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Scott County Bar Association
1900 East 54th Street
Davenport, Iowa
52807

Phone:
(563) 326-4491
Fax:
(563) 326-4498

 

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Law Day 2016

jointly sponsored by

Bar Associations of Rock Island County, Illinois and Scott County, Iowa

 

Miranda-More Than Words

 

Guest speaker will be former Congressman Jim Leach

currently a Visiting Professor of Law and Senior Scholar at the University of Iowa College of Law.

Monday May 2, 2016

  iWireless Center

1201 River Drive, Moline, Illinois

Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m.

with lunch being served at 11:45 a.m.

             Registration and more information

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Coming to Davenport

 

 

Iowa State Bar Association

 

and the

 

Iowa Judges Association

 

present

 

Annual Bench-Bar Conference

 

May 4 - May 6, 2016

 

Davenport, Iowa

 

Hotel Blackhawk

 

Reception at Figge Art Museum

and

many other Activities

 

Co-Chairmen

Justice Tom Waterman

Matthew G. Novak

 

Link to Registration and Agenda

http://www.iowabar.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=690615&group

 

8.25 CLE hours, including 1 ethics

 

 


 

 

Illowa Partnership for Philanthropic Planning

presents

Martin Shenkman – “Future of Estate Planning:

Practical Ideas on Aging Clients, Financial

Planning, Drafting, and More”

 

 

Monday, May 16, 2016

8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

The Figge Art Museum – John Deere Auditorium

225 W 2nd St

Davenport, IA 52801

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for registration. Coffee and pastries will be provided.

Cost for programs is FREE for IPPP members and FREE for Quad City

Estate Planning Council members.

Non-members are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

Please register by contacting Trista Foster via email at

TFoster@northwestbank.com or by calling 563-388-2558 by NOON on

Thursday, May 12. NO REGRETS PLEASE.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Upcoming Cepican CLE Event

SPONSORED BY:

Scott County Bar Association

June 8, 2016

Rogalski Center - St. Ambrose University

TOPICS, AGENDA AND

CLE CREDIT INFORMATION TO FOLLOW

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism

Rock Island County Bar Association

present

Talkin’ Bout My Generation

June 10, 2016

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Western Illinois University-Quad Cities Room 111

Mark Palmer, Professionalism Counsel

 

1.5 hours of Professionalism CLE Credit

More information to follow. Contact Carrie Clark

cclark@mcfe-law.com with questions.

 

Information and registration

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott County Bar Association

 

presents

 

A Night at the Ball Park

 

June 30, 2016

Tickets to be subsidized by the Association

Admission $8 per person

includes buffet dinner

Reservations Required

for more information

or to make a reservation contact

Lynne Jasper 563-332-8181 or

lynne.jasperlaw@qwestoffice.net

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

COURTHOUSE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

 

Effective immediately due to 1st Floor work

 

JUVENILE COURT MOVES TO 3RD FLOOR

IN COURTROOM #7

 

CRIMINAL COURT remains on the 1st floor

but will relocate as needed to space available

 

Judge's  Chambers will be affected so contact

Theresa or Tami if you need to get in touch

with Judge Christine Dalton, Cheryl Traum or Mark Fowler

or use their email addressed using the following convention:

firstname.lastname@iowacourts.gov

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Associate Court Schedule Change

 

Possession of Controlled Substances Pretrial Conferences

Changed from Wednesdays at 1:30PM

to

Tuesdays at 2:00PM

Effective August 25, 2015 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Scott County Bar Association

2015 Dues now payable

 

Please pay your dues by July 31, 2015

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

New Associate Court Form

Combined Written Plea of Guilty,

Consent to Waive Presence and

Waiver of Motion in Arrest of Judgment

 

 

Word or Fillable PDF

 

 

If you do use this form, you must EDMS file it under WRPG

(Waiver of Rights and Plea of Guilty)

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

EDMS the 7th Judicial District

 

EDMS for Criminal Cases is LIVE

Judge Greve Memo on Initial Appearance Procedure Changes

 

EDMS for Juvenile Cases is LIVE

EDMS for CIVIL Cases is LIVE

 

 

 

Bulletin on Scheduling and Continuances under EDMS

 

Bulletin on Dissolution Stipulations and Decrees under EDMS

 

Filing Acceptance of Service in EDMS

 

