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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.

Announcements

Please note that the Idaho Supreme Court has recently amended the Idaho Appellate Rules. These updates were made pursuant to Orders issued on September 1, 2015 and December 29, 2015, available here:
IAR Order 9-1-15
IAR Order 12-29-15

Upcoming Meetings

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.

September 14, 2017
December 14, 2017

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

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

2016 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 PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

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.

June 8, 2017
May 11, 2017 - Council Meeting
April 13, 2017
February 9, 2017 - Council Meeting
January 12, 2017 - Council Meeting
December 8, 2016
November 17, 2016 - Council Meeting
October 13, 2016 - Council Meeting
September 8, 2016
August 8, 2016
April 14, 2016 - Annual Meeting
March 10, 2016 - Council Meeting
February 11, 2016 - Council Meeting
January 14, 2016 - Council Meeting
December 10, 2015
November 12, 2015 - Council Meeting
July 9, 2015 - Council Meeting
June 11, 2015
May 14, 2015
April 9, 2015 - Annual Meeting
March 12, 2015
February 12, 2015
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

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Council Members

Jessica M. Lorello
Office of the Attorney General
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0010
Phone: (208) 332-3544
Fax: (208) 854-8074
jessica.lorello@ag.idaho.gov

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

Cheryl Rambo
Office of the Attorney General
700 S. Stratford Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: (208) 884-7050
Fax: (208) 884-7228
cheryl.meade@isp.idaho.gov

Christine M. Salmi
Perkins Coie, LLP
PO Box 737
Boise, ID  83701-0737
Phone: (208) 343-3434
Fax: (208) 343-3232
csalmi@perkinscoie.com

Stephen L. Adams
Gjording Fouser, PLLC
PO Box 2837
Boise, ID 83701
Phone: (208) 336-9777
Fax: (208) 336-9177
sadams@gfidaholaw.com

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

Kimberly A. Coster
State Appellate Public Defender
322 E. Front Street, Ste. 570
Boise, ID 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, ID 83720-0010
Phone: (208) 334-4531
Fax: (208) 854-8074
lori.fleming@ag.idaho.gov

Syrena C. Hargrove
U.S. Attorney's Office
Washington Group Plaza IV
800 Park Blvd., Ste. 600
Boise, ID 83712-9903
Phone: (208) 334-1211
Fax: (208) 334-9375
syrena.hargrove@usdoj.gov

Leslie M. Goemaere 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

Stephen W. Kenyon
Idaho Supreme Court
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0101
Phone: (208) 334-2210
Fax: (208) 334-2616
skenyon@idcourts.net

William Christopher Pooser
Stoel Rives, LLP
101 S. Capitol Blvd., Ste. 1900
Boise, ID 83702-7705
Phone:  (208) 387-4289
Fax:  (208) 389-9040
wcpooser@stoel.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.