Amanda James, Associate at Sullivan & Ward, P.C. has been selected to participate in the West Des Moines Leadership Institute (“WDMLI”) 2016-2017 Class. The selection process is competitive for each of the 35-40 seats available each year. Members of the program are a cross-section of professional, business, government, education, religious, civic and non-profit leaders. Over [...]
Mark Landa has been chosen to be recognized in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for his high caliber work in the practice area of Environmental Law. Mr. Landa has received this recognition by his peers each year since 2005. Best Lawyers is based on a national survey involving more than 7.3 [...]
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers announced the Sixth Edition of the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Press Release Sullivan & Ward, P.C. was named as a Best Law Firm for Environmental Law.
Samantha Gronewald, Shareholder Attorney and Amanda James, Associate Attorney, were among the leaders from Central Iowa to attend the 2015 Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) Conference “Transforming Journeys” held in Des Moines, Iowa on October 28th. They were especially excited to hear keynote speakers Arianna Huffington, Chair, President and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post Media [...]
A New York judge recently entered an Order allowing a woman to serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook. In Iowa, generally, a competent adult must accept service or be served in-person in order accomplish proper service. The woman in New York had been trying to accomplish service for several years according to her attorney. [...]
In this day of technology, it is no surprise that the court systems are moving to using an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS for short) for parties to file documents with the Court, without even setting foot in the Courthouse. The district courts have been working on this conversion since early 2013; introducing and training [...]
If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom. I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you want to read the legal analysis too go ahead and read the full decision. Minnihan worked [...]
Trial began yesterday in a case in Kansas City. Here, the Plaintiff John Croomer attended a baseball game of the Defendant Kansas City Royals on September 8, 2009. The Royals mascot, Sluggerrr, was throwing free hot dogs into the stands, and Croomer alleged that one of these frankfurters was negligently thrown and hit him in the eye, [...]