Diversity Section

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.

Council Members | Section Membership | Meetings & Events | Meeting Minutes
Current Events | Love the Law | Thank You for Donating | Disclaimer

Council Members

Chairperson

Jason Michael Gray
Black Law, PLLC
402 W. Idaho Avenue
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: (208) 667-7050
Fax:  (208) 667-7669
jason@blacklawpllc.com

Vice Chairperson

Jennifer G. King
Quane Jones McColl, PLLC
PO Box 1576
Boise, ID 83701-1576
Phone: (208) 780-3939
Fax: (208) 780-3930
jgk@quanelaw.com

Secretary

James A. Cook
Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc.
310 N. 5th Street
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 336-8980
Fax: (208) 342-2561
jimcook@idaholegalaid.org

Treasurer

Jennifer G. King
Quane Jones McColl, PLLC
PO Box 1576
Boise, ID 83701-1576
Phone: (208) 780-3939
Fax: (208) 780-3930
jgk@quanelaw.com

Past Chairperson

Kinzo Heath Mihara
Howard Funke & Associates, PC
PO Box 969
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816-0969
Phone: (208) 667-5486
Fax:  (208) 667-4695
kmihara@indian-law.org

At Large Council Members

Jana Beth Gomez
Latah County Prosecutor's Office
PO Box 8068
Moscow, ID 83843-0568
Phone: (208) 883-2246
Fax: (208) 883-2290
jgomez@latah.id.us

Linda Louise Blackwelder Pall
304 E. A Street
Moscow, ID 83843
Phone: (208) 882-7255
Fax: (208) 882-9115
lpall@moscow.com

Lisa Doreen Schultz
Schultz Law, PLLC
950 W. Bannock, Ste. 1100
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 861-7664
shultzlaw@cableone.net

College of Law Faculty Representative

Shaakirrah Sanders
University of Idaho College of Law
PO Box 442321
Moscow, ID 83844
srsanders@uidaho.edu

Student Representative

John McCrostie
jmccrostie@mail2.cu-portland.edu


Section Membership

If you are interested in joining the Diversity Section, complete the Section Registration Form .PDF 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 PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

Meetings & Events

SECTION MEETINGS

The Diversity Section meets meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the fourth Friday of January, March, May, July, September, and November at The Law Center, 525 W. Jefferson Street in Boise (unless otherwise noted). Participation via telephone conference is also available. Dates for upcoming meetings are listed below.

July 25, 2014 - AGENDA
September 26, 2014
November 22, 2014
January 23, 2015
March 27, 2015

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

None at this time.

Meeting Minutes PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

March 28, 2014
January 24, 2014
November 22, 2013
September 20, 2013
July 17, 2013
May 24, 2013
March 15, 2013
January 25, 2013
December 14, 2012
September 28, 2012
July 13, 2012
December 2, 2011

Current Events


Congratulations to the 2013 Justice for All Award recipient, Linda Pall!

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AVAILABLE RESOURCES

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:

  1. A Time for Justice: America’s Civil Rights Movement - Includes a large Civil Rights Timeline poster, 38-minute film, and Teacher’s Guide DVD – Academy Award Winner for Best Documentary Short Subject
  2. The Children’s March - Includes 40-minute film and Teacher’s Guide DVD – Academy Award Winner for Best Documentary Short Subject
  3. Viva La Causa: The Story of Cesar Chavez and a Great Movement for Social Justice - Includes a  39-minute film and Teacher’s Guide DVD
  4. Bullied - Includes 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.

EVENT SUMMARIES

April 7, 2014 - Courtroom Skills at Concordia (Boise)
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

SPONSORS

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:

 

 

Thank You for Donating!

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
  • Litster Frost Injury Lawyers
  • Moffatt, Thomas, Barrett, Rock & Fields, Chtd.
  • Owens & Crandall, PLLC
  • Parsons Behle & Latimer
  • Perkins Coie, LLP
  • Stoel Rives, LLP

Disclaimer

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.

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