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The Idaho State Bar and Idaho Law Foundation, Inc. is excited to offer over 150 online, on-demand (self-study) programs to assist you in meeting your MCLE reporting requirements.  With 24/7 availability, you can easily view programs whenever and wherever it is convenient.


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Please remember the following when utilizing the ISB/ILF online, on-demand (self-study) programs:

  • All online, on-demand (self-study) programs are considered “self-study” (of the minimum thirty (30) credit hours necessary for reporting every three years, only 15 may be claimed as self study).
  • Credit will not be given for previously-viewed programs, regardless of whether the program was viewed in the current or prior reporting period.
  • Once purchased, you will have ninety (90) days to view the program. No extensions will be granted.
  • Registration of multiple viewers or attendees with one registration entry is not allowed.  If you are registering multiple people for a program please create an account and register each person separately.
  • Your on-demand streaming account only lists submitted credit for courses purchased through FastCLE. Full ISB attendance credits are listed through our Online Attendance Records Search.


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2020 Lessons from the Masters

Sponsored by Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Registration Fee:  $50.00

1.5 CLE credits of which .5 is Ethics  and 1.5 is NAC

Length: Approx. 1.5 hours

Reed W. Larsen of Cooper & Larsen, Marvin M. Smith of Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley, LLP and Kari M. Campos of Ball Ventures, LLC. as this distinguished panel of Idaho lawyers showcase their exalted legal careers and commitment to serving their clients and the legal profession along with best practices and tips for practitioners mixed in with memorable stories.

An Idiosyncratic, Incomplete, and Completely Biased History of the Idaho Federal District Court

Sponsored by the U.S. Courts District of Idaho and the Idaho State Bar

1.0 CLE credit 

Length:  Approx. 1 hour

Registration:  FREE

As a swan song before he enters retirement, David L. Metcalf, Senior Staff Attorney for the US District Courts, District of Idaho will present a his research on the history of the federal courts in Idaho.

In this rambling lecture Dave will drone on and on about his four decades with the Idaho Federal District Court.   Stories will be told, some true.  No fact checkers, please.  Mercifully, and by demand, it will end after an hour.

2020 Distinguished Lawyer and Jurist Award Presentation

Join the Idaho State Bar for its first Virtual Distinquished Lawyer, Distinguished Jurist and Outstanding Young Lawyers Awards Presentation. 

The Distinquished Lawyer and Jurist Award is presented each year to attorneys and a member of the judiciary who have distinguished the profession through exemplary conduct and many years of dedicated service to the profession and to Idaho citizens. 

This year the Distinguished Lawyer Award will be presented to Gary L. Cooper of Pocatello and Maureen E. Laflin of Moscow. 

The Distinguished Jurist Award will be presented to the Honorable Jim Jones of Boise.

The Outstanding Young Lawyer Award recognizes an Idaho State Bar young lawyer who has provided service to the profession, the Idaho State Bar, Idaho Law Foundation, and to the community and who exhibits professional excellence.  This year the award will be given to Jennifer Jensen of Boise.  Ms. Jensen will not be able to attend the award presentation.  Her award will be presented to her at a later date.

 

2020 Election - What to Watch for this Year (Lawyer's Version)

Sponsored by Idaho State Bar Government and Public Sector Lawyers Section

Registration Fee:  $50.00

1.5 CLE credits of which 1.5 are NAC

Length: Approx. 1.5 hours


Already 2020 is proving to be an election year like no other; fears of foreign interference, failed caucuses and now pandemic delays. Our own elections junkie, Ada County Clerk and attorney, Phil McGrane, shares his insights on the laws regulating elections and what we should watch for as the 2020 election continues.

 

Can I Get This Tweet Admitted? Evidentiary Issues in the Digital Age

Sponsored by Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

2.0 CLE credits of which 2.0 are NAC credits 

Length:  Approx. 2 hours

The popularity of social media and other digital media in society has resulted in an increase in issues involving the admissibility of their content in court.  This experienced panel including the Hon. Jennifer L.K. Haemmerle, 5th District Magistrate Judge, Michael Bartlett of Nevin, Benjamin, McKay & Bartlett, LLP, and Justin Whatcott, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Idaho will examine the challenges associated with the admission of digital evidence under current evidentiary rules, how some courts have tried to address those challenges, and practice tips for admitting or contesting the admission of digital evidence.

Ethical Guidance for Cyber-Crime Prevention and Response

Sponsored by Idaho Law Foundation, Inc. 

