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Scott County Bar Association
1900 East 54th Street
Davenport, Iowa

(563) 326-4491
(563) 326-4498











New Associate Court Form

Combined Written Plea of Guilty,

Consent to Waive Presence and

Waiver of Motion in Arrest of Judgment



Word or Fillable PDF



If you do use this form, you must EDMS file it under WRPG

(Waiver of Rights and Plea of Guilty)








FREE CLE Opportunity!



Powers of Attorney and Advance Directives

for Low-Income Clients



Tuesday, April 28, 2015

10:00 a.m. until Noon

Deere & Company World Headquarters

One John Deere Place, Moline, IL 61265


2.0 hours of Illinois MCLE credit

Informational Flyer











Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom Under Law


Friday, May 1, 2015

The Outing Club

2109 Brady Street, Davenport, Iowa


Check-in begins at 11:45 a.m., with lunch served at 12:00 p.m.


The guest speaker will be Dr. Albert Zambone,

Visiting Assistant Professor in History at Augustana College.

Dr. Zambone earned his Master of Arts in Medieval Studies

from The Catholic University of America and his

Doctorate in History from the University of Oxford.


Please return the attached reservation form,

together with your check in the amount of $30.00 per person.

All reservations must be received by April 22, 2015.


Form more information call or email Erica Hunt at 563-324-3246 or ehunt@l-wlaw.com










Cepican Committee of the SCBA


Elder Law for the General Practitioner

5.5 Hours Iowa CLE - 1.5 Ethics (#186257)

Friday, May 1, 2015

Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose Campus



8:45 - 9:00


9:00 - 9:45

Medicaid Eligibility for Nursing Home Care Part I: Rich Roller and Melissa Uzzell, Attorneys

9:45 - 9:50


9:50 - 10:35

Medicaid Eligibility Issues continued Part II: Rich Roller and Melissa Uzzell

10:35 - 10:45


10:45 -11:45

A  Smoother Transition: Mediating Aging Issues: Kristen Hall, Attorney and Certified Mediator, Windsor Heights, Iowa.

11:45 - 1:30

Lunch on your own; time is allowed to attend the Law Day Luncheon at noon at Outing Club, 2109 Brady Street, Davenport

1 :30 - 2:30

Substitute Decision Making - What People Don't Want to Talk About: Tyler Eason, J.D. and Director, and Sherri McLerran, Coordinator, Iowa Office of Substitute Decision Maker

2:30 - 2:35


2:35 - 3:35

State Long Term Care Ombudsman: Patients' Bill of Rights, Nursing Home Contracts, Involuntary Transfers, etc.: Cynthia Pederson, Attorney, and Kim Cooper, BA, Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman

3:35 - 3:40


3:40 - 4:40

Legislative Update: Marlin "Hap" Volz Jr., Attorney

 Registration and information form.










Save the date!


MAY 2, 2015

Skellington Manor in Rock Island, Illinois


Early registration discount ends April 10


Dinner, a silent auction, and live entertainment

 from local band Corporate Rock


Invitation and Details on Registration












The Clerk's Office Will Have Closures for Training

See the Orders below for Dates and Times

Jackson County Clerk Closures


Clinton County Clerk Closures









EDMS In Scott County


EDMS for Criminal Cases is LIVE

Judge Greve Memo on Initial Appearance Procedure Changes


EDMS for Juvenile Cases is LIVE

EDMS for CIVIL Cases is LIVE




Bulletin on Scheduling and Continuances under EDMS


Bulletin on Dissolution Stipulations and Decrees under EDMS


Filing Acceptance of Service in EDMS


Withdrawing in EDMS Cases


Procedures for Submission of Stipulations in DOM cases in EDMS



Order Hour is still alive and well:

Attorneys must come to Order Hour from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and

1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

in Scott County for the following types of orders:

        Ex-parte injunctions
        Opening estates, appointing administrators, etc. (if the clerk cannot sign)
        Final reports on estates
        Attorney fee requests on estates
        Conservator and Guardian initial, annual and final reports
        Rules to Show Cause










2013-2014 Percentage Adjustment

for County/Davenport

Taxes is 58-42

(changed from last year)







Materials from Hugh Grady presentation

Lawyers in Need of Assistance

CLE on August 28, 2014












Scott County Bar Association

2014 Dues now payable


Please pay your dues by July 31, 2014








Administrative Order 2014-08


Changes to Guilty Plea and Judgment and Sentencing Orders


Revised Guilty Plea form in PDF or Word


Revised Judgment and Sentencing form in PDF or Word



These forms should be used effective immediately








The Scott County Bar Association

is starting a list service discussion group.

Members may join the group by asking to be added

to the group.   For the time being, all request to be added

to the list will be accepted.  After an appropriate time period

access to the list will be restricted to members on the list at

that time and additions will require an invitation.

 The link for the discussion group is:















Memorandum on Changes in


Associate District Procedures in Scott County


and new court compliance procedures now required in all cases













CLE Information on Bar Sponsored Events for 2013-2015


Date of Program  Program Topic/Description Activity Number CLE Hours/ Ethics
4/26/2013 Elder Law 108072 6.0 / 1.0 / 3.5 Federal
5/9/2013 Family Law Child Custody Procedures Update 109966 1.0 / 1.0

Proposed Changes to the Iowa Rules of Civil Procedure

117282 1.0 / 0.0
10/14/2013 Patricia Rhodes Cepican CLE Series 118107 6.0 / 1.0
11/11/2013 Patricia Rhodes Cepican CLE Series 117150 7.0 / 1.0 / 2.834 Federal
12/13/2013 Last Chance CLE 122114 6.75 / 1.0 / 3.0 Federal
1/30/2014 Assessing a Criminal Case 127110 1.0 / 0.0
2/27/2014 Voir Dire and Jury Selection 128833 1.0 / 0.0
3/27/2014 Opening Statements 136331 1.0 / 0.0
4/07/2014 4th Annual Equal Justice Summit 130939 6.0 / 1.0
4/24/2014 Examination of Witnesses 141409 1.0 / 0.0
5/15/2014 Lean In: The Importance of Mentoring in Law Practice and in Fostering Diversity on the Bench 141709 1.0 / /0.0
5/29/2014 Closing Arguments 145029 1.0 / /0.0
7/31/2014 Family Wellness Court 151802 1.0 / 0.0
8/28/2014 Lawyers in Need of Assistance 155985 1.0 / 1.0
9/25/2014 Initial Consultation with Family Law Client 160411 1.0 / 0.0
10/30/2014 Temporary Matters in Family Law 164811 1.0 / 0.0
11/11/2014 Cepican CLE Series - Veterans' Day Seminar 161650 6.5 / 0.0
11/14/2014 Rock Island County Bar Association 2014 Fall Seminar 166775 5.0 / 1.0
11/21/2014 Juvenile Law Seminar 167056 3.0 / 0.00
12/19/2014 Last Chance CLE Seminar 172676 6.25 / 1.5
01/22/2015 EDMS Refresher 173329 1.0 / 0.0



Updated Family Law Forms and Orders


Updated Associate Court Forms

New Associate Court Procedures

Pleas and Sentencings



Link to Trial Setting Conference and other court forms


Overview on new Illinois Mandatory CLE Requirements







For changes in protocols for the Wednesday Domestic Abuse hearings please review the memo from Judge Alpers.
Felony Written Arraignment Forms as approved by the district court.  Click here.
Committee Assignments are updated on this site.  Go there

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