Appellate Practice Section

The Appellate Practice Section of the Idaho State Bar offers representation and services to both civil and criminal attorneys who practice before state and federal appellate courts. The section meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the second Thursday of February, April, June, August, October and December 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 | Past CLE Materials | Disclaimer

Council Members

Chairperson

William Christopher Pooser 
Stoel Rives, LLP
101 S. Capitol Blvd., Ste. 1900
Boise, ID 83702-7705
Phone:  (208) 387-4289
Fax:  (208) 389-9040
christopher.pooser@stoel.com

Vice Chairperson

Christine M. Salmi 
Perkins Coie, LLP
PO Box 737
Boise, ID  83701-0737
Phone: (208) 343-3434
Fax: (208) 343-3232
csalmi@perkinscoie.com

Secretary/Treasurer

Rachel Anne Murphy
Andersen Banducci PLLC
101 S. Capitol Blvd., Ste. 1600
Boise, ID  83702
Phone:  (208) 342-4411
Fax: (208) 342-4455
ram@andersenbanducci.com

At Large Council Members

Stephen Lee Adams
Ada County Courthouse
200 W. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 2877518
sadams@adaweb.net

Catherine Olberts Derden
Idaho Supreme Court
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0101
Phone: (208) 334-2246
Fax: (208) 947-7590
cderden@idcourts.net

At Large Council Members (cont'd)

Brian Richard Dickson
Idaho Appellate Public Defenders
3050 N. Lake Harbor Lane, Ste. 100
Boise, ID 83703
Phone: (208) 334-2712
Fax: (208) 334-2985
bdickson@sapd.state.id.us

Cheryl Anne Emmons-Meade
Office of the Attorney General
700 S. Stratford Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: (208) 884-7050
Fax: (208) 884-7228
cheryl.meade@isp.idaho.gov

Alison S. Graham
Idaho Court of Appeals
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0101
Phone: (208) 947-7593
Fax: (208) 947-7589
agraham@idcourts.net

Syrena Case Hargrove
U.S. Attorney's Office
Washington Group Plaza IV
800 Park Blvd., Ste. 600
Boise, ID 83712-9903
Phone: (208) 334-1211
Fax: (208) 334-9375
syrena.hargrove@usdoj.gov

Debora Kathleen Kristensen
Givens Pursley LLP
PO Box 2720
Boise, ID 83701
Phone: (208) 388-1200
Fax: (208) 388-1300
dkk@givenspursley.com

Jessica Marie Lorello
Office of the Attorney General
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0010
Phone: (208) 332-3544
Fax: (208) 854-8074
jessica.lorello@ag.idaho.gov


Section Membership

If you are interested in joining the Appellate Practice Section, please 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:

2014 Standard Membership Dues:  $25
Attorneys Admitted to ISB Less Than 3 Years: $10
Law Students: FREE

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

Meetings & Events

SECTION MEETINGS

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

December 11, 2014
February 12, 2015
April 9, 2015
June 11, 2015
August 13, 2015
October 8, 2015

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Section Meeting on December 11th will include a 1/2 hour CLE on legal ethics in appellate practice, presented by Judge John Melanson, Idaho Court of Appeals.

Meeting Minutes PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

October 9, 2014
September 25, 2014- Council Meeting
August 14, 2014
July 7, 2014 - Council Meeting
June 12, 2014
May 5, 2014 - Council Meeting
April 7, 2014 - Organizational Meeting

Past CLE Materials PDF File - Get Acrobat Reader

October 9, 2014
Hon. Gerald F. Schroeder - Effective Appellate Argument

August 14, 2014
Hon. Daniel T. Eismann, Idaho Supreme Court - What is a Judgment?

June 12, 2014
Stephen W. Kenyon, Clerk of the Courts - Updates on Appellate Practice in Idaho
Kevin Iverson, Idaho Supreme Court CIO - Technology and Your Supreme Court

Disclaimer

The Appellate Practice 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 appellate 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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