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College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Main Office: 208-885-2255
Admissions: 208-885-2300
Legal Clinic: 208-885-6541
Office of the Dean: 208-885-4977

Fax: 208-885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720-0051
Boise, ID 83720-0051

Phone: 208-364-4560

Fax: 208-334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Student Organizations

By taking leadership roles in student organizations, students may hone their organizational skills while forging important ties with the larger legal community. Student organizations participate in public service, bring distinguished speakers to the College, build community awareness of important issues, and much more.

Student organizations are governed and recognized by the Student Bar Association, the law school student government body.

Moscow President: Landry Gunter
Moscow Vice-President: Taylor Ogborn
Moscow Secretary: Morgan Reese
Moscow Sergeant-at-Arms: Makenzie Mahoney

Boise President: Allyson Parker Roberts
Boise Vice-President: Becca Fitz
Boise Secretary: Bella Ludwig
Boise Sergeant-at-Arms: Kit Ivimey

SBA Treasurer: Jack Tousley

3L Council Member (Moscow): Abraham Banda
3L Council Member (Boise): Gus Tate
2L Council Member (Moscow): Julie Leavitt
2L Council Member (Boise): Josh Scholer
1L Council Member (Moscow): Pending Election
1L Council Member (Boise): Pending Election

Sr. Honor Court Council: Emily Moscrip
Deputy Honor Court Council: Madysson Belden
3L Honor Court/SBA Judiciary Justice: Adrianna Monroe
3L Honor Court/SBA Judiciary Justice: Sara Stoffer
2L Honor Court/SBA Judiciary Justice: Annie Hobby
2L SBA Judiciary Justice: Chantell Abou-Hamdan
1L SBA Judiciary Justice: Pending Election

SBA Advisers:  Deans Katie Ball and Kristina Running

The SBA was founded to enrich and diversify the lives of every law student. By virtue of being admitted to the University of Idaho College of Law, each student is automatically a member of the SBA. The SBA is comprised of an Executive Board, a governing council, and student organizations operating under the auspices of the SBA. It is the responsibility of the SBA to ensure student organizations limited funds are allocated in an equitable manner. Once funds are distributed, the SBA organizations are charged with carrying out the mission of their respective organizations. Student organizations augment law school learning by providing their members with rich and meaningful events such as guest speakers and/or specific skills training. Service in the SBA is entirely voluntary. Board members, officers, and student leaders work tirelessly, without remuneration, to engender a spirit of collegiality and a truly rewarding and memorable law school experience.

President: 
Vice-President of Oral Arguments Moscow: 
Vice-President of Oral Arguments Boise: 
Vice-President of Briefs: 
Treasurer: 
Advisor: Professor Ryan Lincoln

Statement of Purpose

The Board of Student Advocates is a student organization that gives students courtroom and appellate argument training and experience. Membership is open to all second- and third-year law students. Students may become members by either being selected for Trial Team or participating in the McNichols Moot Court Competition. Trial Team requires a two-year commitment during which second-year students are mentored and trained by the third-year students. The University of Idaho College of Law fields teams from both our Moscow and Boise campuses. Students also have the opportunity as a second- or third-year student to participate in the McNichols Moot Court Competition. The McNichols competition is run by third-year student members who write the problem, grade the briefs, and organize this intra-school competition. Third-year students have the opportunity to compete in one of several inter-scholastic moot court competitions. Teams have been fielded in the areas of Constitutional law, Bankruptcy, Environmental law, Native American law, Evidence, Criminal Procedure, and International Human Rights. The College of Law fields teams from both its Moscow and Boise campuses. Team members are chosen by the team coach based on qualifications determined by the coach.

Editor-in-Chief: Chris Weir
Executive Editor: Katie Fortuna
Chief Managing Editor: 
Senior Managing Editor:
Chief Articles Editor: 
Senior Articles Editor:
Senior Articles Editor:
Symposium Editor: 
Web Editor: 
Senior Blue Book Editor: 

Treasurer:  

Statement of Purpose

The Idaho Critical Legal Studies Journal strives for the progression and development of fair and equitable laws in the State of Idaho. It does this by providing academics, practitioners, and students a critical commentary on pressing legal issues, and offering practical solutions that are supported by legal authority, hard facts and a critical analysis of the law.

