Redacted Idaho Supreme Court Order adopting the majority “entire file” rule

The Idaho Supreme Court has issued an Order regarding the scope of documents a lawyer is ethically required to surrender to a former client under Idaho Rule of Professional Conduct 1.16(d). Please click the link below to review a redacted copy of the Order.

Consistent with the Court’s Order, the Idaho State Bar Board of Commissioners is evaluating a proposed change to the Idaho Rules of Professional Conduct reflecting the Court’s adoption of the “entire file” rule and to address what file materials fall under the “narrow exceptions” category.

Redacted Order adopting the majority “entire file” rule