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

(563) 326-4491
(563) 326-4498











The Seventh Judicial District

The Initial Consultation with a Family Law Client

Scott County Courthouse, 3rd Floor

Courtroom #3 or #4 depending on availability

September 25, 2014 from NOON to 1:00p.m (Bring your own lunch)


1 Hour Iowa CLE











Cepican CLE Program

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

More Information When Available








Materials from Hugh Grady presentation

Lawyers in Need of Assistance

CLE on August 28, 2014











in connection with the Caring Cities Campaign

Training to assist unaccompanied minors in immigration

proceedings will be offered for volunteer pro-bono attorneys

CLE credit is anticipated and it should be rewarding pro-bono work

Dates and time to be announced


the faculty will include:

Stella Burch Elias, Associate Professor, University of Iowa College of Law

Bram T.B. Elias, Visiting Associate Professor, University of Iowa College of Law

Dan Vondra, Partner, Cole and Vondra LLP

For more information and to register for a session in your area, please contact Nora Dvorak (dvoraknp@aol.com) or Stephanie Lynch (stephanie-Iynch@uiowa.edu).


Informational Flyer













Scott County Bar Association

2014 Dues now payable


Please pay your dues by July 31, 2014










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









Beginning on the following dates, all new Scott County

Court filings will be required to be filed electronically:

          Criminal Court - October 14, 2014

          Juvenile Court - October 28, 2014

          Civil Court - November 12, 2014

In preparation for this deadline, the Iowa Judicial Branch would like to invite attorneys and their staff to attend one of the Chapter 16 sessions listed below. By attending one of these sessions, you will learn more about the eFiling project, new rules covering Chapter 16, and get your questions answered about Iowa's EDMS (Electronic Document Management System).

ATTORNEY CHAPTER 16 RULES & PROCEDURES: (3 CLE credits are given to attorneys attending a session.)


            Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

            Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

            Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

            Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

            Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please RSVP for this training iowacourts.efiling@iowacourts.gov before August 29th. Please include Name, Firm Name, Phone Number, Email Address and Session for each attendee.




(Times when the Clerk of Court or Court Administration

will be closed or not available due to EDMS training)


Supervisory Order 2014-04











Cepican CLE Program

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

More Information When Available







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:















Memorandum on Changes in


Associate District Procedures in Scott County


and new court compliance procedures now required in all cases














Materials from Proposed Dual Track Civil Litigation System CLE

September 3, 2013

1 Hour CLE - Activity No. 117282











CLE Information on Bar Sponsored Events for 2013-2014


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

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



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




2012-2013 Percentage Adjustment for County/Davenport

Taxes is 59-41

(unchanged from last year)







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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