Young Lawyers Section

The Young Lawyers Section works to promote the interest of young and newly admitted lawyers. The section meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the third Tuesday of the month 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
Legal Resources | Disclaimer

Council Members


Jane Catherine Gordon
Parke Gordon, LLC
1150 W. State Street, Ste. 300
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 322-7274
Fax: (208) 472-0506

Vice Chairperson

Catherine Ann Freeman
Ada County Prosecutor's Office
200 W. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 287-7700


Jennifer Meling-Aiko Jensen
Holland & Hart, LLP
PO Box 2527
Boise, ID 83701-2527
Phone: (208) 383-3974

Past Chairperson

Meghan M. Carter
Office of the Attorney General
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0098
Phone: (208) 287-4810
Fax: (208) 287-6700

CLE Chairperson

Debra Anne Groberg
Idaho Court of Appeals
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0101
Phone: (208) 334-5167

Networking Chairperson

Texie Caroline Evans
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-1200
Phone: (208) 426-1249


Section Membership

If you are interested in joining the Young Lawyers Section, complete the Section Registration Form .PDF and return with payment of $35 to Dayna Ferrero at the Idaho State Bar, PO Box 895, Boise, Idaho 83701. NOTE: To be eligible for membership in the Young Lawyers Section, you must be under the age of 37 or admitted to ISB for less than 5 years.

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

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Meetings & Events


The Young Lawyers Section meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the third Tuesday of the month at The Law Center, 525 W. Jefferson Street in Boise. Participation via telephone conference is also available. Dates for upcoming meetings are listed below.

November 15, 2016
December 20, 2016
January 17, 2017
February 21, 2017
March 21, 2017

To participate in the next 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.


May 19, 2015
June 16, 2015
July 21, 2015
August 18, 2015
September 15, 2015
October 20, 2015
November 17, 2015
December 15, 2015 - Canceled
January 19, 2016
February 16, 2016
March 15, 2016
April 19, 2016
May 17, 2016 - Materials
June 21, 2016
July 19, 2016
August 16, 2016 - Materials
September 20, 2016
October 18, 2016 - Materials


2016 Attorneys Against Hunger Fundraiser - Proceeds benefitting the Idaho Food Bank (BOISE)
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

5:00 p.m. (MT)
Payette Brewing
733 S. Pioneer St. - Boise, ID

The Idaho Food Bank fills a vital role in our community by providing food assistance to the 241,080 Idaho residents that are food insecure. Join us on September 14th to raise money for this great cause. Payette Brewing will be donating 15% of sales to the Idaho Food Bank. In addition, dinner will be provided for a suggested donation of f $20.

Meeting Minutes

October 18, 2016
September 20, 2016
August 16, 2016
July 19, 2016
June 21, 2016
April 19, 2016
March 15, 2016
February 16, 2016
October 20, 2015
September 15, 2015
August 18, 2015

July 21, 2015

June 16, 2015

May 19, 2015

April 21, 2015
March 17, 2015
February 17, 2015
February 18, 2014
January 21, 2014
June 19, 2013
March 20, 2013

Legal Resources

Links to Legal Resources

Bar Quest is an excellent opportunity for YLS members to provide service, guidance, and information to future Idaho lawyers about jobs in the legal profession. It is also an excellent opportunity for current law students to learn more about potential employment opportunities and the day-to-day tasks of an attorney. Please visit the link to find out more about this program.


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