The Iowa Student Bar Association and Citizen Lawyer Program invite you to to celebrate the pro bono legal work and service contributions of Iowa Law students, faculty, staff, and alumni in conjunction with the Cady Day of Public Service on October 21 and the ABA's National Celebration of Pro Bono October 23-29. We invite you to take part in any or all of the following events:
Iowa State Bar Association Rule of Law Webinar - Friday, October 21 2:00-3:00 via Zoom (L&L event): The Iowa State Bar Association and Polk County Bar Association are co-sponsoring a free, virtual event that will explore how the rule of law provides opportunities to preserve our democracy and implement real change featuring these state bar leaders: President Henry Hamilton III; Diversity & Inclusiveness Chair Emily Chafa; President-Elect Ian Russell; and Vice President Melvin Shaw. Register for the meeting here. This event is designated as a Lawyers & Leaders event; please note your attendance by e-mailing email@example.com at the completion of the webinar.
Iowa Law Blood Drive - sign up Friday, October 21 9:00-2:00 in the BLB lobby: Stop by the lobby table to sign up for the Iowa Law blood drive which will take place November 10 in BLB. Sponsored by the Iowa Student Bar Association and Pro Bono Society Executive Board.
People's Law School Video Project - sign up online or October 21 9:00-2:00 in the BLB lobby; training Thursday, October 27 12:40-1:40 via Zoom: Law students can volunteer to assist in the review and development of video content for the Iowa State Bar Association's People's Law School. Volunteers will participate in a Zoom training meeting on Thursday, October 27 from 12:40-1:40 and then work with bar association members to develop new online legal resources for the public. The estimated time commitment is 3-5 hours over a 2-3 week period, including the training. Sign up in the BLB lobby on October 21 or register using this link by noon on October 25.
Service Appreciation Treats - Monday, October 24 11:30-2:00 in the BLB lobby: Stop by the Citizen Lawyer Program table during weekly lobby hours for a cookie as our way of saying "thank you" for your pro bono work and your community and institutional service! We also invite you to write a note sharing highlights or meaningful aspects of your service experiences.
Pro Bono Recognition Event - Wednesday, October 26 12:40-1:40 in 225 BLB (L&L event): Iowa State Bar Association Hon. President Henry Hamilton III and Iowa Student Bar Association Co-Presidents Sami Savala and Hugh Zehr will share remarks on the role of lawyers in society and the importance of public service. Following the remarks, we will recognize Spring 2022 Pro Bono Society members and participants in CLP Pro Bono Projects. Join us for a reception after the event! This event is designated as a Lawyers & Leaders event; please sign in at the event.
Happy Homecoming - Friday, October 28 11:00-2:00 in the BLB lobby: Our week concludes with University of Iowa Homecoming! Stop by the table to leave a message about what Iowa Law means to you for the homecoming parade this evening!
We look forward to celebrating with you! Please feel free to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.