FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Idaho State Bar recognizes North Idaho members at Annual Resolution Meeting October 31, 2017-Coeur d’Alene, Idaho—The Idaho State Bar will be recognizing three of its North Idaho members during the Annual First District Bar Association Resolution Meeting to be held at North Idaho College on Thursday, November 2 at Noon.
- Ausey H. “Rusty” Robnett will receive the Professionalism Award, given to at least one attorney in each of Idaho’s seven judicial districts who has engaged in extraordinary activity in his or her community, in the state, or in the profession, which reflects the highest standards of professionalism. Robnett is with Lake City Law Group, PLLC, with offices in Coeur d’Alene and Priest River, Idaho and in Spokane, WA. He has been an Idaho lawyer for 33 years and is a graduate of Northwestern School of Law and Lewis and Clark College. Robnett resides in Coeur d’Alene.
- Alycia T. Moss will receive the Denise O’Donnell Day Pro Bono Award, presented to the person(s) from each judicial district that has donated extraordinary time and effort to help clients who are unable to pay for legal services. In 2016, Moss wrapped up 150 hours of pro bono work on an immigration case in which she obtained asylum for a victim of domestic violence while simultaneously engaging in ongoing representation of several other pro bono clients. Moss is with Smith + Malek with offices in Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint and Boise. She has been practicing in Idaho for 12 years and is a graduate of the University of Idaho College of Law. Moss resides in Coeur d’Alene.
- The Honorable Debra A. Heise of Sandpoint will be recognized as a Retiring Judge. She served Bonner County and the First Judicial District as a Magistrate Judge. Judge Heise is a graduate of Florida State University School of Law.