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Posts Tagged ‘ ethics ’

For Lawyers Only: Iowa Supreme Court Amends Rules of Evidence

Apr 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Professional Education

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 […]

For Lawyers Only: Ethics Opinion 09-01 (Use of Lawyer and Law Firm Name)

Apr 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Professional Education

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.

Rules of Conduct Tip #1

Apr 11th, 2005 | By | Category: Practice Notes

Be prepared! The Supreme Court is presently deliberating and will soon adopt new Rules (as compared to the present Code) of Professional Conduct. The Rules will present a signifiant change to the way we practice law. Most commentors focus on the Rules relating to client confidentiality or conflict of interest. However there are other changes […]

PRESS RELEASE: Iowa Supreme Court to adopt Model Rules

May 28th, 2004 | By | Category: Professional Education

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 […]