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News & Events Archive

CFPB's New Prepaid Rule Effective as of April 1, 2019April 11, 2019

Brandes and Kinkead to Present at Iowa Association for Justice Family Law SeminarApril 8, 2019

Paul Morf Joins Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation Board of DirectorsApril 2, 2019

Alexandria Ransom Published in USLAW MagazineMarch 29, 2019

Department of Labor Issues New Proposed Overtime RuleMarch 13, 2019

Crystal Pound to Serve as Judge for Jessup International Moot Court CompetitionFebruary 25, 2019

Lynn Hartman Joins the National Association of Bond LawyersFebruary 7, 2019

AbouAssaly Gives 25th Annual Marion State of the City AddressFebruary 1, 2019

Morf and AbouAssaly Recognized at Linn County Bar Association EventJanuary 25, 2019

Paul Morf Elected Board President of the Iowa Academy of Trust & Estate CounselJanuary 17, 2019

Kyle Wilcox to Present on Special Needs Trusts at the Arc of East Central IowaJanuary 7, 2019

Nick AbouAssaly Honored as CBJ Most Influential of 2018December 28, 2018

Gail Brashers-Krug to Participate in Next Week's ISBA Diversity SeminarDecember 14, 2018

Kyle Wilcox to Present at Iowa State Bar Association's Bloethe Tax SchoolDecember 4, 2018

Travis Schroeder to Present at Business Succession SeminarNovember 30, 2018

Paul Morf to Speak at the Heart of America Fellows InstituteNovember 26, 2018

Lynn Hartman to Present at Iowa Bankers Association Peer Group EventNovember 15, 2018

Honoring our Veterans!November 11, 2018

SPMB Recognized by Clients and Peers in 33 Practice Areas in 2019 "Best Law Firms"November 1, 2018

Nick AbouAssaly Participates in America Reads ActivitiesOctober 26, 2018

Kyle Wilcox to Present at Iowa Academy of Trust and Estate Counsel Annual MeetingOctober 24, 2018

Travis Schroeder Accepted Into Heart of America Fellows InstituteOctober 15, 2018

Scott Strauss Appointed Chair of Salvation Army Advisory BoardOctober 10, 2018

Alexandria Ransom to Present at Junior Chamber Annual MeetingOctober 5, 2018

Construction Week Kicks-Off Today!October 1, 2018

Employment Background Checks: An Update to Your FormsSeptember 24, 2018

Lynn Hartman to Present at USLAW In-House Counsel ForumSeptember 19, 2018

Erin Nathan Elected to ISBA Board of GovernorsSeptember 12, 2018

Attorney Paul Morf to Present on Charitable Giving Tax LawsSeptember 10, 2018

Michael Kaufmann Joins Simmons Perrine Moyer BergmanSeptember 4, 2018

Crystal Pound Elected President of the Linn Law ClubAugust 30, 2018

32 Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America® 2019August 24, 2018

10 Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman Attorneys Listed as "Lawyer of the Year" (2019 Edition)August 17, 2018

Roger Stone Included in Top 10: Iowa Super Lawyers List for Fifth TimeAugust 12, 2018

Attorney Paul Morf to Present at Iowa State Professional Advisor ConferenceAugust 9, 2018

Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman Estate Planning Practice Recognized in Chambers HNWAugust 3, 2018

40 Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman Attorneys Recognized by Super LawyersJuly 27, 2018

Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman Pacesetter for United WayJuly 16, 2018

Congress Rolls Back Dodd-Frank RegulationsJune 25, 2018

Attorney Matthew Brandes Recognized at the Iowa Supreme Court's Honors LuncheonJune 21, 2018

Crystal Pound Graduates from Iowa City Leadership ProgramJune 12, 2018

Matt Brandes and Jacob Koller to Present at ISBA Annual ConferenceJune 7, 2018

Summer Agriculture Law Webinar SeriesJoin Us!