Registration Fee:  $50.00

1.5 CLE credits of which 1.5 are Ethics credits 

Length: Approx. 1.5 hours

With cyber-attacks on the rise in the past several months, Todd Sexton, Identillect Technologies and Bradley G. Andrews, Idaho State Bar Counsel, discuss the ethical considerations relating to cybersecurity.  They also provide strategies to minimize the risks of a cyberattack and lawyers’ ethical obligations following an electronic data breach or cyberattack.

Handling Your First or Next Matter Involving the Sale or Acquisition of a Small Business

Handling Your First or Next Matter Involving the Sale or Acquisition of a Small Business

Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation and LawPay 

Length: Approx. 1 hour

Registration Fee:

Standard Registration - $70.00

The acquisition or sale of a small business often involves the complex interplay of legal, financial, tax, and business considerations.  Matthew T. Christensen, Angstman Johnson and L. Victoria Meier, Eberle Berlin will provide the attorney in general practice with a good overview of the issues that are critically important in handling their first – or next – business formation or sale.

Handling Your First or Next Motor Vehicle Crash Case

Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

** Streaming Only

2.0 CLE credits - NAC (pending) 
 

Whether you are contemplating taking your first motor vehicle accident case or you are a seasoned practitioner wanting up-to-date information in the motor vehicle accident arena, this program will provide essential information on the typical and not so typical issues that arise including but not limited to: understanding of an auto insurance policy; pitfalls of uninsurance/underinsurance; negotiation factors to consider; settlement considerations; and do’s and dont’s in trial prep. Join Michael P. Stefanic, Anderson, Julian & Hull, LLP and Scott Lundgreen, Johnson & Lundgreen, PC, as they lead this discussion.

 

Handling Your First or Next Real Estate Case

Sponsored by Idaho Law Foundation, Inc. and LawPay

Length:  Approx. 2 Hours

Join experienced practitioners and former Real Property Section Chairpersons, T. Hethe Clark (Spink Butler, LLP) and Hilary S. Vaughn (Holland & Hart, LLP), as they cover several topics including but not limited to: security documents, foreclosures, zoning, legal descriptions, easements, second mortgages, deeds of trust, underlying encumbrances, instruments of conveyance, proration of rents and damage deposits. Their presentation will also address property taxes, fire & casualty insurance, title insurance, environmental provisions, due on sale clauses and warranty deeds.

Handling Your First or Next Wrongful Death Case

Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc. with Official Corporate Sponsor LawPay Credit Card Processing

2.0 CLE credits of which 2.0 is NAC Approved

Join the Idaho Law Foundation and experienced practitioner Jason Monteleone (Johnson & Monteleone, LLP) as he covers several topics on wrongful death cases, including: Who CAN Make Claims and Who SHOULD Make Claims; Damages to be Claimed; How to Prove Damages at Trial; Representing Minors or Disabled Beneficiaries and/or Multiple Claimants; Conflicts and Ethical Considerations; and Dealing with the Cap on Non-Economic Damages.

Length:  Approx. 2 Hours

 

LIVE EVENT: COVID-19's Impact on Idaho's Healthcare Providers: A look at the State's Response, Future Malpractice Implications of the Pandemic and Federal False Claims Act Enforcement Priorities

Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Health Law Section

Friday, October 16, 2020

12:00 to 1:30 p.m. (MT)

1.5 CLE Creditsof which .75 are NAC (pending) *NOTE:  This CLE qualifies as LIVE CLE CREDIT.   You do not have to attend an event in-person to receive live CLE credit.

*Live Webcast Only

Registration Cost: 

General Registration - $50.00

Members of the ISB Health Law Section - $40.00

Join the Idaho State Bar Health Law Section for their annual CLE.  This year’s CLE will provide insight from two different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The first part of the CLE will feature Marvin M. Smith, Marvin K. Smith and Austin T. Strobel of Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley, LLP, who represent Idaho’s healthcare providers.  They will discuss our response as a state to the pandemic and how medical malpractice claims maybe impacted.   

During the second portion Darci W. Crane and Robert Firpo, Assistant U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Department of Justice will share insight on the Department of Justice’s enforcement priorities under the Federal False Claims Act.

LIVE EVENT: Idaho Family Law Fall Conference (Live Webcast Only)

Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Family Law Section

Friday, October 23, 2020

9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. (MT)

6.0 CLE Credits of which 3.0 are NAC (pending)

*Live Webcast Only

Registration Cost:

Standard Registration – $240.00

Member of Family Law Section – $200.00

The Idaho State Bar Family Law Fall Conference will be held via live webcast so attendees can participate from the safety of their own office or home office.  The day-long session will include a variety of topics involving family law that will enhance your knowledge and your practice.  The morning will begin with  nationally renowned speaker Megan Hunter from the High Conflict Institute.

