2022 Idaho Family Law Fall Conference (Coeur d’Alene)

Event Details

2022 Idaho Family Law Fall Conference

Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Family Law Section

Friday, October 28th and

Saturday, October 29th

*In-Person Attendance Only

The Coeur d’Alene Resort
115 S. 2nd Street – Coeur d’Alene

13.5 CLE credits of which 1.25 is Ethics and 3.0 are NAC Approved (pending)


Family Law Section Members: $350.00

Standard Registration / Non-Section Members: $375.00

Law Students: $200.00

Take advantage of section membership benefits and join the Family Law section for $30!


Click here to view agenda with full course descriptions.

Thursday October 27, 2022

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.   Welcome Reception and Networking Opportunity


Friday October 28, 2022:

7:00 a.m.           Continental breakfast

8:00 a.m.          Keynote Address

                              Handling High Conflict Family Law Disputes

                                Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.  High Conflict Institute

12:00 p.m.         Hosted lunch Coeur d’Alene Resort

1:00 p.m.           Breakout sessions

                              Breakout 1      

                             Being Part of the Solution Instead of Part of the Problem, Resolving High Conflict Cases

                             Sarah K. Mello, Mello Law, PLLC

                              Frances R. Stern, MSBT Law

                              Breakout 2

                             Assessing Risk, Safety, and The Children’s Best Interests:  What we Know and What We Don’t

                             Dr. Steven Tutty, PhD, Northwest Family Psychology

                              Breakout 3     

                              Interactive Workshop

                             Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq., High Conflict Institute

3:15 p.m.            Break

3:30 p.m.           Idaho Magistrate Judge’s Panel

                                Hon. Lori T. Meulenberg,1st Judicial District Magistrate

                                Hon. Karin R. Seubert, 2nd Judicial District Magistrate

                                Hon. Kerry E. Michaelson, 3rd Judicial District Magistrate

                                Hon. Laurie A. Fortier, 4th Judicial District Magistrate

                                Hon. Diane M. Walker, 4th Judicial District Magistrate

                                Hon. Aaron N. Thompson, 6th Judicial District Magistrate

6:30 p.m.            No Host Cocktail Social

7:00 p.m.            Buffet dinner and Awards presentation

Saturday October 29, 2022

7:00 a.m.           Continental breakfast

8:00 a.m.           Idaho Family Case Law Update

                             Mackenzie E. Whatcott, Cosho Humphrey, LLP

9:00 a.m.           Dealing with a Pro Se Party: How to Navigate the Professional Ethics Mine Field

                                   Anne Solomon, Flammia & Solomon, PC

10:15 a.m.            Dumpster Fires: Managing Parent Child Contact Problems (PCCP) 

                                   Jennifer Ritter, LCPC

                                   Nekane Arrieta-Resnick, LCPC

                                   Kristie Browning, MPA, CPM

1:15 p.m.                Conference concludes


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The Coeur d’Alene Resort
115 S. 2nd Street – Coeur d’Alene


Individuals can make their reservations by using the online link below or by calling the The Coeur d’Alene Resort Reservations Department seven days a week from 8 am to 8 pm (PT) at 888-956-6542, then press #2 and then #1 to get Group Reservations.  Rooms must be booked by Monday, September 26th.

Reserve Your Hotel Online Here

Please note that the reservation link covers Thursday through Saturday.  If you would like to extend your stay on either side of the event dates, please contact the Reservations Department at 888-956-6542, to receive the group rate based on the overall resort availability.  We recommend booking your room early as this resort is very popular and books up several months in advance.


Guest Room Nightly Rates are as follows plus tax.

North Wing –  $219

Park Tower –  $249

Lake Tower –  $279