Neuerburg Joins Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLCMay 16, 2018

Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Seven SPMB AttorneysMay 3, 2018

May 1st is National Law Day!May 1, 2018

Brian Fagan to Present at Iowa Tourism Leadership InstituteApril 6, 2018

Crystal Pound to serve as project leader for Bridge ProgramApril 4, 2018

2018 Employment Law SeminarJoin Us!

Carrie Thompson Receives AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®March 19, 2018

SPMB Attorneys Participate in Read Across America Day!March 2, 2018

Tax Update: IRA Charitable DistributionsFebruary 19, 2018

Travis Schroeder Joins SPMB Board of DirectorsFebruary 2, 2018

AbouAssaly Gives Marion State of the City AddressJanuary 26, 2018

Cavanaugh, Jensen and Nelson Become Members of SPMBJanuary 9, 2018

2018 Federal Tax Act Update: Changes to Estate Tax, Gift Tax, and the Generation-Skipping Transfer TaxDecember 27, 2017

AbouAssaly Listed Among Most Influential People in the CorridorDecember 18, 2017

Pending Tax Law Changes: Year-End PlanningDecember 7, 2017

Attorney Kyle Wilcox to Speak on Special Needs Trusts Jan. 9December 6, 2017

Charitable Gift Strategy Seminar - Cedar RapidsNovember 21, 2017

Collaborative Lawyers of Eastern Iowa Gather at SPMBNovember 9, 2017

SPMB Recognized by Clients and Peers in 29 Practice Areas in 2018 "Best Law Firms"November 7, 2017

Important Modification to the Nation's Chapter 12 Farm Bankruptcy LawsOctober 30, 2017

Strauss Appointed Vice-Chair of Cedar Rapids Salvation Army Advisory BoardOctober 25, 2017

Shipman and Holtman Recognized as Local Litigation StarsOctober 10, 2017

Employment Law Risk Management SeminarOctober 6, 2017

Hartman and Gibson to Present at ACC Seminar FridayOctober 4, 2017

Planning for Success: Charitable Gift Strategy SeminarOctober 2, 2017

SPMB Welcomes Associate Attorney Alexandria RansomSeptember 29, 2017

Lynn Hartman to Co-Host USLAW In-House Counsel ForumSeptember 21, 2017

SPMB Private Wealth Law Receives Band 1 Rating in Chambers HNWMorf, Bogguss and Wilcox Recognized

Paul Morf to Present at Professional Advisor ConferenceAugust 30, 2017

Crystal Pound and Jared Knight Join Linn Law Club BoardAugust 24, 2017

8 SPMB Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" in Cedar RapidsAugust 15, 2017

Holtman, Stone and Lam Recognized In Top 10: Iowa Super Lawyers 2017August 10, 2017

31 SPMB Attorneys Make 2017 Super Lawyers ListAugust 9, 2017

Crystal Pound Selected for Iowa City Leadership ProgramAugust 3, 2017

Iowa Ag Mortgage Foreclosures and Related Issues WebinarJuly 18, 2017

Iowa has Changed its Statute of Repose Regarding Construction ClaimsJuly 13, 2017

Iowa Supreme Court Orders New Trial for Homeland EnergyJune 26, 2017

Chambers USA 2017 Recognizes Seven SPMB AttorneysJune 2, 2017

Kyle Wilcox Receives "AV" Rating from Martindale-HubbellMay 31, 2017

SPMB Presents Employment Law SeminarMay 19, 2017

Paul Morf Presents at Annual Chicago Farmers MeetingMay 10, 2017

Hektoen Attends Advanced Commercial Leasing InstituteMay 9, 2017

Join SPMB at EntreFEST Thursday and Friday!May 4, 2017

Happy National Law Day!May 1, 2017

Brandes and Kinkead to Present on Ethics at Marriage and Family Therapy ConferenceApril 11, 2017

Join Us at EntreFEST in May!April 10, 2017

Cavanaugh and Jensen to Present on Succession PlanningApril 7, 2017

Crystal Pound to Share Work Experiences with Law StudentsApril 3, 2017

Kids First Fundraiser Slated for April 27March 28, 2017

Rae Kinkead to Present at Family Law SeminarMarch 22, 2017

2017 Employment Law Update and LuncheonMarch 21, 2017

Hartman Accepts New Board Position with USLAW NetworkMarch 8, 2017

SPMB Attorneys Read to Over 200 Students!March 3, 2017

Crystal Pound to Judge Jessup Moot Court CompetitionFebruary 14, 2017

Fagan to Present on FMLA and ADAFebruary 2, 2017

AbouAssaly Gives State of the City AddressJanuary 27, 2017

Shipman and Holtman Recognized as Local Litigation StarsJanuary 24, 2017

Chad Brakhahn Becomes Newest Member of SPMBJanuary 16, 2017

Paul Gamez Joins USLAW Network Practice Group BoardDecember 28, 2016

SPMB Welcomes Attorney Abram CarlsDecember 20, 2016

Iowa Engineering Society: Continuing Education SeminarDecember 13, 2016

Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Halts Implementation of New White Collar Overtime RegulationsNovember 23, 2016

Year-End Banking and Finance Law WebinarTuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

Construction Contract SeminarNext Week!

