John R Justice Grant Applications due by Sept. 5

The University of Idaho College of Law is accepting applications for the John R Justice Grant until September 5, 2018 for the 2016-17 and 2017-2018 years. (The deadline has been extended from August 31). The John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program (JRJ) provides loan repayment assistance for state and federal public defenders and state prosecutors who agree to remain employed as public defenders and prosecutors for at least three years. County and city prosecutors prosecuting adult and juvenile criminal cases are eligible, (prosecutors handling child support and Child Protection cases are ineligible) as are federal, state, and county public defenders (public defenders working under contracts are ineligible).

Please visit this website if you are interested:

Email Sunil Ramalingam at for forms and more information.

Call for Nominations: Richard C. Fields Civility Award- Deadline Sept. 21

The Idaho State Bar Professionalism & Ethics Section and Concordia University School of Law are honored to invite nominations for the Richard C. Fields Civility Award. Dick Fields was consistently recognized for his service, professionalism, and leadership within the Idaho State Bar and was known in the legal community as an advocate for civility in the practice of law. Dick received the Idaho State Bar’s Distinguished Lawyer Award in 2000 and chaired the Dean’s Advisory Council at Concordia Law since its inception in 2009, until his passing in April 2014.

In honor of Dick’s memory and the legacy he left for future generations of lawyers in Idaho, we invite you to nominate an Idaho lawyer who demonstrates a commitment to professionalism and civility in the profession. To do so, please send an email to Julianne Hall, (, Professionalism & Ethics Section Chair, with the name of the attorney and a paragraph describing the attorney’s commitment to civility in the profession. The selection committee will also consider any accompanying information such as resumes or letters in support, though that information is not required. The intent is to present the Richard C. Fields Civility Award at the Idaho State Bar’s 2018 Resolution Meeting (aka The Roadshow) in the district of the awardee’s residence upon receiving confirmation from the respective local district bar officers.

Deadline for submitting a nomination is Friday, September 21, 2018.

Seventh District Investiture of Andrew Woolf- Sept. 21








DATE:  September 21, 2018

TIME: 3:30 p.m.

  • Swearing in Ceremony
  • Brief Program
  • Reception immediately following the ceremony

Public Invited

Second Annual Idaho AILA Conference September 14 & 15

Second Annual Idaho AILA Conference
September 14-15

Limelight Hotel in Ketchum, Idaho

For more information and registration click here

2018 District of Idaho Bench Bar Conferences


Fort Hall – Sept 14

Boise – Oct 26

For more information

Federal Bar Association 14th Annual Tri-State Seminar Sept. 20-22

The Utah Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is excited to announce the 14th Annual Tri-State Seminar, September 20-22, 2018 at the Lodges at Deer Valley.

The Tri-State Seminar is an annual seminar addressing a wide range of topics.  The seminar rotates between Jackson, Wyoming, Park City, Utah and Sun Valley, Idaho.  The Tri-State Seminar was founded 14 years ago by the Honorable Judges Bill Downes (Wyoming), Dee Benson (Utah) and Lynn Winmill (Idaho), to discuss issues that affect western states and provide opportunities for members of the three FBA chapters to meet fellow federal practitioners.

Attached you find the seminar agenda that includes both links for hotel reservations and registration (link below as well). A group rate is available at The Lodges at Deer Valley for $149 per night.  To receive the discounted rate, hotel room reservations must be made by August 21, 2018.
Questions?  Please contact Shelly Miller at (801) 656-5910    OR
Susie Headlee at (208) 867-8169  /


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