Event Detail

Iowa Paralegal Association 2023 Fall Seminar

Friday, September 29, 2023

You are cordially invited to attend and participate in the Iowa Paralegal Association's 2023 Fall Seminar to be held at

Kirkwood Coralville Campus, 2301 Oakdale Blvd, Coralville, IA


Hon. Susan Christensen

Chief Justice, Iowa Supreme Court



8:00 – 8:45a

Registration & Networking

Registration & Networking

8:45 – 9:00 a

President’s Introduction

President’s Introduction

9:00 – 9:50 a

Susan Christensen

Chief Justice – Iowa Supreme Court


Susan Christensen

Chief Justice – Iowa Supreme Court


10:00 – 10:50a

William T. McCullough

Attorney – McCullough Law Firm

Topic – Estate Planning

Mary Rose Shelley

Attorney – Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Topic – Medicaid Misconceptions

11:00 – 11:00a

Andrea Jaeger

Attorney – Keegan, Tindal & Jaeger

Topic – Federal procedure, gun laws & diversity

Dillon Malone

Iowa Title Guaranty 

Topic – ITG updates

12:00 – 1:00p



1:00p – 1:50p

Ericka Petersen

Litigation Director – Iowa Legal Aid

Topic – Challenges and Opportunities for Access to Equal Justice

Stephen B. Jackson, Jr.

United States Magistrate Judge – Southern District of Iowa

Topic - Federal Court Overview

2:00p – 2:50p

Jonathan Napier

Attorney – Brown Winick

Topic – Contract Drafting Demystifying

Edwin Haycraft

Social Worker – Veterans Administration

Adjunct Professor – University of Iowa

Topic – Veterans Justice Outreach Program

3:00p – 3:50p

Professor Emily Hughes – Iowa College of Law 

Topic – Ethics

Professor Emily Hughes – Iowa College of Law 

Topic – Ethics

Please be sure to check back for additions to our listing! 

COVID-19 Safety: Please follow CDC guidelines.

SEMINAR MATERIALS: This seminar is paperless. Any materials related to the sessions listed above, as well as joining instructions, will be sent via e-mail prior to the event. Please include an e-mail address when registering for this event. IPA members, please make sure we have your most up-to-date e-mail address.

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION CREDIT: IPA is working on approval for attorney and paralegal CLE credit by the NALA Certifying Board, and the Iowa Supreme Court Commission of Continuing Legal Education.  An announcement regarding the assignment of credits will be made at or following the seminar and will appear in the Original Notice newsletter.

IPA 2023 Fall Seminar prices are as follows:

$100 Members          $150 Non-Members          $25 Students

IPA Members receive discounted seminar fees and many other benefits.  If you would like to become a member, please contact the IPA 2nd Vice President-Membership Director at membership@iowaparalegal.org for more information and/or click here to join today!

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Each seminar, attendees are invited to contribute to a sponsored charity. This fall, IPA is pleased to announce our support of the Iowa Legal Aid Foundation.

Iowa Legal Aid is a nonprofit organization providing critical legal assistance to low-income and vulnerable Iowans who have nowhere else to turn.

Along with volunteer lawyers throughout the state, Iowa Legal Aid helps the legal system work for those who cannot afford help with legal issues.

The Iowa Legal Aid Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation and has been determined to be tax exempt by the Internal Revenue Service. Donations to the Iowa Legal Aid Foundation are tax deductible.