SPMB Recognized in 25 Practice Areas in 2017 "Best Law Firms"November 9, 2016

Eric Lam to Speak at Fall Business Law CLE Program FridayNovember 8, 2016

Erin Nathan to Present at ACC Seminar FridayNovember 7, 2016

SPMB Kicks-Off 2016 United Way CampaignOctober 31, 2016

Brandes to Speak at ISBA Family Law Seminar FridayOctober 27, 2016

Join Us! Conservation Legacy Opportunities SeminarPermanent land protection & estate gifts

Planning for the Best Seminar Next Week!October 21, 2016

Hatala Named Best Lawyers® 2017 Cedar Rapids Litigation-Construction "Lawyer of the Year"October 19, 2016

Lenders Become Subject to a Substantial Expansion of the Military Lending ActOctober 4, 2016

SPMB Home Office Accessible MondaySeptember 30, 2016

Loftus Published in USLAW MagazineSeptember 30, 2016

SPMB Welcomes Attorneys Crystal Pound and Jared KnightSeptember 22, 2016

Brian Fagan to Present on Mental Illness in the WorkplaceSeptember 12, 2016

Kleiman Named Best Lawyers® 2017 Cedar Rapids Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year"September 8, 2016

Scholer Named Best Lawyers® 2017 Cedar Rapids Mergers and Acquisitions Law "Lawyer of the Year"August 29, 2016

SPMB Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017August 15, 2016

Team SPMB/Spotix Pulls 757 Cargo Jet to a Close Second PlaceAugust 12, 2016

Holtman, Stone and Lam Included in Top 10 Iowa Super LawyersJuly 18, 2016

34 SPMB Attorneys Make 2016 Super Lawyers ListJuly 18, 2016

Brandes and Gutz Recognized for Pro Bono ServiceJuly 15, 2016

Join Erin Nathan: New Department of Labor Overtime Regulations SeminarJuly 6, 2016

SPMB Seeking Experienced Estate Planning AttorneyJuly 1, 2016

Stensland to Present at Corporate Counsel ForumMay 31, 2016

Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Nine SPMB AttorneysMay 31, 2016

Supreme Court Rules CRST "Prevailed" in its DefenseMay 20, 2016

May 17th - Department of Labor Announces Final Rule on the White Collar Overtime ExemptionsMay 18, 2016

Addressing Issues of Retirement PlanningMay 16, 2016

Banking Mergers & Acquisitions WebinarBy: Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC and Lawrence Advisory Services

SPMB Pays Tribute to Attorneys in Iowa Women’s Foundation PublicationMay 10, 2016

Koller and Stensland Present at IALA.P SeminarApril 25, 2016

Cornell’s Mock Trial Team Places in Top 10 at NationalsApril 20, 2016

Fagan to Speak at Occupational Health SymposiumApril 18, 2016

SPMB Welcomes Attorney Gail Brashers-KrugApril 4, 2016

Eighth Circuit Opinion Provides Guidance on Post-Discharge AgreementsMarch 16, 2016

Join Us! Historic Tax Credits: A Guide for LendersMarch 9, 2016

SPMB Supports Read Across America Day: Attorneys Read to over 300 Corridor StudentsMarch 1, 2016

SPMB Announces 2016 Board of DirectorsFebruary 24, 2016

Brooks Presents at Iowa Lumber ConventionFebruary 17, 2016

Roger Stone to Speak at ISBA Construction Law SeminarFebruary 4, 2016

Iowa Supreme Court Decision on Duty of Good Faith and Account AgreementsJanuary 27, 2016

Iowa Court of Appeals decides insurance coverage may exist for defective constructionJanuary 14, 2016

