The Professionalism & Ethics Section Council of the Idaho State Bar initiates a full schedule of yearly meetings and activities. Each August, the Section co-sponsors with the UI College of Law and Concordia University School of Law’s, Ethics Orientation, designed for first year students on their first day of law school. The section meets at 12:00 p.m. (MT) on the first Tuesday of the month at The Law Center, 525 W. Jefferson Street in Boise. Participation via telephone conference is also available.
Upcoming Meetings & Material
Next Meeting: Agenda | Material TBD
- Professionalism & Ethics Section Meeting on July 2, 2019 12:00 pm
- Professionalism & Ethics Section Meeting on August 6, 2019 12:00 pm
- Professionalism & Ethics Section Meeting on September 3, 2019 12:00 pm
- Professionalism & Ethics Section Meeting on October 1, 2019 12:00 pm
- Professionalism & Ethics Section Meeting on November 5, 2019 12:00 pm
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.
Other Upcoming Events & CLEs
None at this time.
Additional Course Material Links for Nov. 6th CLE
- Well-Being Pledge for Legal Employers
- The Path to Lawyer Well-Being Report
- Well-Being Toolkit in a Nutshell
- Well-Being Toolkit
Proposed Rule 8.4(g) Materials
Richard C. Fields Civility Award
The Idaho State Bar Professionalism & Ethics Section and Concordia University School of Law present the Richard C. Fields Civility Award each year. Dick Fields was consistently recognized for his service, professionalism, and leadership within the Idaho State Bar and was known in the legal community as an advocate for civility in the practice of law. Dick received the Idaho State Bar’s Distinguished Lawyer Award in 2000 and chaired the Dean’s Advisory Council at Concordia Law since its inception in 2009, until his passing in April 2014. In honor of Dick’s memory and the legacy he left for future generations of lawyers in Idaho, this award is presented to an Idaho lawyer who demonstrates a commitment to professionalism and civility in the profession. To view a list of previous recipients, select: Richard C. Fields Civility Award Past Recipients.
- American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct – Aug 2012
- American Bar Association Adopted Resolutions (105A-F)
- Standards for Civility in Professional Conduct
- A Consumer’s Guide to Idaho Lawyers
- Bar Counsel’s Office
- Idaho Rules of Professional Conduct (IRPC)
- Idaho Bar Commission Rules (IBCR)
- Idaho Court Rules (ICR)
- Idaho Code
- The ABA Center for Professional Responsibility
- American Legal Ethics Library
More About Our Section
The Professionalism & Ethics Section through its outreach efforts, strives to preserve and enhance the level of ethics, civility, and professionalism in the practice of law and to raise the public’s perception of our profession. Consistent with this mission, the Section promoted the adoption of the “Standards for Civility in Professional Conduct Guidelines” and assisted in the publication of “Consumer’s Guide to Idaho Lawyers.” The Section sponsors a variety of CLE programs throughout the year for practicing attorneys, and annually sponsors an issue of the Idaho State Bar’s Advocate devoted to ethics and professionalism. Membership in this Section provides Idaho attorneys an opportunity to work closely with colleagues who share a vision for a profession that embodies personal courtesy and professional and ethical integrity in the fullest sense of those terms. Section meetings are currently held the first Tuesday noon of each month in Boise at The Law Center (teleconference access from throughout the state). Please join and help us in our efforts.
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