Lawyer Referral Service
It’s easy to join the LRS!!
To join the Lawyer Referral Service, contact Kyme Graziano
or at 208-334-4500. Registration rates are as follows: a first-year attorney will pay $50 each year; 2-5 years of practice would be $100; and 6 years or more would pay $125. Registration is good until the end of the calendar year.
Idaho Academy of Leadership for Lawyers
The Idaho Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (IALL) is a highly selective and well-regarded leadership training program for lawyers from across the State of Idaho. It brings together some of the best and brightest attorneys in Idaho and teaches them leadership skills that they can use to improve the legal profession and transform their communities.
Idaho Lawyer Assistance Program
The mission of the Idaho Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP) is to provide support for lawyers who are experiencing problems associated with substance abuse and/or mental health issues in a safe manner, preserving the reputation and trust of the attorney. All information is 100% confidential and will not be reported to the Idaho State Bar
The ISB Mentor Program can assist new lawyers in the transition from law school to a successful law practice by pairing the lawyer with an experience lawyer in their local community.
Succession Planning Guide
Although it is hard to think about events that could render you unable to continue practicing law, freak accidents, unexpected illness and untimely death do occur. Following the suggestions made available via these resources will help to protect your clients’ interests and will help to make your practice a valuable asset to your estate.
Available to all members, this web-based legal research library and search engine is packed with important legal resources, including citation analysis, appellate summaries and positive/negative case treatment. Its database is continually updated. Access Casemaker
by clicking the button above. If unsure about your password, contact the Idaho State Bar at 208-334-4500.
Consult with the staff attorneys in Bar Counsel’s Office
regarding the Idaho Rules of Professional Conduct
Fee Arbitration Program
The Fee Arbitration
program offers an efficient, private and free way to resolve client fee disputes. Fee arbitration can be requested by either the client or the attorney.
The Idaho State Bar offers a free job announcement service to law related employers and employees. View current job announcements
from throughout the state, or request to post one of your own. For national announcements, visit the American Bar Association (ABA) Career Resource Center
Desk Book Directory
The Desk Book Directory
is a supplement to The Advocate
and is disseminated each April. The Idaho State Bar Commission Rules
, the Idaho Rules of Professional Conduct
, the Local Court Rules and the Rules of the Idaho Judicial Council are included, along with information about the judicial districts and contact information for attorneys and judges. Alternatively, the Digital Desk Book
is available via the web.
This weekly electronic update details upcoming CLE programs, Section and district bar activities, general legal announcements and more. For the current E-Bulletin, click HERE
Members are welcome to use meeting space in downtown Boise at the Law Center
, which includes two conference rooms and a classroom. Call 208-334-4500 to reserve space.
Published nine times a year, this official magazine of the Idaho State Bar
features topics of interest to the Idaho legal community, including notices of Bar activities, rule changes, discipline cases, CLE opportunities and articles written by lawyers from various Practice Sections or other statewide legal entities.
Client Assistance Fund
Under special provisions of the Idaho State Bar and Idaho Supreme Court Rules, a fund has been created for maintaining the integrity and protecting the good name of the legal profession by reimbursing claimants for losses caused by dishonest conduct of a lawyer. Under the program, fees are paid by all lawyers throughout the state to assist in compensating members of the public for an Idaho lawyer’s dishonest conduct when the claimant has no other recourse to recoup the loss. For more detailed information, select: Client Assistance Fund
Pro Bono Service
The Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program
(IVLP) organizes Idaho private attorneys to expand pro bono legal resources. IVLP staff members screen applicants for income and case eligibility and support volunteer attorneys as they prepare cases. Submit a Pro Bono Pledge
with IVLP to provide an invaluable service.
Supporting Civic Education
Law Related Education
(LRE) provides Idaho teachers and students with materials and strategies to reinforce civic education. LRE relies on attorney volunteers for programs, including Citizens’ Law Academy
, the Turning 18 in Idaho
publication and the Idaho High School Mock Trial Program
There are 18 committees of the Idaho State Bar and Law Foundation which provide vision and oversight to various programs and functions. Learn more about how the Bar and Law Foundation operate, meet other lawyers and serve the profession by volunteering for a committee position.
To view Bar committee positions, select: ISB Committees
To view Law Foundation committee positions, select: ILF Committees