SPMB Welcomes New MembersJanuary 11, 2016

Free CLE Course on EthicsDecember 8, 2015

Konchar to Present on FLSA Violation ClaimsDecember 7, 2015

Loftus to Present at National Business Institute ConferenceDecember 1, 2015

ISBA Labor & Employment Law Seminar TodayNovember 10, 2015

Rae Kinkead Listed in 30 Under 30November 9, 2015

Abou-Assaly to Serve as Marion's Next MayorNovember 4, 2015

SPMB Recognized in 2016 "Best Law Firms"November 2, 2015

Stone, Shipman and Holtman Recognized as Local Litigation StarsOctober 28, 2015

Paul Morf to Present at Hertz' Landowner SeminarsOctober 26, 2015

Dawn Gibson to Present at Corporate Counsel ForumOctober 22, 2015

SPMB Wraps-Up 2015 United Way CampaignOctober 12, 2015

SPMB Welcomes Jacob Nelson to the FirmOctober 6, 2015

Koller Presents on Mediation and Collaborative LawOctober 5, 2015

Abou-Assaly Vying to be Marion's MayorSeptember 30, 2015

Stephenson to present at 2015 Nuts & Bolts SeminarSeptember 28, 2015

D'Amico Erickson Included in Forty under 40September 17, 2015

Stensland Presenting at Midwestern Bankruptcy InstituteSeptember 8, 2015

Going Casual for Kids!September 4, 2015

Stensland Named Coordinator for Cornell College Center for Law and SocietyAugust 27, 2015

SPMB Supports Summer Food Service ProgramAugust 25, 2015

Update: .BANK and .INSURANCE Domain NamesAugust 18, 2015

SPMB Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2016August 17, 2015

32 SPMB Lawyers Among Super Lawyers and Rising StarsAugust 5, 2015

Strauss Joins Salvation Army Advisory BoardAugust 3, 2015

New Garnishment Rules Effective July 1stJuly 24, 2015

SPMB Named 2015 Best Law Firm in the CorridorJuly 17, 2015

Brakhahn Selected for Leadership for Five SeasonsJune 26th, 2015

Webinar: Changes Impacting Financial InstitutionsJune 25th, 2015

Paralegals Andrea Francois and Jena Bixby Join SPMBJune 24th, 2015

Loftus Joins 100+ Men Who CareJune 22nd, 2015

SPMB Attorneys Present at ISBA Annual MeetingJune 18th, 2015

Lisa Stephenson Joins YMCA Board, Completes LFS ProgramJune 8th, 2015

SPMB Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony in CoralvilleMay 29th, 2015

Burian Receives "AV" Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®May 22nd, 2015

Chambers USA 2015 Recognizes Seven SPMB AttorneysMay 19th, 2015

Kyle Wilcox Joins 100+ Men Who CareMay 14th, 2015

SPMB Pays Tribute to Beckelman, Hawn and GiddingsMay 12th, 2015

Join Us May 20: Lender Liability Banking WebinarMay 7th, 2015

Lam and Burian to Present at ACC Seminar Next WeekMay 6th, 2015

Jeff Stone to Present at Iowa Engineering ConferenceMay 5th, 2015

Erick Skogman Joins SPMB Real Estate Law PracticeMay 4th, 2015

SPMB Welcomes Attorney Nicholas PetersenApril 28th, 2015

SPMB Presents Employment Law SeminarApril 24th, 2015

Lam is First Iowa Lawyer Elected to American College of Bankruptcy BoardMarch 16th, 2015

Gibson and Wilcox Present on International LawMarch 3rd, 2015

Scholer receives “AV” Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®February 26th, 2015

Thomas Wolle to Present at Employment Law SeminarFebruary 16th, 2015

Iowa Supreme Court Appoints Brandes Co-Chair of Family Law Case Processing Reform Task ForceFebruary 13th, 2015

VonKampen Named Fellow of Iowa Academy of Trial LawyersFebruary 2nd, 2015

Konchar Recognized for 50 Years with LCBAJanuary 23rd, 2015

SPMB Announces New MembersJanuary 6th, 2015

Graham Carl Speaks to Linn-Mar StudentsDecember 16th, 2014

Rae M. Kinkead Joins The SPMB Family Law PracticeDecember 11th, 2014

Koller Gives Presentation on Collaborative LawDecember 8th, 2014

Can a power of attorney alter beneficiary designations?November 26th, 2014

SPMB Offering CLE Course on EthicsNovember 17th, 2014

CFPB Takes Action Against “Free Checking” ProgramNovember 5th, 2014

SPMB Recognized in 2015 "Best Law Firms"November 3rd, 2014

SPMB Wraps-Up United Way CampaignOctober 31st, 2014

Banking and Finance Webinar, Nov. 4October 29th, 2014

Brandes to Speak at ISBA Family Law SeminarOctober 22nd, 2014

Stone and Shipman ranked as Local Litigation StarsOctober 21st, 2014

Wolle Named Fellow of the Iowa Academy of Trial LawyersOctober 20th, 2014

ISBA President Visits SPMBOctober 17th, 2014

Fagan Receives AV Rating from Martindale-HubbellOctober 15th, 2014

Conover Receives AV Rating from Martindale-HubbellOctober 13th, 2014

SPMB Supports United Way with 5-Week CampaignOctober 10th, 2014

Koller Receives AV Rating from Martindale-HubbellOctober 3rd, 2014

Loftus Published in USLAW MagazineSeptember 23rd, 2014

Carl Joins SPMB Litigation PracticeSeptember 19th, 2014

Loftus Appointed to Big Brothers Big Sisters BoardSeptember 10th, 2014

Morf to Present at Professional Advisor Continuing Education ConferenceSeptember 8th, 2014

