Animal Law Section

The Animal Law Section of the Idaho State Bar promotes the education, training and networking of animal law practitioners. The section meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the first Friday of January, March, May, July, September and November at The Law Center, 525 W. Jefferson Street in Boise. Participation via telephone conference is also available.

Council Members | Section Membership |Meetings & Events | Meeting Minutes
Section Newsletters |Past CLE Materials | Disclaimer

Council Members

Chairperson

Ashley Rachelle Marelius
Manweiler, Breen, Ball & Davis, PLLC
PO Box 937
Boise, ID 83701-0937
Phone: (208) 424-9100
Fax: (208) 424-3100
ashleym@mmbb-law.com

Vice Chairperson

Jared John Hight
2005 W. Sunrise Rim Road
Boise, ID 83705
Phone: (208) 954-7630
Fax: (208) 954-7630
jhight@petsbest.com

Secretary/Treasurer

Sunrise Adele Ayers
Idaho Legal Aid Services Inc.
1447 S. Tyrell Lane
Boise, ID 83706
Phone: (208) 345-0106
Fax: (208) 342-2561
sunriseayers@idaholegalaid.org

Past Chairperson

Sunrise Adele Ayers
Idaho Legal Aid Services Inc.
1447 S. Tyrell Lane
Boise, ID 83706
Phone: (208) 345-0106
Fax: (208) 342-2561
sunriseayers@idaholegalaid.org

At Large Council Members

Heather Anne Cunningham
Davison, Copple, Copple & Copple, LLP
PO Box 1583
Boise, ID 83701
Phone: (208) 342-3658
Fax:  (208) 386-9428
cunningham@davisoncopple.com

Eileen R. Johnson
Seiniger Law Offices, PA
942 W. Myrtle Street
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 345-1000
Fax: (208) 345-4700
eileen@seinigerlaw.com

Adam Phillip Karp
Animal Law Offices
114 W. Magnolia Street, Ste. 425
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 223-0502
Fax: (866) 652-3832
adam@animal-lawyer.com

Zoe Ann Olson
Intermountain Fair Housing Council
4696 Overland Road, Ste. 140
Boise, ID 83705
Phone: (208) 383-0695
Fax: (208) 383-0715
zolson@ifhcidaho.org


Section Membership

If you are interested in joining the Animal Law Section, complete the Section Registration Form .PDF and return with payment to Dayna Ferrero at the Idaho State Bar, PO Box 895, Boise, Idaho 83701. Membership dues are as follows:

2017 Standard Membership Dues:  $25
Attorneys Admitted to ISB Less Than 3 Years: $10
Law Students: $10

To view the section's by-laws, select: Animal Law Section By-Laws PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

Meetings & Events

SECTION MEETINGS

The Animal Law Section meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the second Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October, and December, and the second Monday of November at The Law Center, 525 W. Jefferson Street in Boise. Participation via telephone conference is also available. Dates for upcoming meetings are listed below.

February 14, 2017 - Agenda
April 11, 2017
June 13, 2017
August 8, 2017
October 10, 2017
November 13, 2017
December 12, 2017

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.

PAST MEETINGS

January 1, 2015 - Moved to January 8, 2015 due to New Year Holiday - Agenda / Materials
March 8, 2016 - Postponed to March 9, 2016 - Agenda / Materials
May 10, 2016 - Agenda / Materials
July 12, 2016 - Agenda
September 13, 2016 - Agenda / Materials
November 8, 2016 - Moved to December 13, 2016 - Agenda / Materials

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nothing at this time.

Meeting Minutes PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

December 13, 2016
September 13, 2016
July 7, 2016
May 10, 2016
March 8, 2016
January 8, 2016
November 6, 2015
July 10, 2015
May 1, 2015
March 13, 2015
January 12, 2015

Section Newsletters PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

Animal Law Section - Spring 2013 Newsletter

Past CLE Materials PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

November 18, 2013
Linda Pall - Review of U.S. v. Park

August 12, 2013
Matt Hands - Pets Best Insurance

June 10, 2013
Dr. Scott Leibsle DVM, DABVP - Animal Care Investigations

April 8, 2013
Adam P. Karp - Animals and the Law of 1983

March 11, 2013
Idaho Brand Board's Role in Animal ID Health & Care

February 11, 2013
Adam P. Karp - Getting Emotional: An Exploration of National Caselaw Trends in Pursuit of Non-Economic Damages in Animal Injury & Death Cases

Disclaimer

The Animal Law 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 field of animal law. Our goal is to provide information, education and networking in this complex 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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