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Resolution Process (aka Roadshow)

Unlike many state bars, the Idaho State Bar cannot take positions on legislative matters, rules of court, or substantive rules governing the Bar itself at its Annual Meeting or by act of its Bar Commissioners without first submitting such matters to the membership through the Resolution Process.

The Resolution Process is set forth in Idaho Bar Commission Rule 906. Resolutions may be submitted by a District Bar Association, the Board of Commissioners, a Bar committee, or an individual member of the Bar. Resolutions submitted by a District Bar Association, the Board of Commissioners, or the Idaho Supreme Court are automatically included in the resolution process.

Resolutions submitted are presented to the District Bar representatives and Board of Commissioners for consideration. This body votes on whether to circulate the resolution to the membership. Approved resolutions are mailed to each member of the Idaho State Bar. Included in the information mailed to members will be the text of each resolution and, if available, any additional information explaining the intent and purpose of the resolution. The deadline to submit resolutions is Monday, September 25, 2017.

The 2017 Resolution Process Voter Pamphlet will be mailed to all voting members mid-October, 2017. Each District Bar Association is scheduled to hold its resolution meeting during November. Ballots were will be available at all resolution meetings, and they'll be mailed to those voting members who are unable to attend. Voting closes on Monday, December 4, 2017.

The 2016 results are available HERE.

Important Dates

  • November 2 - November 13: District Bar Association Resolution Meetings

 

  • Monday, December 4, 2017: Voting Deadline

 

The 2017 resolution meetings are scheduled as follows:

 

District District Bar President Date of Meeting Meeting Location Time of Meeting
First District Mischelle R. Fulgham Thursday

Nov. 2

North Idaho College

1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene

10:30 a.m. CLE

12 noon Meeting

Second District William

Jeremy Carr

Thursday

Nov. 2

Meriwether’s Bistro in the Red Lion

621 21st St., Lewiston

4:30 p.m. CLE

6:00 p.m. Meeting

Third District Michael K. Porter Wednesday

Nov. 15

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

4104 E. Flamingo Ave., Nampa

4:30 p.m. CLE

6:00 p.m. Meeting

Fourth District Philip M.

Bevis

Wednesday

Nov. 15

Barber Park Event Center

4049 S. Eckert Rd., Boise

10:30 a.m. CLE

12 noon Meeting

Fifth District Nancy H. Austin Tuesday

Nov. 14

The Stone House

330 4th Ave. S., Twin Falls

4:30 p.m. CLE

6:00 p.m. Meeting

Sixth District Aaron N.

Thompson

Tuesday

Nov. 14

Juniper Hills Country Club

6600 S. Bannock Highway, Pocatello

10:30 a.m. CLE

12 noon Meeting

Seventh District Jonathan W. Harris Monday

Nov. 13

Marriott Residence Inn

635 W. Broadway, Idaho Falls

10:30 a.m. CLE

12 noon Meeting