Executive Board: 

  • Editor-in-Chief: Jonathan Wheatley
  • Chief Executive Editor: Clay Boeckel
  • Executive Editor: Dawn Travolis
  • Chief Managing Editor: Brandon Helgeson
  • Chief Moscow Managing Editor: Rylee Dolven
  • Chief Moscow Editor: Sam Johnson
  • Chief Research Editor: Evan Barrett
  • Chief Symposium Editor: Erin Hanson
  • Chief Articles Editor: Jamie Schwantes
  • Chief Blue Book Editor: Erika Melanson
  • Chief NREL Editor: Amanda Siegwen
  • Chief Spotlight Editor: Dani Grigg
  • Business Editor: Scott Brown

Board of Editors: 

  • Managing Editor: Tony Lee
  • Technical and Web Editor: Claire Olavarria
  • Technical and Web Editor: Steve Edwards
  • Social Media Editor: Krista Painter
  • Symposium Editor: Madison Basterrechea
  • Symposium Editor: Nicole Gabriel
  • Input Editor: Tony Lee
  • Input Editor: Krista Painter
  • Director of Relations (Moscow): Kyle Mason
  • Articles Board Member: Kyle Mason

Associate Editors: 

  • Alexandra Brockman
  • Luke Brown
  • Trevor Buller
  • Weston Burke
  • Charlotte Cunnington
  • Kassadie Dunham
  • Connor Edlund
  • Rebecca Fitz
  • Daniel Goodman
  • Alaina Heuring
  • Christopher Ivimey
  • Jacob Jones
  • Brooke Kenney
  • Natalie Lussier
  • Kari Miller
  • Zachary Mumford
  • Grant Patton
  • Jack Tousley
  • Marcus Waterman
  • Catherine Yenne

Faculty Advisors: Professors Stephen Miller and Richard Seamon

Statement of Purpose:

The Idaho Law Review is a publication devoted to the scholarly discussion of current legal problems. All selection, editing, and publishing is performed by the students that make up the Law Review staff. Academics, jurists, practitioners, and students use the review as a research tool and as a medium for publishing articles which discuss, analyze, comment, or critique various legal issues.

Other Student Organizations

Executive Board

President: Rylee Dolven 
Moscow Vice-President: Kassadie Dunham
Boise Vice-President: Alex Brockman
Secretary: Taylor Ogborn
Treasurer: William Kendell

Advisor: Professor Richard Seamon

Mission Statement

The Idaho Agricultural Law Society is comprised of aspiring legal professionals who seek to encourage discussion about agriculture issues, create and sustain a network of agricultural professionals, and educate the public on the importance of agriculture.

President: Sam Heinrich
Vice President: Sara Mozingo
Secretary: Emma Daugharty
Treasurer: Joshua Creese

Advisors (Moscow): Professors Ryan Lincoln and Sam Newton 
Advisor (Boise): Professor Shaakirrah Sanders

 

Statement of Purpose

To educate and inform both students and the community on important civil rights issues and provide necessary services to the community.

Boise Executive Board

  • President: Erika Melanson
  • Vice President: Rebecca Gullett
  • Secretary: Brooke Kenney
  • Events Coordinator: Allie Classen
  • Treasurer: Steve Edwards

Moscow Executive Board

  • President: Jared Smith
  • Secretary: Carlee Smith
  • Treasurer: Ian Cady

Advisors: Professors Stephen Miller and Shaakirrah Sanders

President: Emily Moscrip 
Vice President: Ayla Hutchins 
VP of Professional Development: Gregg Shimer
VP of Membership and Outreach: Alexis Hoech
Secretary: Kassadie Dunham
Treasurer: Ollie Wimbish

Boise Representative: Mihaela Karst
1L Representative (Boise): Pending Election
1L Representative (Moscow): Pending Election

Advisor: Professor Aliza Cover

Statement of Purpose

Criminal Law Society (CLS) is an organization designed to foster awareness and participation in criminal law within the College of Law. CLS is committed to educate law students about controversial issues arising in criminal law, while offering programs to aid future legal professionals in practice. CLS welcomes all law students that are interested in criminal law to participate in activities and events.

Executive Board

President: Alli Olson
Vice President: Pending Election
Secretary: Pending Election
Treasurer: Samuel Heinrich
1L Representative (Moscow): Pending Election
1L Representative (Boise): Pending Election

Advisors: Professors Dylan Hedden-Nicely and Anastasia Telesetsky

Statement of Purpose

ELS is committed to increasing awareness and participation in environmental issues; influencing public policy, law, and jurisprudence; providing opportunities for environmental advocacy; improving the environmental policies at the University of Idaho; and promoting environmental careers and practices.

