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Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section

The Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section of the Idaho State Bar works closely with the Federal Court to create easier access to the Court by Idaho’s practitioners. Each year in February, the section holds its annual business meeting in conjunction with its annual seminar. The section meets at 4:00 p.m. (MT) on the third Wednesday of the month via telephone conference.

Upcoming Meetings & Material

Next Meeting: Agenda | Material

Past Meetings
Tip of the Month
Case Summaries
  • Case Summaries – Summer 2012
  • Case Summaries – Summer 2011
Section Sponsored Issues of The Advocate
  • November / December 2019
  • November/December 2015 – Co-Sponsored with the Employment & Labor Law Section
  • January 2012
  • June/July 2009
  • January 2006

If you are a member of the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section, you may elect to participate in our ListServ. We welcome you to this helpful service, by and for our members!

Within 30 days of becoming a Section member, your email address will be added to the ListServ. If you do not wish to participate in the ListServ, you may click “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of an email at any time, or you may contact Patrick Geile at (208) 888-9111 or

Professionalism Award

The 2020 Professionalism Award was presented to: Hon. Terry L. Myers. To view a list of past recipients, select: Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section Professionalism Award Recipients.

Section Sponsored CLE Courses On-Demand

The following courses were sponsored by the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy 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.

Section Membership

If you are interested in joining the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section, complete the Section Registration Form and return it with payment to Dayna Ferrero at the Idaho State Bar, PO Box 895, Boise, Idaho 83701. To make payment online, please detail that you are paying for dues for the Agricultural Law Section, please use the Online Payment Form and list the BNK section dues in the payment description.

Membership dues are as follows:

2021 Standard Membership Dues – $30
Paralegals of Section Members – $15

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

Section Officers

CLE Chairperson
Vice Chairperson
Newsletter Chairperson
Past Chairperson


The Commercial Law & Bankruptcy 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 fields of Bankruptcy law. 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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