College of Law

Administration Office: 208-885-2255
Dean’s Office: 208-885-4977
fax: 208-885-5709
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

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


phone: 208-364-4074
fax: 208-334-2176
322 E. Front St., Suite 590
Boise, ID 83702

William F. “Bud” Yost

Yost Law, PLLC – Nampa, Idaho
B.A., Miami University, Ohio; Masters, University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School); J.D., University of Idaho, ’69

Photo of Law Advisory Committee Member, Bud YostWilliam F. “Bud” Yost has practiced law for 44 years in Nampa, Idaho. He earned a Bachelor of Arts at Miami University, Ohio; his Masters in Governmental Administration at University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School), where he was named a Samuel L. Fels Scholar; and his J.D. from University of Idaho in 1969.  He served in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged as a Captain in 1966. Bud served as Commissioner for the Third and Fifth Districts and was President of the State Bar Association in 2002. He has served in many capacities for the State Bar and his community. He received the Professionalism Award in 1998, was named a Distinguished Lawyer in 2006, and received the Outstanding Service Award in 2012. His community service includes past Board Member and President, Mercy Hospital; Past President and Board Member, Nampa Industrial Corporation; and Board of Directors, Nampa Rotary Club. He currently serves on the State Legislative Compensation Committee and is a member of the Idaho State Bar Character and Fitness Committee.

He and his wife, Joan, are parents to five children and eleven grandchildren.