SPMB Goes Casual for Kids!September 5th, 2014

Wolle receives “AV” RatingSeptember 4th, 2014

Roberts receives "AV" Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®September 2nd, 2014

Holtman and Visser Listed as 2014 Iowa Top 10 Super LawyersAugust 27th, 2014

29 SPMB Lawyers Among Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Great PlainsAugust 22nd, 2014

Conover Named Best Lawyers® 2014 Cedar Rapids Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year"August 19th, 2014

Hartman Named Best Lawyers® 2014 Cedar Rapids Banking and Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year"August 19th, 2014

Visser Named Best Lawyers® 2014 Cedar Rapids Employment Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year"August 19th, 2014

Morf Named Best Lawyers® 2014 Cedar Rapids Trust and Estates "Lawyer of the Year" August 19th, 2014

Scholer Named Best Lawyers 2015 Cedar Rapids Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year"August 19th, 2014

SPMB Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015August 18th, 2014

Vernon Presents on Legal Issues in Real Estate ForeclosureAugust 14th, 2014

SPMB Adopts Summer Meals SiteAugust 13th, 2014

Gotto Provides Training to United Way Loaned ExecutivesAugust 11th, 2014

SPMB attorneys recognized for pro bono serviceJuly 29th, 2014

SPMB Named Best Law Firm in the CorridorJuly 15th, 2014

Cavanaugh Selected for Iowa City Leadership ProgramJuly 14th, 2014

Fagan Presents Hot Topics Regarding Independent ContractorsJuly 8th, 2014

Stephenson Selected for Leadership for Five SeasonsJuly 1st, 2014

Wilcox Appointed to ISBA Tax Section CouncilJuly 1st, 2014

Jeff Stone to present at local construction seminarJune 18th, 2014

SPMB Participates in ISBA Annual MeetingJune 17th, 2014

Stone and Hatala Appointed to Construction Law Section CouncilJune 2nd, 2014

Laura Jensen Joins SPMBMay 30th, 2014

Morf Presenting at Planned Giving & Ethics SeminarMay 28th, 2014

Chambers USA Recognizes Seven SPMB AttorneysMay 23rd, 2014

SPMB Attorneys Provide Employment Law UpdateMay 16th, 2014

SPMB Pays Tribute to Hartman and HinesMay 13th, 2014

SPMB Supports JDRF Walk to Cure DiabetesMay 12th, 2014

Garnishment AmendmentMay 7th, 2014

Wilcox Chairs Spring Tax InstituteMay 5th, 2014

Happy Law Day!May 1st, 2014

Abou-Assaly receives "AV" RatingApril 8th, 2014

Hartman receives “AV” Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®April 1st, 2014

Wolle obtains large jury verdictMarch 21st, 2014

Banking and Finance WebinarMarch 11th, 2014

Loftus to present at Title Guaranty conferenceMarch 10th, 2014

Darrel and Paul Morf present at Hertz' landowner seminarsMarch 5th, 2014

Roberts and Gibson Obtain Dismissal of Breach of Contract ClaimFebruary 28th, 2014

Hartman and Roberts obtain six figure attorney fee awardFebruary 27th, 2014

Morf to speak at Money Smart Ag ConferenceFebruary 24th, 2014

Wolle and Fagan to present at Employment Law SeminarFebruary 11th, 2014

SPMB Announces 2014 Board of DirectorsFebruary 4th, 2014

Wolle and Meyer recognized for volunteer effortsJanuary 30th, 2014

Welcome to our new website!January 28th, 2014

SPMB honored in 2013 Super Lawyers Business EditionJanuary 20th, 2014

Wilcox appointed to Brucemore Board of TrusteesJanuary 20th, 2014

Voci interviewed by Asia IP LawJanuary 8th, 2014

Gutz recognized for 50 years with LCBAJanuary 3rd, 2014

SPMB recognized in 2014 "Best Law Firms"January 3rd, 2014