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Notice of Annual Meeting - Sept 26th

The annual meeting of the Iowa Association of Legal Assistants.Paralegals will convene at 12:15 p.m. on Friday September 26th, 2014 at Holiday Inn Downtown - Mercy Campus, 1050 6th Avenue, Des Moines in conjunction with the 2014 Fall Seminar. All members are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting.

The purpose of the meeting is to elect the candidates for State Positions and Regional Directors of the Association for the 2014-2015 year, to approve board reports, and to discuss any additional items brought before for membership.

This Notice is given pursuant to the IALA by-laws.

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The Board of Directors of IALA.P wants to acknowledge and congratulate Mark Brooks, CP on a successful career! Mark is retiring on July 31, 2014 after years of service to the legal profession and IALA.P. 
Congratulations on a successful career Mark and enjoy your retirement!

The Board of Directors of IALA.P wants to acknowledge and congratulate Deb Bowen, CLA!
Deb is retiring on June 30, 2014 after 40 years of service to the legal profession. Congratulations on a successful career Deb and enjoy your retirement!

IALA.P’s 2014-2015 membership application available!
If you apply or renew your active membership by January 31, 2014 you will be eligible to receive a professional magazine of your choice. Click Here for membership application.
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2014 Fall Seminar
September 26th
Holiday Inn Downtown-Mercy Campus

Des Moines

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18 - Paralegal & Legal Assistant Openings

12 - Legal Support Staff Openings

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Randi Radosevich, IALA.P
Polk County Attorney’s Office
222 5th Ave
Des Moines, IA  50309


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IALA.P offers valuable services and member benefits to paralegals/legal assistants, employers and students with an interest in the legal profession in Iowa.

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