Nominations for the 2018 ISB Commissioner Election Due April 3, 2018 – Attorneys in the Sixth and Seventh districts will be electing a new representative to the Idaho State Bar Board of Commissioners this spring. The new commissioner will replace Kent Higgins (Pocatello). Pursuant to Idaho Bar Commission Rule 900, the new commissioner representing the Sixth and Seventh districts must reside or maintain an office in the Seventh district. Commissioners of the Idaho State Bar – the elected governing body of the Bar – serve for three (3) years, beginning on the last day of the ISB Annual Meeting following their elections. The Board of Commissioners is charged with regulating the legal profession in Idaho, which includes the testing, admission, and licensing of attorneys, overseeing disciplinary functions and administering mandatory continuing legal education requirements.
Nominations must be in writing and signed by at least five (5) members of the ISB in good standing, and eligible to vote in the districts. The Executive Director must receive nominations no later than the close of business on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. A nominating petition form may be obtained by calling the office of the Executive Director at (208) 334-4500 or on the ISB website at www.isb.idaho.gov. Ballots will be distributed electronically to all members eligible to vote in the Sixth and Seventh Districts on Monday, April 16. All ballots properly cast and returned to the ISB office will be counted by a Board of Canvassers at the close of business on Tuesday, May 1.