Nick Critelli of Des Moines, an English Barrister, has become the first practicing American lawyer since 1919 to be designated a Master of the Bench of the Middle Temple Inn of Court. Barristers are admitted to the practice of law by their Inn of Court , which is also responsible for their training and […]
Congratulations! You’ve graduated from Law School, passed the Bar Examination and now you’re a real lawyer. But no one has taught you how to practice law. Now what are you going to do? CritelliLaw will help. Nick has recorded a series of videos called “Five Minute Ethics.” Log on, watch and give us your feedback. Remember if you need help, call us.
During his term on the Iowa Supreme Court’s Attorney Disciplinary Board, Tre Critelli had the opportunity to read thousands of complaints against Iowa lawyers. Many of them could have been avoided, or sanctions perhaps not imposed, if the attorneys had understood what their responsibilities had been and had fulfilled them…
As the March 2010 deadline approaches for submission of your 2009 CLE, we’ve posted the activity numbers and links to the Iowa Supreme Court site for all of our 2009 webinars. Click on the header for the info.
The November 10, 2009, e-Discovery was approved for 1 hour of State CLE (#63906) and we are awaiting federal certification. Click on the header to download the slideshow!
The Iowa Supreme Court has filed amendments to the Iowa Rules of Evidence. The new changes will become effective on June 1st. Critical changes have been made to IRE 502 concerning limitations placed on the waiver of attorney-client and work product privileges. In this video presentation Nick Critelli, past chair of the Iowa Rules of […]
Is the placement of a law firm logo on a T-shirt inconsistent with previous Iowa Formal Ethics Opinions and the Iowa Rules of Professional Conduct? Read the newest opinion of the ISBA Ethics Committee to find out.
Proposed new Rules of Professional Conduct After two years of study, the Iowa Supreme Court has proposed new Rules of Professional Conduct. For the last 30 years, we have been operating under the Iowa CODE of Professional Responsibility. Now it appears that we will switch to from the Code to the Rules. The Rules will […]