Attorney Discipline

Complaints/Grievances about Lawyer Misconduct

The attorney disciplinary process is governed by Idaho Bar Commission Rules (IBCR) Section V. PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

Disciplinary Process

Information on the disciplinary process is available along with a flow chart developed to illustrate it:

Fee Disputes/Arbitration

The fee arbitration process is governed by Idaho Bar Commission Rules (IBCR) Section VII. PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

Client Assistance Fund

The Client Assistance Fund is governed by Idaho Bar Commission Rules (IBCR) Section VI. PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

Discipline Records Check

A member of the public may request an attorney’s discipline history in writing, email or telephone.  Pursuant to Idaho Bar Commission Rule 521, all proceedings and records relating to an attorney’s professional conduct prior to the filing and service of formal charges are confidential.  The information released to the public only relates to any formal charges or formal sanctions imposed against an attorney.  There is no charge associated with this service.  Response time is usually within 7 days of the request.  Please send requests to:

Idaho State Bar
P.O. Box 895
Boise, Idaho 83701
Email:  brice@isb.idaho.gov
(208) 334-4500

Unauthorized Practice of Law

Unauthorized Practice of Law is governed by Idaho Bar Commission Rules (IBCR) Section VIII. PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

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