The Diversity Section of the Idaho State Bar promotes the education, training and networking of diversity practitioners. The section meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the fourth Friday of January, March, May, July, September, & November at The Law Center, 525 W. Jefferson Street - Boise. Participation via telephone conference is also available.
Kinzo Heath Mihara
Courtney Rose Holthus
Linda Louise Blackwelder Pall
At Large Council Members
James A. Cook
Laurie Litster Frost
Jana Beth Gomez
College of Law Faculty Representative
Justin T. Jeppesen
If you are interested in joining the Diversity Section, complete the Section Registration Form and return with payment to Dayna Ferrero at the Idaho State Bar, PO Box 895, Boise, Idaho 83701. Membership dues are as follows:
2014 Standard Membership Dues: $25
Law Students: $10
Non-Members of the ISB: $10
To view the section's by-laws, select: Diversity Section By-Laws
The Diversity Section meets meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the fourth Friday of January, March, May, July, September, and November (unless otherwise noted) at The Law Center, 525 W. Jefferson Street in Boise. Participation via telephone conference is also available. Dates for upcoming meetings are listed below.
January 24, 2014
March 28, 2014
May 23, 2014
July 25, 2014
September 26, 2014
To participate in the next scheduled meeting, you may RSVP at least 24-hours in advance via email to Dayna Ferrero - please specify if you will be attending in person or via telephone conference.. A meeting agenda and/or any additional materials (if available) will be provided to all participants via email prior to the meeting and posted online for reference. NOTE: Section meeting dates/location are subject to change.
Deciphering DOMA: A Primer for Idaho Attorneys on Hollingsworth v. Perry and U.S. v. Windsor
Thursday, December 12, 2013
1:30 - 4:45 p.m. (MST) - Registration begins at 1:00 p.m.
The Law Center, 525 W. Jefferson Street - Boise /
3.0 CLE Credits
$65.00 - ISB Diversity Section Member
$90.00 - Non-Section Member
$15.00 - Law Student
Congratulations to the 2013 Justice for All Award recipient, Linda Pall!
The Love the Law program has obtained the following resources that are available for loan to interested parties who want to further the mission of the Love the Law program:
- A Time for Justice: America’s Civil Rights Movement: Comes with a large Civil Rights Timeline poster, a 38-minute film, and a Teacher’s Guide DVD – Academy Award Winner for Best Documentary Short Subject
- The Children’s March: Comes with a 40-minute film and a Teacher’s Guide DVD – Academy Award Winner for Best Documentary Short Subject
- Viva La Causa: The Story of Cesar Chavez and a Great Movement for Social Justice: Comes with a 39-minute film and Teacher’s Guide DVD
- Bullied: Comes with a 38-minute film and 20-page Viewer’s Guide. Film is centered on a young gay man.
If you are interested in borrowing any of these materials, please email Jana Gomez.
November 5, 2013 - Ada County Law & Motion Day (Boise)
May 2, 2013 - The Color of Conscience: Human Rights in Idaho (Boise / Coeur d'Alene)
March 21, 2013 - University of Idaho College of Law / Navajo Nation Supreme Court (Moscow)
March 7, 2013 - Concordia University School of Law Tour (Boise)
To view the Love the Law! Mission Statement, select: LTL MISSION STATEMENT
The Love The Law! Committee of the ISB Diversity Section would like to acknowledge and thank the following sponsors for their generous financial and in-kind contributions that allow us to organize Love the Law! events and distribute materials:
The Diversity Section would like to thank the following firms for their past generous financial support for Diversity Section activities that allow the section to further its mission:
- Duke, Scanlan & Hall, PLLC
- James, Vernon & Weeks, PA
- Moffatt, Thomas, Barrett, Rock & Fields, Chtd.
- Owens & Crandall, PLLC
- Parsons Behle & Latimer
- Perkins Coie, LLP
- Stoel Rives, LLP
The Diversity Section of the Idaho State Bar presents information on this web site as a service to our members and others who provide legal services to or are interested in diversity issues - both professionally and socially. Our goal is to provide information, education and networking in this complex area of the law.
While we strive to be accurate and timely, and therefore hope to be a valuable resource to users of this site, nothing contained herein should be construed as legal advice and we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or the other sites to which we link.