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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

Administration Office Fax: 208-885-5708
Office of the Dean Fax: 208-885-0979

Fax: 208-885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83720

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: Scott Madson
Moscow Vice-President: Caitlyn Becker
Moscow Secretary: Nohl Speck
Moscow Sergeant-at-Arms: Naomi Doraismy

Treasurer: Jenny Gallegos

Boise President: Rebecca Kopp
Boise Vice-President: Taylor Barton
Boise Secretary: Denise Gilpatrick
Boise Sergeant-at-Arms: Meg Waddel
Boise Commissioner of Students: Max Williams

3L Council Representatives: Lindsi Lipinski & Katie Vandenberg
2L Council Representatives: Patrick Ngalemulume & Tishri Murray
3L Honor & Judiciary Court: Jennifer Franz & Katie Vandenberg
2L Honor Court: Abigail Quinn
3L Judiciary Court:  Taryn Wheeler & Franchell McClendon
2L Judiciary Committee: Kayleen Richter
2L Representative (Moscow): Dana Bowes
1L Representative (Boise): Marissa Brakes
1L Representative (Moscow): William Kendell
1L Judiciary Committee:
1L Judicial Justice: Kamilla Niska
Junior Honor Court Counsel: Daniel Hansen

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/Treasurer:
Boise Vice President of Oral Arguments:
Moscow Vice President of Oral Arguments: 
Secretary/Brief Manager:

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: Patricia Taylor
Senior Managing Editor/Technical Editor: Kiley Heffner
Chief Managing Editor: Aaron Bell
Executive Editor/Symposium Editor: Thomas Everson
Chief Articles Editor: Autumn Smith 
Senior Articles Editor: Monica Ontiveros
Senior Articles Editor:  Hillary Livingston 
Senior Blue Book Editor: Kelly Stevenson
Treasurer:  Franchell McClendon
Managing Editor:  Scott Madson

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:

Moscow Location:

  • Chief Moscow Editor: Savannah Ward
  • NREL Editor: Naomi Doraisamy
  • Business Editor: Jenny Gallegos

Boise Location:

  • Chief Managing Editor: Samuel Parry
  • Executive Editor: Max Williams
  • Chief Research Editor: Katharine Wongmankitkan
  • Chief Symposium Editor: Spencer Tolson
  • Chief Articles Editor: Chris Slette
  • Editor-in-Chief: Nicholas Glover

Board of Editors:

Moscow Location:

  • Moscow Director of Relations: Mary Briggs
  • Technical Editor: Thomas Anderson
  • Input Editor: Douglas Kenyon

Boise Location:

  • NREL Symposium Editor: Katie Vandenberg
  • Symposium Editor: Jason Moore
  • Boise Director of Relations: Serena Minasian
  • Director of Website Development: Matt Meacham
  • Input Editor: Alexander Calaway
  • Input Editor: Joseph Harrington
  • Input Editor: Mal Prior
  • Input Editor: Nolan Knuth

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: Matt Sturzen 
Moscow Vice-President: Sheala DeMartini
Boise Vice-President: Kelly Stevenson
Moscow Secretary: Savannah Ward 
Boise Secretary: Samuel Parry
Treasurer: Emily George

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.

Boise President: Sarah Johnson
Moscow President: Naomi M. Doraisamy
Secretary: Kasie Bitzenburg
Treasurer: Hannah Drabinski

Statement of Purpose

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

Executive Board

Moscow:
Vice President: [Still open]
Secretary: Jason Moore

Boise:
President: Sarah Zimmerman
Vice President: Derek Newman
Treasurer: Sarah Johnson

President: Orlandis Jackson
Vice President: Patrick Ngalamulune
VP of Professional Development: Amanda Brusic
VP of Membership and Outreach: Naomi Doraisamy 
Boise Representative: Tracy Stoff 
Secretary: Caitlyn Becker 
Treasurer: Lindsi Lipinski

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: Riley Newton 
Vice President (Moscow): Alex Baca
Secretary: Lewis Harrington
Treasurer: Casey Parsons
1L Representative (Boise): Samuel Heinrich

