FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16, 2018-Third Judicial District Court Judge Gene A. Petty of Caldwell will receive an Idaho State Bar Service Award on July 19 at the Idaho State Bar Annual Meeting in Sun Valley. Prior to his appointment to the District Court bench, Judge Petty served as chairperson of the Idaho Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, chairperson of the Professionalism & Ethics Section of the Idaho State Bar, and served on The Advocate (The official publication of the Idaho State Bar) Editorial Advisory Board. As a lawyer and now as a Judge, Petty mentors first year law students at the University of Idaho College of Law and Concordia University School of Law on the importance of ethics, civility, and professionalism.
Service Awards are given each year to lawyers and non-lawyers for exemplary service to the Idaho State Bar and/or Idaho Law Foundation.