Board Members

President: Rebecca Gullett
Vice President (Boise): Spencer Felton
Vice President (Moscow): Samuel Johnson
Secretary: Makenzie Mahoney
Treasurer: Chantell Abou-Hamdan

Advisor: Dean Katie Ball

President: Kyle Rozanski
Vice President: Makenzie Mahoney
Treasurer: Joshua Creese

Advisor: Professor Richard Seamon

Statement of purpose

The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies is an organization of conservatives and libertarians interested in the current state of the legal order. It is founded on the principles that: The state exists to preserve freedom; the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution; and it is emphatically the province and duty of the Judiciary to say what the law is, not what it should be.

President: John Lloyd
Vice President: Josh Cresse
Secretary: Tatum Remely 
Treasurer: Sam Heinrich 

Advisor: Professor Anna Blaine

President: JT Bloomer
Vice President (Boise): Mihaela Karst
Vice President (Moscow): Megan Haas
Treasurer: Naomie Pierre-Toussaint

Advisor: Dean Katie Ball

Interim President: Gus Tate

President: Pending Election
Vice President: Pending Election
Secretary: Pending Election
Treasurer: Pending Election

Advisor: Professor John Rumel

Statement of Purpose

ITLA's primary purpose is a dedication to the improvement of justice through representation of citizens in the courtroom. ITLA also promotes relationships between law students and practicing attorneys through shadow programs, ITLA conferences in Boise, Sun Valley, and Jackpot, Nevada, and through discussions and presentations at the law school.

President: Steven Edwards
Vice President: Madysson Belden
Secretary: Quindaro Frieder
Treasurer: Kit Ivimey

3L Representative: Daniel Blankenship
2L Representative: Gregg Shimer

Advisors: TBA

Statement of Purpose

It shall be the purpose of this organization to:

  1. As an organization of law students, current military members and veterans, we will strive to continue to set the highest standards of professionalism and performance in our chosen career paths.
  2. Establish a strong network amongst current and future law students as well as legal professionals who served and those that support the United States Armed Forces.
  3. Focus on the exchange of information regarding military/veterans issues; establishing a different perspective and providing a forum for substantive military law and national security law conversations at Idaho Law.
  4. Through our networks create employment opportunities for all members.

President: Claire Olavarria
Vice President: Ryan Clay
Secretary: Spencer Felton
Treasurer: Erika Melanson
Moscow Representative: Payden Ard

Advisor: TBA

Statement of Purpose

  • Provide a forum for individuals who are interested in learning about Intellectual Property.
  • Create and foster a relationship between the IP Section of the Idaho State Bar and the students at the University of Idaho College of Law.
  • Establish a mentor program, in conjunction with the IP Section, for students interested in working in the field of IP Law.

President: Spencer Felton
Vice President: D'Andre Mathews
Secretary: Trevor Jensen
Treasurer: Devin Gleason
3L Representative: Pending Election
2L Representative: Pending Election

Advisor: Professor Sam Newton

Statement of Purpose

We affirm the strength brought to the study of law by a law student’s personal religious conviction. We strive through public service and diligence in our studies to promote fairness and virtue founded upon the rule of law. Membership is open to all current law students of any faith, who follow the example of J. Reuben Clark Jr. and share the values of public service, loyalty to the rule of law, and appreciation for the religious dimension in society and the student’s personal life.

President: Reanna Vanacore
Vice President (Moscow): Naomie Pierre-Toussaint
Vice President (Boise): Edmy Vega
Secretary: Chantell Abou-Hamdan
Treasurer: Elsa Alvarez

3L Representative: Trevor Ahrens
2L Representative (Moscow): Jack Tousley
All-Class Representative (Boise): Abril Anaya

Advisor: TBA

Statement of Purpose

The Latino Law Caucus is an organization dedicated to working in conjunction with service providers, including the College of Law’s Legal Aid Clinic, to prepare future attorneys to better represent the Latino and Hispanic communities.

President of Negotiation: Rebecca Gullett
Vice President of Negotiation: Adrianna Monroe
President of Mediation: Chantell Abou-Hamdan
Vice President of Mediation: Elsa Alverz
Secretary: Taylor Long
Treasurer: John Lloyd

Advisor (Moscow): Professor Jessica Long
Advisor (Boise): Professor John Rumel

Statement of Purpose

LSADR's purpose is to provide U of I's law students with an opportunity to learn and experience the wide range of conflict resolution techniques encompassed in the ADR continuum.

Governing Council

Chairperson: Jeanette Moody
Vice Chairperson: Dory Goldberg
Secretary: Annie Brown
Treasurer: Dory Goldberg

Social Director: Cody Artis
Boise Liaison: Pending Election

Advisor: Professor Dylan Hedden-Nicely 

Statement of Purpose

We, the Students of the University of Idaho College of Law, acknowledge the need to assume a proactive role in the development of the Native American Legal Community, articulate and promote the needs of Native Law Students and Law students interested in Native American Law, increase the degree of professionalism among Native attorneys and all attorneys in the field, encourage and prepare Native Secondary and Collegiate students for higher education, and increase the awareness of and a commitment to the needs of the Native Community as a whole, and do hereby establish the Constitution of the University of Idaho College of Law Native American Law Students Association.