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: Serena Minasian

Vice President (Boise): Courtney Lennberg

Vice President (Moscow): Taryn Wheeler

Secretary: Spencer Felton

Treasurer: Colin Honan

President: Clay Leland
Vice President (Boise): Abby French
Vice President (Moscow): David Cook
Secretary/Treasurer: Monica Harrington

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: Mal Prior

Secretary: Abby McCleery

Treasurer: Kelly Stevenson

President: Zoie Laggis
Vice President: Riley Newton
Treasurer: Taryn Wheeler
Secretary: Sam Hahn
1L Representative: Sam Johnson 

President: Cooper Wright (3L Moscow)
Vice President: Meg Waddel (2L Boise) 
Treasurer:  Daniel Hansen, (2L Boise) 

President: Bobbi Flowers
Vice President:
Secretary-Treasurer:

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: Kendra Ankrum
Vice President: Jake Bateman
Treasurer:Jennifer Tengono
3L Advisor: John Revis

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: Kendra Ankrum
Vice Presidents: Tanner Mort and Jeff Miller
Secretary: Spencer Felton
Treasurer: Stephen Herring

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: David Cook

Vice President Moscow: Dawn Trott-Keller

Vice President Boise: Samuel Parry

Secretary: Spencer Felton

1L Representative in Moscow: Stephanie Scull

Below Pending an Update:

Treasurer:

3L Rep: "Pending Election Update"

2L Rep: "Pending Election Update"

3L Rep in Boise: "Pending Election Update"

2L Rep in Boise: "Pending Election Update"

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: Monica Ontiveros
Vice President (Moscow): Ana Segovia Salgado
Treasurer: Hilary Livingston
Secretary: Audrey Faunce
2L Representative (Boise): Matthew Ryan 
3L Representative (Moscow) Jeff Jimenez

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 Mediation: Taryn Wheeler
President of Negotiation: Paola Aguilar
Vice President of Mediation:
Vice President of Negotiation: Sam Bishop
Treasurer: Franchell McClendon
Moscow Secretary: Amanda Brusic
Boise Secretary: Jeremy Litster

Statement of Purpose

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

Moscow Co-President: Jessica Thorpe
Boise Co-President: Paola Aguilar
Vice President:  Dana Bowes 
Treasurer:
Secretary: Heather Olson

Statement of Purpose

The Multicultural Law Caucus (MLC) is an organization designed to promote cultural, ethnic, religious, and linguistic diversity within the University of Idaho's College of Law. Its primary purpose is to educate law students about issues of diversity in order to provide a more nurturing community for our own minority law students. MLC also focuses on preparing future legal professionals for an increasingly globalized world. This group welcomes all students to participate in its school and community activities.

Co-Chairs: Gaylen Edmo and Garrett Brown
Vice Chair: Jennifer Tengono
Secretary: Audrey Faunce
Treasurer: Riley Newton

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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President: Brianna Tollackson
Vice President (Moscow): Naomi Doraisamy
Vice President (Boise): Greg Bradford
Treasurer: Lukas Hiner
Secretary: Autumn Smith
Historian: John Revis

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: Taryn Wheeler
Vice Justice (Moscow): Zoie Laggis
Treasurer:  Franchell McClendon
Secretary: Samuel Hahn
Marshall: Jeffrie Miller
Clerk: Makenzie Mahoney
1L Representative: Christopher Weir

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.

Co-President: "Pending Election Update"
Co-President:  "Pending Election Update"

Statement of Purpose

The Public Interest Law Group (PILG) helps students pursue the careers and activities they are passionate about. There are two ways PILG fulfills this goal: providing assistance for students interested in public interest careers and facilitating hands-on experience. Students receive career assistance through networking opportunities, career panels and debt relief advocacy. PILG also provides hands-on experience by organizing group pro bono opportunities and other volunteer service. PILG is the UI College of Law affiliate of Equal Justice Works and The Student Hurricane Network and also organizes Court Appointed Special Advocate training for law students.

Officers: "Pending Election Update"

President: Tishra Murray 
Vice President: Sydney Sears
Secretary:  Tracy Stoff

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

Administration Office Fax: 208-885-5708
Office of the Dean Fax: 208-885-0979

Fax: 208-885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83720

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