IAJ's Criminal Defense & Family Law Trial Lawyers Conference April 19 & 20, 2018 at the Coralville Marriott


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The Iowa Association for Justice Trial Lawyers Conference brings our Criminal Law and Family Law Seminars together in one venue, running concurrently across the hall from one another.

Scroll through our program and speaker line-up for both seminars, and all conference information in our brochure by clicking here.

Pay one registration fee and attend any presentation at either seminar. Rates depend on your membership status with IAJ. Members who belong to either the IAJ Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers Section or the Family Law List Serve will receive the best rate. You can join IAJ, the Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers Section, or the Family Law List Serve with your mailed registration. (If you choose the rate for Family Law List Serve subscribers you will be added to that list serve automatically if not already subscribed. The Family Law List Serve is only available to dues paying IAJ members.)

CLE Hours (applied for): Criminal Law = 11 CLE hours; Family Law = 10 CLE hours; Both = 1 CLE hour ETHICS

Registration: Your registration will be processed within 48 hours of completion. Early Bird registration rates are available through April 4. Those who have paid 2018 IAJ dues, or who join IAJ before or at the conference, are eligible for the member rate.

Food: Your seminar registration entitles you to attend lunch on Thursday at no additional charge. Breakfast is provided on Friday morning, snack food during all breaks, and water, pop, and coffee throughout the conference.

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 printed materials, but they must be ordered upon registration to ensure availability.

Extracurricular Activities: There is a Trial Lawyers Happy Hour Thursday evening, followed by a private guided Brewery Tour. You are invited and encouraged to join us at any and all of these activities.

Case Workshop: Request a practice area expert to spend an hour, one-on-one at the seminar, talking through a case. This service is free to IAJ members. For questions, or to sign up, contact IAJ at info@iowajustice.org.


This program has been approved for credit in the following jurisdiction(s):

Iowa Office of Professional Regulation - CLE

Credit has been approved with the Iowa Office of Professional Regulation - CLE for 1.00 Ethics credit and 11.00 General credits.


Coralville Marriott, 300 E 9th St, Coralville, IA 52241

A guest room block has been reserved at the Coralville Marriott for the nights of April 18 & 19. To access IAJ’s guest room block rate of $119.00, book your room by April 4. Click here to make a room reservation or call the hotel directly (319-688-4000). To receive the discounted room rate you must indicate that you are attending the IAJ Trial Lawyers Conference.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will be accepted through April 11, 2018.

Cancellations subject to a $25 administrative fee. Requests for cancellations cannot be honored after April 11, but materials will be mailed or a substitute may attend. Nonmembers substituting for a member must pay the difference in price at the door.