Upcoming Idaho Law Foundation and
Idaho State Bar CLE Programs

Registration Policy:
Walk-in registrations will be accepted as space allows; however, there will be an additional $5.00 fee charged for all walk-in registrations.

For registration questions, please contact Legal Education Department:
Voice:  (208) 334-4500
Fax:     (208) 334-2764

Cancellation Policy:
Registrations may be cancelled without charge if a cancellation request is received a minimum of 48 hours prior to the program. A $10 administrative fee will be charged if a registration is cancelled less than 48 hours prior to the program. To cancel your registration, email Dayna Ferrero or call (208) 334-4500.

CLE Options:
We offer several options for CLE attendees - please watch for the following icons when determining the next CLE you plan to attend.

NAC - Course has been approved for New Admittee Credit.
Teleseminar - Telephonic participation ONLY. Attendee must register online to participate.
Available as a live Webcast - Live webcast OPTIONAL
Available as a live WebcastONLY - Webcast participation ONLY (no in-person attendance). Attendee must register online to participate.

 

Plan ahead for upcoming CLEs! Select a month below for dates and times.


September
October | November | December

SEPTEMBER

Ethics & Pre-Trial Investigations (Teleseminar /Audio Streaming)
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc. in partnership with Peach New Media and WebCredenza, Inc.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (PT) / 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (MT)
Teleseminar / Audio Streaming
1.0 CLE Credit of which 1.0 is Ethics

Attorney investigations as part of litigation or on behalf of a client for other purposes raise a host of ethical issues.  This program will provide you with a real world guide to the ethics issues of conducting pre-litigation investigations, including internal company investigations, external investigations, and investigating members of a jury pool or jury.

Online Registration


Handling Your First or Next Criminal Domestic Violence Case (BOISE / Available as a live Webcast) NAC
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Thursday, September 17, 2015
9:00 - 11: 00 a.m. (MT)
The Law Center
525 W. Jefferson Street - Boise, ID
Available as a live Webcast
2.0 CLE Credits - NAC Approved

Join Daniel R. Dinger, Ada County Prosecutor's Office, and Dylan J. Orton, Ada County Public Defender's Office, for a discussion that will be beneficial to the criminal defense bar and the criminal prosecution bar. Topics of discussion will include but not limited to: process from guilty pleas through the collateral consequences of a plea or conviction; how to prosecute or defend the domestic violence case; what key evidentiary issues and pitfalls to watch for; an overview of the most important provisions of the statutes; as well as the sentencing options available for attorneys and judges including the latest developments in domestic violence court.



 

2015 Annual Estate Planning Conference (SUN VALLEY)
Sponsored by the Taxation, Probate & Trust Law Section

September 18-19, 2015
The Sun Valley Resort
1 Sun Valley Road - Sun Valley, ID
10.5 CLE credits available of which 0.5 is Ethics

Join the vast selection of speakers in beautiful Sun Valley for this year's Annual Estate Planning Conference (previously the Annual Advanced Estate Planning Seminar). Session titles include: An Economic Update presented by Steve Scranton, Washington Trust Bank; The 2% Floor - What Every Estate Planner Needs to Know About IRS Section 67(e) presented by Domingo P. Such III, Perkins Coie LLP; It's All About Trust: A Trustee Panel Discussion with panel members Joseph Jones, Attorney for Idaho Department of Finance, A. Wesley Seideman, TRESCO of Idaho, Deb Moretto, US Bank, Doug Lamm, CPA Nichols Accounting Group PC, and moderator John McGown, Hawley Troxell; Keep Calm and Carry On presented by James A. Coates, Ferguson Wellman Executive V.P. and Ralph Cole, Ferguson Wellman CFA / Executive V.P. of Research; What Every Estate Planner Needs to Know About Selling a Business presented by Lee B. Dillion, University of Idaho College of Law; Complex Problems, Creative Solutions: Wealth Planning in Today's Environment presented by Thomas P. Pauloski, Bernstein Global Management; Idaho Probate 101: What You Need to Know presented by Sandra L. Clapp, Sandra L. Clapp & Associates; Technical Aspects of Long-Term Care Insurance presented by Grant R. Markuson, Markuson Law Group; and Federal Tax Update presented by Mike Blackburn, Blackburn & Stoll.



