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Appellate Practice Section

The Appellate Practice Section of the Idaho State Bar offers representation and services to both civil and criminal attorneys who practice before state and federal appellate courts. The section meets quarterly (April, June, September and December) at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) at The Law Center, 525 W. Jefferson Street in Boise. Participation via telephone conference is also available.

Other Upcoming Events & CLEs

Announcements

  • MEET AND GREET WITH IDAHO’S STATE APPELLATE JUDGES Thursday, April 25, 2019

    5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (MT)

    Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center, Room 313

    514 W. Jefferson Street – Boise, ID

    (Co-sponsored by our Section and the UofI College of Law)

  • RECEPTION IN HONOR OF RET. JUSTICE SCHROEDER

    Thursday, May 2, 2019

    3:00 – 5:00 p.m. (MT)

    Ada County Courthouse

    Commissioners’ Hearing Room (First Floor)

    200 W. Front Street – Boise, ID

    (Co-sponsored by our Section and the Fourth District Bar)

  • APPELLATE PRACTICE - CLE – Strategies For The Appellate Practitioner

    Friday, October 4, 2019

    8:30 – 4:30 (MT) Concordia Law School, Boise

    (Featured Speaker:  Amir Ali, Supreme Court & Appellate Counsel at MacArthur Justice Center; Director of Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic at Harvard Law School) plus others – stay tuned for additional speakers & registration information …

The Appellate Practice Section meets quarterly on the second Thursday of April, June, September and December at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) at The Law Center, 525 W. Jefferson Street in Boise. Participation via telephone conference is also available. Dates for upcoming meetings are listed below.

Next MeetingAgenda TBD | Materials TBD

To participate in the next scheduled meeting, you may RSVP at least 24-hours in advance, via email to Dayna Ferrero - please specify if you will be attending in person or via telephone conference. A meeting agenda and/or any additional materials (if available) will be provided to all participants via email prior to the meeting and posted online for reference. NOTE: Section meeting dates/location are subject to change.

PAST MEETINGS

September 10, 2015 - Canceled
December 10, 2015 - AGENDA
April 14, 2016 - AGENDA / MATERIALS
June 9, 2016 - Canceled (Section will hold a breakfast reception on July 15 at 7:00 a.m. in conjunction with the ISB Annual Meeting)
September 8, 2016 - AGENDA / MATERIALS
December 8, 2016 - AGENDA / POWERPOINT / HANDOUT 
April 13, 2017 - AGENDA
June 8, 2017 - AGENDAMATERIALS / Ninth Circuit Pro Bono Program Expense Reimb. Form / Ninth Circuit Pro Bono Program Sign-Up Form
December 14, 2017 - AGENDA / MATERIALS
April 12, 2018 - AGENDA
June 14, 2018 - AGENDA / MATERIALS
July 12, 2018 - AGENDA
August 9, 2018 - AGENDA
September 13, 2018 - AGENDA / MATERIALS
October 11, 2018 - AGENDA
November 8, 2018 - AGENDA
December 13, 2018 - AGENDA / MATERIALS
January 10, 2019 - AGENDA (Governing Council Meeting)
February 14, 2019 - AGENDA (Governing Council Meeting)

March 14, 2019 - AGENDA

April 12, 2019 -  AGENDA

If you are interested in joining the Appellate Practice Section, please complete the Section Registration Form and return with payment to Dayna Ferrero at the Idaho State Bar, PO Box 895, Boise, Idaho 83701. Membership dues are as follows:

2019 Standard Membership Dues:  $25
Attorneys Admitted to ISB Less Than 3 Years: $10
Law Students: FREE

To view the section's by-laws, select: Appellate Practice Section By-Laws

The Idaho Appellate Handbook, 4th Edition, is now available for purchase. Prices are $100.00 for section members and $150.00 for non-section members. To purchase, fill out the Publication Order Form and submit with appropriate payment.