Conference Agenda

9:00 am       High Conflict Clients, Opposing Counsel, and Personalities – Megan Hunter, High Conflict Institute *Nationally Recognized Trainer

12:00 pm     Lunch Break

1:00 pm       Insights from Across the Judicial Districts on Utilizing Zoom for Family Law Court – Panel Discussion

Moderator Sarah Mello, Mello Law, PLLC, and Idaho Magistrate Judges – Hon. Scott Hansen, 7th Judicial District (Bingham County), Hon. Theodore Tollefson, 4th Judicial District (Ada County), Hon. Aaron Thompson 6th Judicial District (Bannock County),  Hon. Laurie Fortier, 4th Judicial District (Ada County), Hon. Karin Seubert, 2nd Judicial District (Nez Perce County), Hon. Jerold W. Lee, 3rd Judicial District (Canyon County) and Hon. John  Meienhofer, 3rd Judicial District (Adams County).

 

 and Hon. John Meienhofer, 3rd Judicial District (Adams County).

3:15 pm       Family Law Award of Distinction Presentation 

3:30 pm       Idaho Case Law Update – Mackenzie Whatcott, Cosho Humphrey, LLP

4:30 pm       Conference Adjourns

LIVE EVENT: Fall 2020 New Attorney Program (Live Webcast Only)

Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

Friday, November 13, 2020

8:00 am to 12:30 pm (MDT)

4.0 CLE credits of which 1.0 is Ethics - NAC Approved

Registration Fee:  $100.00 if purchased by Nov. 12th 

Day of Registration - $130.00

We encourage attorneys to register before November 13th as new admittees will need to set up a free online account and test your computer's software in order to access the programming.  

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).
 

Agenda

8:00 am          Lawyering Skills
                            Moderator: Hon. Jessica M. Lorello – Idaho Court of Appeals
                           James A. Cook – Idaho Legal Aid Services Inc.
                           Syrena C. Hargrove – U.S. Attorney’s Offic
                           Jeremiah M. Hudson – Fisher Rainey Hudson


9:45am         Idaho State Bar & Idaho Law Foundation Potpourri
                           Maureen Braley – Idaho State Bar/Idaho Law Foundation
                           Kyme Graziano – Idaho State Bar/Idaho Law Foundation
                           Susan R. Pierson – Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program


10:15 am         Idaho Lawyer Assistance Program
                           Ronald D. Christian – Third Judicial District Problem Solving Courts

11:00 pm        Federal & State Judiciary Panel
                           Hon. Ronald E. Bush – U.S. Courts, District of Idaho
                           Hon. Thomas W. Whitney – Third District Court
                           Hon. Michael J. Oths – Ada County Magistrate Court & Idaho State Bar Immediate Past President


12:30 pm        Conclusion

LIVE EVENT: Hindsight in 2020: IP Law Lessons Not to Learn the Hard Way (2020 Mobile Monday Series Session #3)

 

Hindsight in 2020:  IP Law Lessons Not to Learn the Hard Way (2020 Mobile Monday Series Session #3)

Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

November 16, 2020

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. (MT) / 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (PT)

1.0 CLE credit

Registration Cost: $35.00

**Live Teleseminar/Webinar Only


Elizabeth H. Schierman, TraskBritt, PC and Kammie Cuneo, Thomas P. Howard, LLC. will share practical insights involving intellectual property law that every attorney should be aware of when serving clients in all practice areas.   Tips will include how to avoid costly pitfalls in various areas of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and international intellectual property, to which it is all too easy to fall prey. 

LIVE EVENT: Serving the Needs of our Military Service Member Clients (2020 Mobile Monday Series Session #2) FREE CLE

 

Serving the Needs of our Military Service Member Clients (2020 Mobile Monday Series Session #2) FREE CLE

Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc. and the Fourth District Bar Association

November 9, 2020

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. (MT) / 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (PT)

1.0 CLE credit

**Live Teleseminar/Webinar Only

In honor of Veteran’s Day, Maj. Stephen A. Stokes, Staff Judge Advocate for the Idaho National Guard, will share his insight into the unique needs of Idaho's Military Population and the ways in which Idaho's attorneys can best serve that population.  The program will focus on issues such as the barriers to legal services, legal needs of the veteran population, legal issues that arise in military family law cases, and federal statutes that impact servicemembers' rights such as the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.

Thank you for the Fourth District Bar Association for sponsoring this session of Mobile Monday so that it is offered FREE of charge to all members of the bar.
 

