Rebekah Jalilian-Nosraty Volunteers at Expungement Clinic

May 24, 2022

Linn County, IowaWORKS, Iowa Legal Aid, and Advocates for Social Justice held the county’s fourth Expungement Clinic and Resource Fair on Saturday, April 30.

Nick AbouAssaly Relentless in Saving Historic Marion Church

May 2, 2022

After sustaining damage in Iowa’s 2020 derecho, the historic Methodist Church in Marion was written off by most, but not Nick AbouAssaly!

Chris Loftus to Present at IAJ Family Law Seminar

Mar 31, 2022

Loftus will present “Enforcement of Property Awards.” on April 7, 2022 via Zoom.

Erin Nathan Joins Iowa Legal Aid Foundation Board of Directors

Mar 24, 2022

Iowa Legal Aid’s mission is to provide critical legal assistance to low-income and vulnerable Iowans.

SPMB Welcomes Attorney Ryan Shellady

Mar 14, 2022

Ryan is a general litigation attorney with a focus in family law.

Nick AbouAssaly Gives Seventh State of the City Address

Mar 11, 2022

On Thursday, March 10, 2022, Marion Mayor Nick AbouAssaly gave his first in-person State of the City address since before the pandemic.

Mediation in Family Law Reduces Trials, Gives Litigants More Control

Feb 14, 2022

Attorney Matthew Brandes served as a contributor for an article published in the Cedar Rapids Gazette on February 4, 2022. Brandes shared perspective on how courts are attempting to speed up backlog by making mediation a mandatory first step in family law cases.

From Defending an Escaped Robber to Defeating a $110 Million Complaint, Steve Holtman Reminisces on 50 Years of Service

Jan 24, 2022

From his early days as a court appointed counsel to major wins in corporate litigation with $110 million at stake, Steve Holtman has distinguished himself with extensive knowledge of the law, persuasive and well-researched arguments, effective legal strategies, and strong values.

U.S. Supreme Court Releases its Ruling on OSHA ETS

Jan 13, 2022

The Court has stayed the OSHA ETS, meaning OSHA will not be able to enforce the ETS on vaccinations.

Drafting a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policy for your Company

Jan 4, 2022

"Drafting a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policy for your Company" offers steps to consider for a successful launch of a DEI policy, including evaluating current practices and training and offering tips own what should go into a DEI policy.


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