Iowa Law's Lawyers & Leaders series offers programs to complement the traditional legal curriculum with workshops, lectures, and other programs that focus on pro bono traditions, leadership development, practical lawyer and life skills, and community issues. Attendance at one program each semester is one requirement for membership in the Pro Bono Society.


Representation Matters Black Lawyer Panel.  Monday, February 24, 12:40-1:40 pm (295 BLB)

Learn about the journey of Black lawyers excelling in the legal field. You will hear honest dialogue about these lawyers’ upbringing, their law school experience, and their emergence as lawyers. Co-sponsored with BLSA.


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Mindfulness for (Future) Lawyers. Monday, March 2, 12:30-1:40 pm (285 BLB)

Judge Fae Hoover will share research on mindfulness practices and their relevance in the legal profession.  


OWLSS Spring Conference. Tuesday, March 3, 12:30-2:00 pm (235 BLB)


The Organization for Women Law Students & Staff invites you to join them at their annual Spring Seminar. 


Salary Negotiations. Tuesday, March 24, 12:40-1:40 pm (235 BLB)

A panel of speakers will discuss their experience with negotiating salaries, what they found to be the best negotiation tactics, and give tips on how to successfully discuss salaries with employers. Co-sponsored with OWLSS & CSO.


Your Duty as a Lawyer: Be Conscious About Your Unconscious Bias!  Monday, April 20, 12:40-1:40 pm (285 BLB)

In this program, attorney Amy Reasner (’01) will explore the legal, ethical and moral duties you have as a lawyer to be aware of unconscious biases as an employer and as a practitioner. 


For more information, contact the Citizen Lawyer Program in 182 BLB or e-mail law-clp@uiowa.eduUpdated February 4, 2020.