 

OCTOBER

New Attorney Program (BOISE) NAC
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Thursday, October 1, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (MT)
Boise Centre
850 W. Front Street - Boise, ID
4.0 CLE Credits of which 1.5 is Ethics - NAC Approved
***In-Person Attendance ONLY***

The New Attorney Program consists of an introduction on Idaho practice, procedure and ethics. This course meets the CLE requirements of Idaho State Bar Commission Rule 402(f)(3).



Divorce and Businesses (BOISE)
Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Family Law Section

Friday, October 2, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (MT)
Courtyard by Marriott Boise West/Meridian
1789 S. Eagle Road - Meridian, ID
6.5 CLE Credits of which 0.5 is Ethics
Registration begins 8:00 a.m.

Join Curtis A. Clark, CPA/ABV, Clark Anderson McNelis & Co. and Betsy B. Black, North Idaho Family Law, PLLC, as they spend an entire day providing practical insight into the world of divorce and business. This CPA and Attorney pair will detail items including but not limited to: Introduction of Types of Preparers and Returns, Understanding Income, Income for Child Support Purposes, Flow Through Income (Partnerships, S Corporations and Trusts), Introduction to Business Valuation Experts and Their Reports, Engagement Process, Discovery and the Experts, Negotiating the Financial Statement, Trial Preparations, Ethical Considerations, and much more. Registration includes continental breakfast, hosted lunch, newly updated Family Law Handbook and revised Family Law Formsbook.



Divorce and Businesses (POCATELLO)
Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Family Law Section

Friday, October 9, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (MT)
Red Lion Hotel
1555 Pocatello Creek Road - Pocatello, ID
6.5 CLE Credits of which 0.5 is Ethics
Registration begins 8:00 a.m.

Join Curtis A. Clark, CPA/ABV, Clark Anderson McNelis & Co. and Betsy B. Black, North Idaho Family Law, PLLC, as they spend an entire day providing practical insight into the world of divorce and business. This CPA and Attorney pair will detail items including but not limited to: Introduction of Types of Preparers and Returns, Understanding Income, Income for Child Support Purposes, Flow Through Income (Partnerships, S Corporations and Trusts), Introduction to Business Valuation Experts and Their Reports, Engagement Process, Discovery and the Experts, Negotiating the Financial Statement, Trial Preparations, Ethical Considerations, and much more. Registration includes continental breakfast, hosted lunch, newly updated Family Law Handbook and revised Family Law Formsbook.



Ethics & the Attorney Client Privilege (Teleseminar /Audio Streaming)
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc. in partnership with Peach New Media and WebCredenza, Inc.

Friday, October 23, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (MT)
Teleseminar / Audio Streaming
1.0 CLE Credit of which 1.0 is Ethics

This program will provide a wide-ranging review of recent legal developments impacting the attorney-client privelege and the growing challenges of preserving the privelege in a highly inter-connected and digital working environment. Also, the program will discuss best practices on the inadvertent or intentional receipt of information that might threaten the loss of the privelege.

Online Registration

Divorce and Businesses (COEUR D'ALENE)
Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Family Law Section

Friday, October 30, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (PT)
Hampton Inn & Suites
1500 W. Riverstone Drive - Coeur d'Alene, ID
6.5 CLE Credits of which 0.5 is Ethics
Registration begins 8:00 a.m.

Join Curtis A. Clark, CPA/ABV, Clark Anderson McNelis & Co. and Betsy B. Black, North Idaho Family Law, PLLC, as they spend an entire day providing practical insight into the world of divorce and business. This CPA and Attorney pair will detail items including but not limited to: Introduction of Types of Preparers and Returns, Understanding Income, Income for Child Support Purposes, Flow Through Income (Partnerships, S Corporations and Trusts), Introduction to Business Valuation Experts and Their Reports, Engagement Process, Discovery and the Experts, Negotiating the Financial Statement, Trial Preparations, Ethical Considerations, and much more. Registration includes continental breakfast, hosted lunch, newly updated Family Law Handbook and revised Family Law Formsbook.

