Karen E. Gowland set to receive Idaho State Bar Distinguished Lawyer Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Karen E. Gowland set to receive Idaho State Bar Distinguished Lawyer Award Boise, Idaho-July 10, 2017 – Karen E. Gowland of Boise will receive the Idaho State Bar’s highest honor, the Distinguished Lawyer Award, on July 12 during the Idaho State Bar Annual Meeting in Moscow. Now retired, Gowland spent her 30-year tenure as corporate counsel with Boise Cascade and its affiliates. Gowland currently serves on Boise Cascade Company’s Board of Directors where she chairs the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Governance Committee. In addition, Gowland is chair of the University of Idaho Foundation Board and has served on the Idaho State Bar Professional Conduct Board for 21 years – while serving as chair for the past 15 years. Gowland has a law degree and an accounting degree from the University of Idaho. The Distinguished Lawyer Award is given to an attorney (or attorneys) each year who has distinguished the profession through exemplary conduct and many years of dedicated service to the profession and to Idaho citizens. For more information about the Idaho State Bar Distinguished Lawyer Award or the 2017 Idaho State Bar Annual Meeting, contact Mahmood Sheikh at 208-334-4500. ###