Idaho State Bar & Idaho Law Foundation Announcements

The following announcements have been published within the past six (6) months.


Federal Bar Association Idaho Chapter

February 3- Brown Bag CLE: Proportionality Requirement of Rule 26 -Moscow

February 4- Brown Bag CLE: Proportionality Requirement of Rule 26 -Coeur d'Alene

LRS Registration Online in Early March

The Idaho State Bar Lawyer Referral Service is undergoing a software upgrade that will allow attorneys to register online in early March. The LRS program continues to provide referrals to existing panel members. The new panel will be available to visitors to the web site and by calling the LRS program, 334-4500. For more information contact Kyme Graziano.


2016 Licensing Deadline

The 2016 Idaho State Bar licensing deadline is February 1, 2016.  Payments not physically received in the Idaho State Bar Office by the deadline must be accompanied by the licensing late fee:  $100 for active and house counsel members; $25 for inactive, senior and emeritus members.  Please note that postmarks do not qualify as meeting the deadline.  Our street address for overnight deliveries is 525 W. Jefferson Street, Boise, Idaho 83702. Attorneys who have not submitted their payments are encouraged to ue the Online Licensing Renewal. Please contact the Licensing Department at (208) 334-4500 if you have any questions concerning licensing.

Reminder for Electronic Filing Training in Twin Falls County - Updated Jan. 6

Visit this link for more information



Comments Sought on Proposed Amendment to Appellate Rule 5

Comments sought on proposed amendment to Idaho Appellate Rule 5.
The Idaho Supreme Court is seeking comments on a proposed amendment to Idaho Appellate Rule 5 that would add several new subsections to this rule on Special Writs and Proceedings.  The proposed amendment can be found on the Supreme Court website at  Comments may be sent to Cathy Derden at  by January 18, 2016.

Judicial E-filing in Twin Falls County

Firms Share Their Experiences - Updated Dec. 16

Darrington Lecture to Feature Justice Kourlis

Save the date of Feb. 8 for the University of Idaho's Denton Darrington Annual Lecture on Law and Government

LRS Registation Will Be Online in 2016

The Lawyer Referral Service is making some major upgrades to the program for 2016. More info can be found here.

2016 Licensing On It's Way

Licensing information can be found here

Looking to Make an End of Year Donation?

Consider donating to the Idaho Law Foundation!


Advanced Mediation Training

Save the Date: May 16-17

Judicial E-filing Launch in Twin Falls County

Announcement of Electronic Filing Training Dates in Twin Falls County

Casemaker Users Now Get Pleadings Access

More New Features

Special Look at Bully Lawyers

Advocate Extra


Welcome New Members!

The Idaho State Bar welcomes its New Members from the October 1, 2015 admission ceremony.

U.S. Judge Bush to Serve as Chief Magistrate

Effective October 1, 2015- Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Change

Hilarity for Charity Event to Support 2016 National High School Mock Trial Competition

On October 29, 2015 in Boise at the Boise State University Special Events Center. 7-9 pm. For tickets and other information click here.

Comment on Idaho Juvenile Rules 39, 40 and 45

The Idaho Supreme Court's Child Protection Committee is seeking input on amendments to Idaho Juvenile Rules 39, 40 and 45. Go here to view a copy of the amendments. Send comments to Deena Layne by October 13, 2015.

Admissions Ceremony

The combined admission ceremony for the Idaho Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court of Idaho will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. at the Boise Centre, 850 West Front Street, Boise, Idaho. Downtown Boise Parking Information.PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

New admittees must report at 3:00 p.m. and will be asked to stay in an assigned area.  Guests do not need to arrive before 3:30 p.m.  The ceremony will last approximately one hour.  A reception will follow for new admittees and guests. This ceremony is a joint court session with the Idaho Supreme Court and the United States District Court; therefore, admittees must wear proper courtroom attire. Cameras are allowed.

RSVP for the October 1, 2015 Admissions Ceremony by completing the Online RSVP Form.

Bellwood Lecture Boise

Truth, Justice and Democracy: Post Dictatorship. Juan Guzman, former Judge and Justice to speak October 12, 2015 in Boise at the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center.

Bellwood Lecture Moscow

Truth, Justice and Democracy: Post Dictatorship. Juan Guzman, former Judge and Justice to speak October 13 & 14 in Moscow.

Annual Seminar CLE on Workers' Compensation

The 2015 Annual Seminar on Workers' Compensation is Thursday, October 29 from 8:00-4:30 at the Boise Centre.


July 2015 Bar Exam Results

Congratulations successful applicants!

Grand Opening of the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center

The University of Idaho College of Law invites you to the Grand Opening of the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center, Thursday, September 24, 2015.

Idaho Public Television Interview with David Nevin September 18

Attorney David Nevin Discusses Defense of '9/11 Mastermind' on September 18 DIALOGUE at 7:30 p.m. MT


New Member Benefit

Verizon Wireless Discount Added to Member Benefits & Services

CLE on Application for Naturalization

How to Help Your Client Become a Naturalized Citizen: Sept. 8 in Boise
The Idaho Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association presents “The Attorney’s Roll in preparing Form N-400, Application for Naturalization to U.S. Citizenship”  on Tuesday, September 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Law Center in Boise.  The 2 hour CLE will cost $40 per person, checks payable to the American Immigration Lawyers Association. There will also be a pro bono opportunity for attorneys to participate in AILA’s National Citizenship Day, Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nampa’s Hispanic Cultural Center. 2 CLE credits. To register or for more information, contact Nicole Derden at

2015 Attorneys Against Hunger

Please join us September 3rd at Boise Brewing (521 W Broad St., Boise) from 4-7pm to raise money for this great cause. Flyer and contact information here.

Idaho Civil Rules Update Open for Review

Idaho Court Rules & Amendments Available for Public Comment on the Idaho Supreme Court website

2015 Citizen's Law Academy

Application deadline September 1

2015-2016 Idaho Academy of Leadership for Lawyers Class Announced

IALL Class of 2015-16


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