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

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










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)








Seventh judicial District Blood Drive

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Room 258 Scott County Courthouse

Call Darla Ramirez for an appointment 326-8783







Scott County Bar Association

2014 Fall Golf Outing

Thursday September 11, 2014

Palmer Hills Golf Course

Tee Times start at 12:02pm - limit 40 players

$45 per person for golf, cart, and prizes


Social Hour at 5:00pm with beer and hors d'ourves

Buffet Dinner to follow - $20 per person


Register by September 5, 2014


Registration form and information









Cepican CLE Program

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

More Information When Available








EDMS is coming and the Clerk's Office will periodically

close early for training.  The schedule for early closings

is included in the supervisory order entered

June 27, 2014 by Chief Judge Greve

Please make note of these dates


Supervisory Order 2014-04










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
4/24/2014 Examination of Witnesses 141409 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




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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