LIVE EVENT: The Division of Government Responsibilities in the COVID-19 Era (Live Webcast)

The Division of Government Responsibilities in the COVID-19 Era

Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Government and Public Lawyers Section

Thursday, November 5, 2020

9:00 am - 12:00 pm (MT)

*Live Webcast Only

3.0 CLE credits of which 3.0 are NAC (pending)

Cost:

$45 – General Registration

$25 – Members of the Government and Public Lawyers Section, Prosecutors & Public Defenders

$10 – Law Students

Join the Government and Public Lawyers Section for a morning of discussion covering the myriad of issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the response and responsibilities of our state and local governments.  The three panel sections on the division of government responsibilities and powers will be: (1) federal and state; (2) state, county, and police; and (3) municipal powers and government employers. 

Program Agenda

9:00 a.m.   Welcome – Section Chair Adam Dingeldein, Boise City Attorney’s Office

9:15 a.m.   Federal, State Governor, and State Health District Powers Panel Discussion

Brian C. Wonderlich, General Counsel for Governor Brad Little, Adam Warr, Deputy for the Office of the Idaho Attorney General, Contracts & Administrative Law Division, and Charles I. Wadams, City Attorney & Risk Manager for Garden City

Topics will include:

  • The governor’s executive emergency powers;
  • The state health district’s emergency powers; and
  • The division of government responsibilities and responses under the Federal CARES Act.

10:00 a.m.   State Legislature, County, and Police Powers Panel Discussion

Brian P. Kane, Assistant Chief Deputy for the Office of the Idaho Attorney General, Philip A. McGrane, Ada County Clerk, and Elizabeth A. Koeckeritz, Koeckeritz Law, PLLC, Former Civil Section Senior Manager for the Boise City Attorney’s Office

Topics will include:

  • The Special Legislative Session (immunity and elections);
  • Absentee voting during the pandemic;
  • What level of government is responsible for medical issues; and
  • Police tactics during the pandemic (use of force and police response during the Special Legislative Session).

10:45 a.m. Break

10:55 a.m. Municipal Powers and Government Employers Panel Discussion

William L.M. Nary, City Attorney & Risk Manager for Meridian, Elizabeth A. Koeckeritz, Koeckeritz Law, PLLC, Former Civil Section Senior Manager for the Boise City Attorney’s Office, and Charles I. Wadams, City Attorney & Risk Manager for Garden City

Topics will include:

  • Can municipal government require the public to wear masks, or otherwise adopt regulations to address the pandemic, or is there preemption;
  • Open meeting rules for municipalities during the pandemic;
  • Government employment issues during the pandemic and back to work plans;
  • Can a government employer require people to wear masks; and
  • Can a government employer require employees to get a vaccine.

11:55 a.m. Concluding Remarks – Charles I. Wadams, Past Chairperson, City Attorney & Risk Manager for Garden City

12:00 p.m. Program Concludes

LIVE EVENT: The Ethics of Self-Care (2020 Mobile Monday Series Session #1)

The Ethics of Self-Care (2020 Mobile Monday Series Session #1)

Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

November 2, 2020

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. (MT) / 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (PT)

1.0 Ethics credit - NAC approved 

**Live Teleseminar/Webinar Only


Benjamin Seymour, CADC, CIP of Southworth Associates will address attorneys, judges and other legal professionals, being at increased risk for burnout, Secondary Traumatic Syndrome (STS) and other risk factors; as they relate to the practice of law, and the Idaho Rules of Professional Conduct.  This presentation will review early identification, screening tools, interventions, best practices, techniques, and resources for addressing these issues
 

LIVE EVENT: The Show Must Go On: Resuming Jury Selection Post-Pandemic (2020 Mobile Monday Series Session #4)

The Show Must Go On: Resuming Jury Selection Post-Pandemic (2020 Mobile Monday Series Session #4)

Sponsored by the Idaho Law Foundation, Inc.

November 23, 2020

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. (MT) / 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (PT)

**Live Teleseminar/Webinar Only

1.0 CLE credit

Keith Pounds, Ph.D. a senior consultant with Litigation Insights, will share insights as to how jury selection can be organized in the COVID-19 courtroom whether it is via Zoom or in-person.  His presentation will also touch on the ever changing attitudes of jurors post-pandemic and what you will need to know during voir dire.

Violence in the Legal Profession: A Study of Idaho and our Colleagues Nationwide

Sponsored by Idaho Law Foundation, Inc. 

Registration Fee:  $50.00

1.5 CLE credits  

Length: Approx. 1.5 hours


Violence is an increasingly concerning issue in our country where even the legal profession has been affected. For more than two decades, Stephen Kelson, Christensen & Jensen, P.C.  has researched, documented, and conducted statewide studies regarding threats and violence against the legal profession. He discusses the causes, effects, and methods to recognize and relatively simple and feasible preventative methods to assess, recognize, actively avoid, and prevent threatening and violent situations before they occur.

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