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Iowa Lawyer Magazine
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The Iowa Lawyer, our flagship magazine, is free online or in print to ISBA members as part of their annual dues. The magazine informs members on issues, events and developments in the law specific to Iowa that impact their practices and their lives as attorneys.

Current Issue: May/June 2015

Inside this Issue:  
  • Professionalism and philanthropy – Scherle
  • President’s letter: A presidential farewell – Feller
  • ISBA President-elect Bruce Walker: Championing
    engagement – Sipes
  • Nebraska admissions rules change not affecting most Iowa Applicants
  • What a financial expert wants from legal counsel – Frankel
  • Ag Law attorneys and others discuss needs, opportunities for family farm succession – Boeckman
  • Iowa’s garnishment statute receives update
    effective July 1 – Stanger
  • ATJ Spotlight: West Des Moines Church hosts weekly
    Hispanic legal clinic – Toresdahl
  • Trial notebooks using Microsoft OneNote – Detlie
  • Workplace privacy law in Iowa – Ella
  • Thoughts for the young lawyer on community service – Chesser
  • Mentoring leads to years of civic involvement
  • History of community service and pride in it should keep
    lawyers volunteering
  • “Raise the Bar” campaign made headquarters ownership dream a reality – Hanson

In Briefs:

  • Newly admitted ceremony April 23
  • Iowa Association of Administrative law Judges elects officers
  • ISBA International Law Section hosts peer-to-peer dialogue
  • YLD collecting books for children

Click here for Iowa Lawyer Archives


The Iowa Lawyer magazine is the official publication of The Iowa State Bar Association. The magazine contains feature articles on the law, reviews of legal developments, interviews with well known leaders in the legal community, legislative updates, views from the bench, history of the bar, profiles, CLE schedules and announcements and reviews of ISBA programs and events. The Iowa Lawyer magazine is published bi-monthly with two special editions in April and August.

All current members of the ISBA receive the Iowa Lawyer Magazine as a member benefit. If you are registered as a guest or are a non-member of the ISBA and would like to receive the Iowa Lawyer Magazine, the price per year is $40. To purchase a subscription,  click here

Contact the Editor

Please submit comments, letters to the editor, articles, photos or reprint permission requests to the Communications Department at, or call 515-697-7898 with any questions regarding submissions. Contact information should be included with emailed submissions. The ISBA reserves the right to refuse any submission, but will take all submissions into consideration for future publication.

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For Display Advertising Rates: See the rate card below or contact Alex Larson 515-238-4406,, or write: The Iowa Lawyer, Larson Enterprises, 909 50th St., West Des Moines, IA 50265.

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