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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 their annual business meeting in conjunction with their 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

To participate in the next scheduled meeting, you may RSVP at least 24-hours in advance via email to Dayna Ferrero. 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.

Upcoming Events

  • 39th Annual Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Seminar – February 5, 2021 (Live Webcast)
    Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section

    Friday, February 5, 2021
    9:00 am – 6:00 pm MST
    *Live Webcast

    The Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section is going virtual for its 39th Annual Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Seminar on February 5th.  The conference will still be jam-packed with a variety of topics and knowledgeable speakers on various aspects of bankruptcy law and practice. 

    Registration is open! For more information and to register click HERE

Section Sponsored CLE Courses On – Demand

The following courses that 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 with payment to Dayna Ferrero at the Idaho State Bar, PO Box 895, Boise, Idaho 83701.

Membership dues are as follows:

2020 Standard Membership Dues – $30
Paralegals of Section Members – $15

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

Past Meetings

June 17, 2020
September 25, 2019

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 with 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.


Robert A. Faucher

Vice Chairperson

Tecla Druffel


Patrick J. Geile

CLE Chairperson

Tecla Druffel

Newsletter Chairperson

Brian T. Tucker

Past Chairperson

Paul N.J. Ross

At Large Council Members

Matthew Christensen
Jeffrey H. Andrews


The Commercial Law & Bankruptcy 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 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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