2022 Spring New Attorney Program (In-Person Only)

Event Details

2022 Spring New Attorney Program

Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Thursday, April 21, 2022
8:00 am to 12:30 pm (MDT)

Boise Centre East

195 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise

*In-Person Attendance Only* 

4.0 CLE credits of which 1.0 is Ethics – NAC Approved


Registration Fee: 

Early Bird Registration (by April 18)            $100.00

Standard Registration                                $130.00


The New Attorney Program consists of an introduction on Idaho practice, procedure, and ethics. This course meets the CLE requirements of Idaho State Bar Commission Rule 402(f)(3).  You must be admitted and sworn into the Idaho State Bar for this course to count toward your New Admittee CLE requirement. If you will not be sworn in on or by April 21, 2022, you will have to wait until Fall 2022 to take this course.


8:00 am      Lawyering Skills

Moderator:     Hon. Jessica M. Lorello – Idaho Court of Appeals

                           James A. Cook – Idaho Legal Aid Services Inc.

                           Catherine A. Freeman – Gjording Fouser, LLP

                           Leon J. Samuels – Ada County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

                          Sarah E. Davis – U.S. District Court, District of Idaho

9:30 am      Break

9:45 am       Idaho State Bar & Idaho Law Foundation Potpourri

                   Maureen R. Braley – Idaho State Bar/Idaho Law Foundation

                   Teresa A. Baker – Idaho State Bar/Idaho Law Foundation

                   Jennifer M. Schindele – Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program

10:15 am    Idaho Lawyer Assistance Program

                   Ronald D. Christian – Third Judicial District Problem Solving Courts

10:45 am    Break

11:00 am    Federal & State Judiciary Panel 

                   Hon. Thomas W. Whitney –District Judge, 3rd Judicial District

                   Hon. Candy W. Dale, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Idaho

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

12:30 pm    Program Concludes


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