Event Detail

Iowa Paralegal Association 2024 Spring Seminar

Friday, May 10, 2024

You are cordially invited to attend and participate in the Iowa Paralegal Association's 2024 Spring Seminar to be held at

DMACC - Urban Campus

1100 7th Avenue, Des Moines Iowa



Dr. Roxann Ryan


8:00 – 8:45a

Registration & Networking - Continental Breakfast

Registration & Networking - Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 a

President’s Introduction

President’s Introduction

9:00 – 9:50 a

Dr. Roxann Ryan

Crisis Response, Trauma, and Resilience

Dr. Roxann Ryan

Crisis Response, Trauma, and Resilience

10:00 – 10:50a

David Fautsch

Deadlines and Templates: Making Everyone’s Life Easier

Joel S. Hjelmaas

Basics of Estate Planning and Elder Law

11:00 – 11:50a

Laura Schultes

Employment Law

Franz Becker

Criminal Law

12:00 – 1:00p

Luncheon – IPA Mid-Year Meeting

Luncheon – IPA Mid-Year Meeting

1:00p – 1:50p

Doug Struyk and Jenny Dorman

Legislative Updates

Edwin Haycraft

Veterans Issues: An Emerging Criminal Justice & Mental Health Response

2:00p – 2:50p

Brad Beaman

Litigation Construction Law

Jordan Reed

Worker's Comp

3:00p – 3:50p

Malychi Manon-Sosa


Maychi Manon-Sosa


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 2024 Spring 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 President at membership@iowaparalegal.org for more information and/or click here to join today!

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Thank you to our sponsors!

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