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.
The Des Moines School Board voted 6-0 on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 to approve a tougher student conduct policy related to illegal activities and behavior. The policy will go into effect in the Fall of 2009, and will apply to students year-round. Opponents of the new changes have focused their attention on a particular part of the [...]
The other day I had the opportunity to hear Gavin Jerome, the Morale Mechanic speak. The invitation stated Gavin's mission is "to change the workplace one laugh at a time, not just by getting laughs, but by teaching people how to create and share humor with others." I like a good joke so I thought I would [...]
According to an article in the Des Moines Register the Iowa State Association of Counties has proposed legislation insulating “counties and cities from liability for injuries or damages resulting from bike accidents on their roads unless it is shown that government officials were notified of a road deficiency before an accident and that road crews [...]
I had the opportunity to attend a presentation for Prepaid Legal Services, Inc. this weekend. I had heard about companies that have started offering either prepaid legal services and/or discounted legal services and I was interested in seeing the product that was offered. The idea behind prepaid legal services is much like car or health insurance. You [...]
I recently ran across a good blog site titled "Updates in Michigan Family Law" authored by Jeane M. Hannah, a Michigan family law practitioner. In her article she refers to a new tool to help children cope with high-conflict divorce called Earthquake in Zipland. This is an interactive video game developed by a social worker. [...]