IDCA Committee Descriptions



Annual Meeting Planning Committee
Responsible for providing CLE opportunities and maximizing the growth of the Annual Meeting & Seminar through quality speakers, sponsorships and exhibitors.

Board of Editors – Defense Update
Responsible for developing content needs, soliciting articles, working with IDCA committee chairs, and editing Defense Update, IDCA’s quarterly electronic newsletter.

Commercial Litigation & Products Liability Task Force
Monitor current developments in the area of commercial litigation and act as resource for the Board of Directors and membership on commercial litigation issues. Advise and assist in amicus curiae participation on commercial litigation issues. Monitor current development in the area of product liability; act as resource for Board of Directors and membership on product liability issues. Advise and assist in amicus curiae participation on product liability issues.

Employment Law & Professional Liability Task Force
Monitor current developments in the area of employment law; act as a resource for the Board of Directors and membership on employment law issues. Advise and assist in newsletter and in amicus curiae participation on employment law issues. Monitor legislative activities in the area of professional liability; act as a resource for the Board of Directors and membership on professional liability issues. 

Legislative Task Force
Work with the IDCA Lobbyists to set the public policy agenda for the current legislative session. This agenda will be developed in late-October and November and will be presented to the IDCA Board of Directors for approval at the December board meeting. Your contribution will help determine IDCA’s policy decisions.

Membership & Marketing Task Force
Analyze current membership strategies and develop recommendations to increase membership and expand member benefits options.

Tort and Insurance Law & Worker’s Compensation Task Force
Monitor current developments in the area of tort and insurance law; act as resource for Board of Directors and membership on commercial litigation issues. Advise and assist in amicus curiae participation on tort and insurance law issues. Monitor current developments in the area of Worker’s Compensation; act as a resource for Board of Directors and Membership on comp issues. Advise and assist in newsletter and amicus curiae issues.

Webinar
Develop CLE webinars four times per year.

Young Lawyers & Social Media Task Force
Invite and encourage member participation in the growth of IDCA through social media and other technology; improve communications between members and leaders through social media and other technology.

Committee Participation


IDCA committee participation allows members to personalize their IDCA experience and develop IDCA policy. One key benefit of committee participation is networking with other Iowa attorneys in similar areas of practice as you.

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