Legal Intern Supervising Attorney Qualifications

Qualifications of Supervising Attorney.
(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2) below, an attorney is qualified to act as a supervising attorney who:
   (A) Is actively licensed in Idaho;
   (B) Has practiced law for at least five years immediately prior to submission of the legal intern Application; and
   (C) Is not, and never has been, publicly sanctioned in Idaho or any other state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, unless the Board grants express approval for the attorney to act as a supervising attorney.
(2) A faculty member at an Approved Law School who is not actively licensed in Idaho is qualified to act as a supervising attorney for a period of time not to exceed twelve (12) months from the beginning of the first semester/quarter in which the faculty member teaches at an Approved Law School in Idaho who:
   (A) Satisfies the qualifications under subsections (1)(B) and (1)(C) above;
   (B) Has been admitted by examination to, and is actively licensed in, another state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia;
   (C) Agrees to follow and be subject to the Idaho Rules of Professional Conduct; and
   (D) Limits his or her activities to supervision of legal interns and does not otherwise engage in the practice of law in Idaho.

Idaho Bar Commission Rule 226(l)