Withdrawing in EDMS Cases

 

Procedures for Submission of Stipulations in DOM cases in EDMS

 

REMINDER:
 

Order Hour is still alive and well:  check local rules
 

Attorneys must come to Order Hour for the following types of orders:

        Ex-parte injunctions
        Opening estates, appointing administrators, etc. (if the clerk cannot sign)
        Final reports on estates
        Attorney fee requests on estates
        Conservator and Guardian initial, annual and final reports
        Rules to Show Cause

 

 

 


 

 

 

Taxes have now been certified (as of 8-14-2015)

 

 

2014-2015 Percentage Adjustment

for County/Davenport

Taxes is 58-42

(unchanged from last year)

 

Remember that 2015-2016 is a Leap Year with 366 days

 

 

 


 

 

 

Administrative Order 2014-08

 

Changes to Guilty Plea and Judgment and Sentencing Orders

 

Revised Guilty Plea form in PDF or Word

 

Revised Judgment and Sentencing form in PDF or Word

 

 

These forms should be used effective immediately

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

The Scott County Bar Association

is starting a list service discussion group.

Members may join the group by asking to be added

to the group.   For the time being, all request to be added

to the list will be accepted.  After an appropriate time period

access to the list will be restricted to members on the list at

that time and additions will require an invitation.

 The link for the discussion group is:

 

 

https://groups.google.com/d/forum/scott-county-bar-association?hl=en

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Memorandum on Changes in

 

Associate District Procedures in Scott County

 

and new court compliance procedures now required in all cases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

CLE Information on Bar Sponsored Events for 2013-2015

 

Date of Program  Program Topic/Description Activity Number CLE Hours/ Ethics
4/26/2013 Elder Law 108072 6.0 / 1.0 / 3.5 Federal
5/9/2013 Family Law Child Custody Procedures Update 109966 1.0 / 1.0
9/3/2013

Proposed Changes to the Iowa Rules of Civil Procedure

117282 1.0 / 0.0
10/14/2013 Patricia Rhodes Cepican CLE Series 118107 6.0 / 1.0
11/11/2013 Patricia Rhodes Cepican CLE Series 117150 7.0 / 1.0 / 2.834 Federal
12/13/2013 Last Chance CLE 122114 6.75 / 1.0 / 3.0 Federal
1/30/2014 Assessing a Criminal Case 127110 1.0 / 0.0
2/27/2014 Voir Dire and Jury Selection 128833 1.0 / 0.0
3/27/2014 Opening Statements 136331 1.0 / 0.0
4/07/2014 4th Annual Equal Justice Summit 130939 6.0 / 1.0
4/24/2014 Examination of Witnesses 141409 1.0 / 0.0
5/15/2014 Lean In: The Importance of Mentoring in Law Practice and in Fostering Diversity on the Bench 141709 1.0 / /0.0
5/29/2014 Closing Arguments 145029 1.0 / /0.0
7/31/2014 Family Wellness Court 151802 1.0 / 0.0
8/28/2014 Lawyers in Need of Assistance 155985 1.0 / 1.0
9/25/2014 Initial Consultation with Family Law Client 160411 1.0 / 0.0
10/30/2014 Temporary Matters in Family Law 164811 1.0 / 0.0
11/11/2014 Cepican CLE Series - Veterans' Day Seminar 161650 6.5 / 0.0
11/14/2014 Rock Island County Bar Association 2014 Fall Seminar 166775 5.0 / 1.0
11/21/2014 Juvenile Law Seminar 167056 3.0 / 0.00
12/19/2014 Last Chance CLE Seminar 172676 6.25 / 1.5
01/22/2015 EDMS Refresher 173329 1.0 / 0.0
05/22/2015 DataMaster DMT 190294 1.0 / 0.0

 


 

Updated Family Law Forms and Orders

 

Updated Associate Court Forms

New Associate Court Procedures

Pleas and Sentencings

 

 


Link to Trial Setting Conference and other court forms


 

Overview on new Illinois Mandatory CLE Requirements

 

 


 

UPCOMING ASSOCIATION EVENTS

 

 

For changes in protocols for the Wednesday Domestic Abuse hearings please review the memo from Judge Alpers.
Felony Written Arraignment Forms as approved by the district court.  Click here.
Committee Assignments are updated on this site.  Go there
   



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