Amendments to the Idaho Appellate Rules

Amendments to the Idaho Appellate Rules. The amendments to the Idaho Appellate Rules are updates that were prompted by the electronic filing system but pertain to those who are still allowed to file in paper format and thus are not filing under the electronic filing rule.  If you are filing in paper, the clerk’s office no longer wishes to receive six copies of motions and briefs or to have briefs bound.  Instead, the original filing is scanned into the system.  The amendments will save time and money for those who are not e-filing and they are effective immediately.   The order can be found on the Idaho Supreme Court webpage at

ABA Retirement Funds Webinar: New Year, New Markets? – January 29

New Year, New Markets? Join the ABA Retirement Funds Program on January 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. MST for a live webinar with Mercer as they update us on the state of the market for the New Year. We will review 2018, discuss the recent market volatility, as well as look forward to what 2019 has in store. And don’t worry, if you can’t make the live webinar, register anyway and you will be sent the recorded version once it is uploaded to our website. Registration link:

Contested Fifth District Judicial Election Attorney Survey Results

2018 Contested Fifth District Judicial Election – Attorney Survey Results Here BOISE – The Idaho State Bar (ISB) recently conducted a survey of its members on the qualifications of candidates for the contested Fifth District Court Judge position. The two candidates are David W. Gadd and Roger B. Harris. The ISB does not interpret or express any opinion about the attached results and makes no endorsements. Of the 5,468 Idaho attorneys and judges sent the survey, 228 responded between September 27 and October 12. Attorneys were asked to rate a candidate only if they have personal and/or professional experience with the candidate. The ISB membership passed a resolution in 2003 that requested a survey be developed for contested judicial elections. A committee of lawyers and judges developed the four-question survey and the ISB has conducted the survey for every contested judicial election since 2006. The survey rates candidates on four criteria: 1). Integrity and Independence 2). Knowledge and Understanding of the Law 3). Judicial Temperament and Demeanor 4). Legal Ability and Experience.  

Law, Planning and Wildfire in the Wildland-Urban Interface CLE Oct. 19 -Boise

Law, Planning and Wildfire in the Wildland-Urban Interface: The Future of Government and Governance of Disaster in the West This symposium brings together national experts on land use planning for wildfire in the wildland-urban interface. The event is appropriate for lawyers, planners, government officials, and developers. State Capitol Building, Lincoln Auditorium Boise, Idaho Oct. 19, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Basic Admission: $75 Government / non-profit sector attorneys seeking 5.25 CLE credits: $100 Private sector attorneys seeking 5.25 CLE credits: $125 (CLE pending approval with Idaho State Bar) (Admission includes lunch and refreshments) Visit the website for more details: