The attorney disciplinary process is governed by Idaho Bar Commission Rules (IBCR) Section V.
Information on the disciplinary process is available along with a flow chart developed to illustrate it:
- Bar Counsel Dispositions of Grievances and Professional Conduct Board Review of Bar Counsel’s Dispositions
- Professional Conduct Board Review of Formal Charge Cases
- Discipline Process Flow Chart
The fee arbitration process is governed by Idaho Bar Commission Rules (IBCR) Section VII.
The Client Assistance Fund is governed by Idaho Bar Commission Rules (IBCR) Section VI.
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
- Information on Notice of Public Discipline is also available.
Unauthorized Practice of Law is governed by Idaho Bar Commission Rules (IBCR) Section VIII.