FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16, 2018-Peter C. Erbland of Coeur d’Alene will receive the Idaho State Bar’s highest honor – the Distinguished Lawyer Award – July 18 during the Idaho State Bar Annual Meeting in Sun Valley. A partner with Lake City Law Group, one of North Idaho’s largest firms, Erbland received his undergraduate degree from Saint Bonaventure University and his law degree from Gonzaga University School of Law.. From 1993 to 1996, Erbland served on the Bar’s Professional Conduct Board. He served on the Idaho Pro Bono Commission from 2008 to 2011 and again from 2012 to 2013. Erbland is a former Chief Deputy Prosecutor for Kootenai County and former Chief of the Criminal Justice Division for the Office of the Idaho Attorney General. In 2016, he received the Idaho State Bar’s Professionalism Award.
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.