie Ervin Carlson, West Des Moines
Maximizing Your Damages From Complaint to Trial with Bruce Braley, Denver
How the Agency and District Courts are Interpreting the 2017 Workers' Compensation Law Changes with Emily Anderson, Cedar Rapids; and David Stamp, Waterloo

FRIDAY'S ANNUAL CONVENTION AGENDA INCLUDES:

Trials Update with Chad Swanson, Waterloo
Medical Aspects of TBI with Dr. Shawn Spooner, Urbandale
Identifying With and Understanding Conservative Jurors with Lisa Blue, Dallas, TX
What to Do When Your Client Calls at 2:00 AM With a Criminal Law Issue with Tom Farnsworth, Iowa City; and Nina Forcier, Waterloo
The Role of Foreseeability with Jim Fitzsimmons, Mason City
Legal and Proof Aspects of TBI with Bruce Stern, Lawrenceville, NJ
Opening Statements with Karen Roberts, Tyler, TX
Effective Settlement Strategies and Negotiations from the Defense Perspective with Amy Beck, Johnston, Moderator; Erika Bauer, Des Moines; Maggie Hanson, Des Moines; and Melissa Schilling, Des Moines
Legislative Changes with Lisa Davis-Cook, West Des Moines, Moderator; Nate Borland, West Des Moines; and Eashaan Vajpeyi, Waterloo

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
CLE Hours:
15 CLE hours including 2 Ethics hours (applied for).
Registration: Those who have paid 2020 IAJ dues, or who join IAJ before or at the convention, are eligible for the member rate. Please use a separate registration form for each registrant.
Seminar Materials: All seminar materials will be accessible online immediately prior to and during the convention at no charge to registrants. Registrants may also purchase a standard seminar book, but it must be ordered upon registration to ensure availability.

Location

ACCESS ALL SESSIONS ON IAJ'S ONLINE VIRTUAL PLATFORM

The Annual Convention is online using our new virtual platform located at https://IowaJustice.eventowl.net 

Your username and password for the virtual platform will be emailed to you shortly after registering.  Look for an email from "Event Owl Admin" using the email address support@eventowl.net. If you don’t see that email please check your spam/junk folder.  If you do not find them, email info@iowajustice.org to request that your login credentials be resent.  

The virtual platform will enhance your convention experience and makes it easy to find agenda items, individual presentation materials, info about speakers, a list of attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors.  In addition you’ll get to chat with attendees and exhibitors throughout the convention and easily share contact information with colleagues and new contacts.


Sponsors

IAJ 2020 Annual Sponsors