Articles from 2021

Light and Shadows on Iowa Campus

Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center joins IRS to highlight special charitable tax benefit available through December 31

Under the temporary law, taxpayers don’t need to itemize deductions on their tax returns to take advantage of this, which creates tax-favorable donation options not normally available to about 90 percent of tax filers.
Stella Elias in the Classroom

New course offering examines law through literature

English Law and Literature explores the relationships between English law and English literature at the historical, practical, imaginative, and theoretical levels, encouraging students to consider the depiction of law and jurisprudential questions in works of literature.
Career Advisor Melissa Norman meets with a student in the Ladd Conference Room.

From Partner for a Day to making partner at the firm

The Partner for a Day program helps law students connect with practicing attorneys in the field. Eric Fischer (16JD) participated in the Partner for a Day program during his 1L year at Iowa Law. He was hired by his "partner" firm and effective January 1, 2022 he will assume shareholder status at that same firm.
Gada Al Herz (22JD) poses on a bridge in front of the Old Capitol building.

Prepared for anything, Gada Al Herz will pursue international law in D.C.

Al Herz feels that Iowa has prepared her for a vast range of career possibilities. “I'm prepared for an international career. But I also feel like if I go out into the world and realize that I miss Iowa, I am also aware of the rural practices. I’m prepared for a big law career, while at the same time I feel like I’m prepared to work at a small practice in Iowa or a public organization.”