February 14, 2019 - Council Meeting

January 18, 2019 - Special Council Meeting
January 10, 2019 - Council Meeting
December 13, 2018 - Member Meeting
November 8, 2018 - Council Meeting
October 11, 2018 - Council Meeting
September 13, 2018 - Member Meeting
August 9, 2018 - Council Meeting
June 14, 2018 - Member Meeting
May 10, 2018 - Council Meeting
April 12, 2018 - Member Meeting
March 8, 2018 - Council Meeting
February 8, 2018 - Council Meeting
January 11, 2018 - Council Meeting
December 19-22, 2017 - Council Meeting
December 14, 2017 - Member Meeting
November 9, 2017 - Council Meeting
October 5, 2017 - Council Meeting
August 10, 2017 - Council Meeting
July 13, 2017 - Council Meeting
June 8, 2017 - Member Meeting
May 11, 2017 - Council Meeting
April 13, 2017 - Member Meeting
February 9, 2017 - Council Meeting
January 12, 2017 - Council Meeting
December 8, 2016 - Member Meeting
November 17, 2016 - Council Meeting
October 13, 2016 - Council Meeting
September 8, 2016 - Member Meeting
August 8, 2016 - Member Meeting
April 14, 2016 - Annual Meeting
March 10, 2016 - Council Meeting
February 11, 2016 - Council Meeting
January 14, 2016 - Council Meeting
December 10, 2015 - Member Meeting
November 12, 2015 - Council Meeting
July 9, 2015 - Council Meeting
June 11, 2015 - Member Meeting
May 14, 2015 - Member Meeting
April 9, 2015 - Annual Meeting
March 12, 2015 - Member Meeting
February 12, 2015 - Member Meeting
January 8, 2015 - Council Meeting

October 9, 2014
Hon. Gerald F. Schroeder - Effective Appellate Argument

August 14, 2014
Hon. Daniel T. Eismann, Idaho Supreme Court - What is a Judgment?

June 12, 2014
Stephen W. Kenyon, Clerk of the Courts - Updates on Appellate Practice in Idaho
Kevin Iverson, Idaho Supreme Court CIO - Technology and Your Supreme Court

Council Members

Kimberly A. Coster

Idaho State Appellate Public Defender's Office

322 E. Front Street, Ste. 570

Boise, Idaho 83702

Phone: (208) 334-2712

Fax: (208) 334-2985

Kcoster@sapd.state.id.us

Lori A. Fleming

Office of the Attorney General

PO Box 83720

Boise, Idaho 83720-0010

Phone: (208) 334-4531

Fax: (208) 854-8074

lori.fleming@ag.idaho.gov

Ben P. McGreevy
Idaho State Appellate Public Defender's Office
322 E. Front Street, Ste. 570
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 334-2712
Fax: (208) 334-2985
bmcgreevy@sapd.state.id.us

Brian R. Dickson
Idaho State Appellate Public Defender's Office
322 E. Front Street, Ste. 570
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 334-2712
Fax: (208) 334-2985
bdickson@sapd.state.id.us

Stephen L. Adams
Gjording Fouser, PLLC
121 N. 9th Street, Ste. 600
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 336-9777
Fax: (208) 336-9177
sadams@gfidaholaw.com

Brian V. Church
Office of the Attorney General
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0010
Phone: (208) 334-2400
brian.church@ag.idaho.gov

Leslie M. Hayes
Office of the Attorney General
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0010
Phone: (208) 334-4538
Fax: (208) 854-8073
leslie.hayes@ag.idaho.gov

Jaycee L. Nall
Idaho Supreme Court
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0101
Phone: (801) 388-9582
JNall@idcourts.net

Theodore S. Tollefson
Office of the Attorney General
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0010
Phone: (208) 334-4548
Fax: (208) 854-8074
ted.tollefson@ag.idaho.gov

R. Jonathan Shirts

Fourth Judicial District

200 W. Front Street

Boise, Idaho 83702

Phone: (208) 287-7522

rjshirts@gmail.com

Sara M. Berry

Holland & Hart, LLP

PO Box 2527

Boise, Idaho 83701-2527

Phone: (208) 342-5000

Fax: (208) 343-8869

smberry@hollandhart.com

Disclaimer

The Appellate Practice Section of the Idaho State Bar presents information on this web site as a service to our members and others who provide legal services to or are interested in the field of appellate law. Our goal is to provide information, education and networking in this complex 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.