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Student Contacts:

Anthony Lee
Douglas Plass

Advisor: Professor Benjamin Cover

Mission Statement:

The National Lawyers Guild is an association dedicated to the need for basic change in the structure of our political and economic system. We seek to unite lawyers, law students, legal workers, and jailhouse lawyers of America in an organization that shall function as an effective political and social force in the service of the people, to the end that human rights shall be regarded as more sacred than property interests. Our aim is to bring together all those who regard adjustments to new conditions as more important than the veneration of precedent; who recognize the importance of safeguarding and extending the rights of workers, women, farmers, marginalized people and minority groups whose labor we respect; who seek actively to eliminate racism; who work to maintain and protect our civil rights and liberties in the face of persistent attacks upon them; and who look upon the law as an instrument for the protection of the people, rather than for their repression.

President: Carlee Smith
Vice President: Casey Willitts
Secretary: Pending Election
Treasurer: Pending Election
Historian: Pending Election

Advisor: TBA

Statement of Purpose

OutLaw is an organization open to all students who are interested in extending civil rights to all Americans. OutLaw serves as a support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) law students, in addition to law students who have family and friends in the GLBT community. Our main goals are to (1) educate our school and our community about GLBT issues and (2) to participate in legal issues that affect the GLBT community in Idaho. Furthermore, we provide information and networking occasions to GLBT law students in order to increase educational and career opportunities. Through these goals and opportunities we hope to promote understanding and acceptance among all.

Justice: Ian Cady
Vice Justice: Jared Smith
Marshall and Clerk: Meghan Haas
Treasurer: Bilal Shamsi

Advisor: Professor Richard Seamon

Statement of Purpose

Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) is the world's largest professional legal fraternity serving law students, legal educators, and members of the Bench and Bar. As a local organization, the chapter focuses on service to the profession and the community by hosting networking events with alumni and by doing community service. As an international organization, the chapter sends several students to international and district conferences throughout the school year which are paid by the fraternity. These gatherings impart unique opportunities to interact with other ΦΑΔ members, including present-day attorneys and justices, which are invaluable in securing future professional legal contacts to aspiring law students.

Not Active in 2020-2021

PALA Mission statement

Pan-Asian Law Affairs (PALA) is committed to addressing current cutting-edge legal developments in Asia. PALA seeks to provide a forum where scholars and students may learn and discuss the development of legal affairs within the region.  To this end we work in partnership with our communities to host a variety event within University of Idaho legal community in an effort to inform our peers and colleagues about recent developments in the regional jurisprudence.

Boise

  • President: Luke Brown
  • Vice President: Dan Goodman
  • Treasurer: Clay Boeckel
  • Director of Community Outreach: Annie Hobby

Advisor: Professor Stephen Miller

Boise Executive Board

  • President: Danielle Strollo
  • Vice President: Taylor Long
  • Secretary: Bella Ludwig
  • Event Programming Chairs: Madysson Belden and Emma Daugharty
  • 3L Representative: Claire Olavarria
  • 2L Representative: Jessie Lee

Moscow Executive Board

  • President: Reanna Vanacore
  • Vice President: Suzanne "Suni" Hanson
  • Secretary: Carlee Smith
  • 3L Representative: Maraya Hanson
  • 2L Representative: Annie Brown

Treasurer (Boise & Moscow): Morgan Reese

Advisors (Boise): Deans Wendy Couture and Katie Ball
Advisors (Moscow): Professors Monique Lillard and Jessica Long

Statement of Purpose

Promote an atmosphere of equality among all law students; Raise awareness of the legal issues impacting women; Promote networking opportunities among our members, the faculty and staff, and the legal community at large; Provide acts of service for the community; Outreach to underrepresented groups in the law; Encourage the development, recognition, and discussion of women's contributions to the legal field.

Our annual events include: Substantive presentations by WLC members, practitioners, and scholars on issues of law impacting women practicing law and how the law impacts women’s interests in the community; Sexual Violence Awareness Month presentations; Social service and scholarship/stipend fundraisers; Meet-and-Greet networking event.

College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Main Office: 208-885-2255
Admissions: 208-885-2300
Legal Clinic: 208-885-6541
Office of the Dean: 208-885-4977

Fax: 208-885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720-0051
Boise, ID 83720-0051

Phone: 208-364-4560

Fax: 208-334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu