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Business & Corporate Law Section

The Business & Corporate Law Section of the Idaho State Bar meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the second Wednesday of the month – September through May (no summer meetings) – 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. The annual business meeting and seminar is held annually each May.

Upcoming Meetings & Material

Next Meeting: Agenda | Materials

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

Upcoming Events & Section Sponsored CLEs

  • October 2019
  • March/April 2018
  • September 2016
  • June/July 2014
  • June/July 2013
  • March/April 2012 – Co-Sponsored with the Litigation Section
  • September 2011
  • September 2010
  • September 2009
  • January 2008
  • October 2006
  • December 2003
  • November 2003

The following courses were sponsored by the Business & Corporate 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 10, 2021

Craig Dammeier and Kristiana Lubomirova –


May 12, 2021

Sheila R. Schwager – Subchapter V of Chapter 11

March 10, 2021

Sim Avila – Covid-19 Vaccinations: Employers Beware


April 14, 2021

UI Law Clinic


March 11, 2020

R. Kade Beorchia – Assignment of Rents to Secured Lender

February 12, 2020

IRPC Rule 6.1


September 11, 2019

Brad Andrews – Ethical Issues of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

March 13, 2019

Jason Melville – Business Succession Issues

November 14, 2018

Bobbi K. Dominick – #Metoo On Year Later


September 12, 2018

David S. Jensen – Proposed Revisions to Update the Idaho Business Corp. Act

May 11, 2018

Wendy Gerwick Couture – Top 10 Business Law Cases of the Year

March 14, 2018

Catherine Crane – Cyber Risk and Insurance Issues


September 13, 2017

Dana M. Herberholz & Christopher G. Simboli – Introduction to Intellectual
Property Law for Business

February 8, 2017

Kirk Houston, Erik Stidham and Claire C. Rosston – Part Two of Three-Part Drafting Series:


September 9, 2015
Mark A. Buchanan – Idaho Benefit Corporations & B Corps

July 1, 2015
David S. Jensen – User’s Guide to the Idaho Uniform Business Organizations Code(PowerPoint) / Table of Contents (handout) / Cross Reference Charts (handout)

April 8, 2015
Thomas Chandler – Negotiating with the Private Equity Buyer

February 11, 2015
Dylan Eaton – Non-Compete Agreements

December 10, 2014
Jason Prince – US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for Beginners (handout) / PowerPoint

November 12, 2014
George Mullin – Debt Financing

September 10, 2014
Brent Wilson and Will Wardwell – Representing Idaho Non-Profits / Representing Idaho Non-Profits (Word Version)

If you are a member of the Business & Corporate Law 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. You will need to activate your account; click here for a step-by-step guide to activating your account.
  • If you do not wish to participate in the ListServ, you may click “Opt out of all emails” in your account settings; click here for a guide. You may also contact Colleen Austin with any questions.

Section Membership

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

Membership dues are as follows:

Standard Membership Dues – $35
Law Students – $10

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

Section Officers


The Business & Corporate 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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