NOVEMBER

Mobile Monday - Session #1 (Teleseminar/Audio Stream)
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Monday, November 2, 2015
Speaker - David W. Newman, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the U.S. Trustee
ADDITIONAL DETAILS TO COME - please check back at a later date!

Mobile Monday - Session #2 (Teleseminar/Audio Stream)
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Monday, November 9, 2015
Speaker - Bradley G. Andrews, Idaho State Bar Counsel
ADDITIONAL DETAILS TO COME - please check back at a later date!

Headline News 2015 (COEUR D'ALENE) NAC
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Friday, November 13, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (PT)
Best Western Plus Coeur d'Alene Inn
506 W. Appleway Avenue - Coeur d'Alene, ID
6.0 CLE Credits of which 1.0 is Ethics
Registration begins 8:00 a.m.

As the end of the year approaches, the Idaho Law Foundation is pleased to sponsor our annual Headline News "Year in Review" seminar. Presentations are designed to be of interest to all Bar members and include an hour of ethics credit.




Mobile Monday - Session #3 (Teleseminar/Audio Stream)
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Monday, November 16, 2015
Speaker - Jan M. Bennetts, Ada County Prosecuting Attorney
ADDITIONAL DETAILS TO COME - please check back at a later date!

2015 Headline News (POCATELLO) NAC
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Friday, November 20, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (MT)
The Shoshone Bannock Hotel & Events Center
I-15, Exit 80 - Fort Hall, ID
6.0 CLE Credits of which 1.0 is Ethics
Registration begins 8:00 a.m.

As the end of the year approaches, the Idaho Law Foundation is pleased to sponsor our annual Headline News "Year in Review" seminar. Presentations are designed to be of interest to all Bar members and include an hour of ethics credit.




Mobile Monday - Session #4 (Teleseminar/Audio Stream)
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Monday, November 23, 2015
Speaker - Mark Adams, University of Idaho College of Law
ADDITIONAL DETAILS TO COME - please check back at a later date!

DECEMBER

Ethics in Claims & Settlements (Teleseminar /Audio Streaming)
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc. in partnership with Peach New Media and WebCredenza, Inc.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (MT)
Teleseminar / Audio Streaming
1.0 CLE Credit of which 1.0 is Ethics

The program will cover ethics in ghostwriting claims and pleadings, ethics in frivolous factual and legal claims, ethics in serving unenforceable subpoenas, ethics in settlements and more.  The program will also cover conflicting approaches of ethics rules and the courts to sanctioning ghostwriting in litigation, the ethics of serving unenforceable subpoenas in the hope the recipient will think its enforceable and cooperate, the enforceability of settlement agreements and ethics challenges.

Online Registration

Handling Your First or Next Removal Case (BOISE / Available as a live Webcast) NAC
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (MT)
Available as a live Webcast
1.0 CLE Credit - NAC Approved

Join Kira D. Pfisterer, Hepworth Janis & Kluksdal, and Wade L. Woodard, Andersen Banducci PPLC, as they discuss the issues related to removal of a case to federal court. This one-hour CLE will provide an overview of the removal procedure, the timing and appropriateness of removing a case to federal court and a general summary of federal jurisdiction and preemption.




Headline News 2015 (BOISE) NAC
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Thursday, December 10, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (MT)
The Grove Hotel
245 S. Capitol Blvd. - Boise, ID
6.0 CLE Credits of which 1.0 is Ethics
Registration begins 8:00 a.m.

As the end of the year approaches, the Idaho Law Foundation is pleased to sponsor our annual Headline News "Year in Review" seminar. Presentations are designed to be of interest to all Bar members and include an hour of ethics credit.




An Ounce of Prevention (BOISE / Available as a live Webcast) NAC
Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
ADDITIONAL DETAILS TO COME - please check back at a later date!

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