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Animal Law Section

The Animal Law Section of the Idaho State Bar promotes the education, training, and networking of animal law practitioners. The section meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the fourth Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October, and December at The Law Center, 525 W. Jefferson Street in Boise. Meetings may be hybrid or via Zoom only. Please check email notices for confirmation of location.

Upcoming Meetings & Material

Next Meeting: Agenda | Materials

To receive credit for the Section Meeting’s CLE, click here.

Upcoming Events & Section Sponsored CLEs

The following courses were sponsored by the Animal Law Section. They are available to watch on-demand (self-study) with 24/7 availability so you can easily view programs whenever and wherever it is convenient. Click on the course title to see the description of the course and the cost.

November 18, 2013
Linda Pall – Review of U.S. v. Park

August 12, 2013
Matt Hands – Pets Best Insurance

June 10, 2013
Dr. Scott Leibsle DVM, DABVP – Animal Care Investigations

April 8, 2013
Adam P. Karp – Animals and the Law of 1983

March 11, 2013
Idaho Brand Board’s Role in Animal ID Health & Care

February 11, 2013
Adam P. Karp – Getting Emotional: An Exploration of National Caselaw Trends in Pursuit of Non-Economic Damages in Animal Injury & Death Cases

Section Membership

If you are interested in joining the Animal Law Section, please register using the Section Registration Form.

Membership dues are as follows:

Standard Membership Dues – $30
Non-Attorneys & Attorneys Admitted to ISB Less Than 3 Years – $15
Law Students – $0

To view the section’s by-laws, select: Animal Law Section By-Laws.

Section Officers


The Animal Law Section of the Idaho State Bar presents information on this website as a service to our members and others who provide legal services to or are interested in the field of Litigation. Our goal is to provide information, education, and networking in this complex and wide-ranging area of the law.

While we strive to be accurate and timely, and therefore hope to be a valuable resource to users of this site, nothing contained herein should be construed as legal advice and we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or the other sites to which we link.

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