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Contact Information

Ritti, Eugene A.
Ritti Dispute Resolution PLLC
1713 W. Resseguie Street
Boise, Idaho 83702
Phone: (208) 484-2851

Recert Due: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Counties
Ada
Adams
Bannock
Bear Lake
Benewah
Bingham
Blaine
Boise
Bonner
Bonneville
Boundary
Butte
Camas
Canyon
Caribou
Cassia
Clark
Clearwater
Custer
Elmore
Franklin
Fremont
Gem
Gooding
Idaho
Jefferson
Jerome
Kootenai
Latah
Lemhi
Lincoln
Madison
Minidoka
Nez Perce
Oneida
Owyhee
Payette
Power
Shoshone
Teton
Twin Falls
Valley
Washington

Judicial Districts
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Seventh

Compensation & Expenses
$250 per hour and actual expenses

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho Supreme Court; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Idaho; U.S. Court of Military Appeals

Education
Villanova (BA); Duke Law School (JD)

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Executive Education Program on mediating disputes, Harvard Law School.

Contact Information

Schilling, Ronald D.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Post Office Box 1251
Meridian, Idaho 83680
Phone: (208) 898-0338
Fax: (208) 898-9051

Recert Due: Friday, December 31, 2021

Counties
Ada
Adams
Bannock
Bear Lake
Benewah
Bingham
Blaine
Boise
Bonner
Bonneville
Boundary
Butte
Camas
Canyon
Caribou
Cassia
Clark
Clearwater
Custer
Elmore
Franklin
Fremont
Gem
Gooding
Idaho
Jefferson
Jerome
Kootenai
Latah
Lemhi
Lewis
Lincoln
Madison
Minidoka
Nez Perce
Oneida
Owyhee
Payette
Power
Shoshone
Teton
Twin Falls
Valley
Washington

Judicial Districts
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Seventh

Compensation & Expenses
$250 per hour for preparation and mediation. For travel outside of Boise area: actual cost of air travel and/or car rental or mileage at the current IRS rate, plus $100 per hour for travel time.

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar, ABA, Inns of Court, U.S. District Court.

Education
University of Idaho, College of Law (JD)

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
20 years as district judge; Harvard Law School Mediation Workshop; Advanced Mediator's Forum; Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution; Judicial Settlement, Nat'; Judicial College.

Contact Information

Shepherd, Ron R.
R. Shepherd Law, PLLC
1990 N. Meridian Road
Meridian, Idaho 83646
Phone: (208) 887-3444
Fax: (208) 887-3443

Recert Due: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Counties
Ada
Adams
Bannock
Bear Lake
Benewah
Bingham
Blaine
Boise
Bonner
Bonneville
Boundary
Butte
Camas
Canyon
Caribou
Cassia
Clark
Clearwater
Custer
Elmore
Franklin
Fremont
Gem
Gooding
Idaho
Jefferson
Jerome
Kootenai
Latah
Lemhi
Lewis
Lincoln
Madison
Minidoka
Nez Perce
Oneida
Owyhee
Payette
Power
Shoshone
Teton
Twin Falls
Valley
Washington

Judicial Districts
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Seventh

Compensation & Expenses
$195 per hour for preparation and mediation; $100 per hour for travel outside of the Treasure Valley

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; United States District Court

Education
University of Idaho, School of Law (J.D.)

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution- 40 hours basic mediation training.

Contact Information

Smith, Erik P.
Erik P. Smith, P.C.
311-B Coeur d;Alene Avenue
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814
Phone: (208) 667-2000
Fax: (208) 765-9110

Recert Due: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Counties
Ada
Adams
Bannock
Bear Lake
Benewah
Bingham
Blaine
Boise
Bonner
Bonneville
Boundary
Butte
Camas
Canyon
Caribou
Cassia
Clark
Clearwater
Custer
Elmore
Franklin
Fremont
Gem
Gooding
Idaho
Jefferson
Jerome
Kootenai
Latah
Lemhi
Lewis
Lincoln
Madison
Minidoka
Nez Perce
Oneida
Owyhee
Payette
Power
Shoshone
Teton
Twin Falls
Valley

Judicial Districts
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Seventh

Compensation & Expenses
$200 per hour, with sliding scale based on need.

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; IACOL; Idaho Supreme Court Child Custody Mediators

Education
Seattle Pacific Univ (BA 1988); University of Idaho (JD 1994)

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Advanced Basic Mediation Course

Contact Information

Spink, Michael T.
Spink Butler, LLP
251 E. Front Street, Suite 200
Boise, Idaho 83702
Phone: (208) 388-1000
Fax: (208) 388-1001

Recert Due: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Counties
Ada
Adams
Bannock
Bear Lake
Benewah
Bingham
Blaine
Boise
Bonner
Bonneville
Boundary
Butte
Camas
Canyon
Caribou
Cassia
Clark
Clearwater
Custer
Elmore
Franklin
Fremont
Gem
Gooding
Idaho
Jefferson
Jerome
Kootenai
Latah
Lemhi
Lewis
Lincoln
Madison
Minidoka
Nez Perce
Oneida
Owyhee
Payette
Power
Shoshone
Teton
Twin Falls
Valley
Washington

Judicial Districts
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Seventh

Compensation & Expenses
$275 , or as agreed.

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; Oregon State Bar; U.S. District Court; U.S.Sup.Ct.; ILF; IMA; ACR; National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

Education
Stanford University (BA); University of Denver (JD)

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Pepperdine University, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution; National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals/Advanced training; over 30 years of mediation advocacy in civil mediations.

Contact Information

Stellmon, John M.
1509 North Dragonfly
Eagle, Idaho 83616
Phone: (208) 938-5544

Recert Due: Friday, December 31, 2021

Counties
Ada
Adams
Benewah
Bingham
Blaine
Boise
Bonner
Bonneville
Boundary
Butte
Camas
Canyon
Cassia
Clark
Clearwater
Custer
Elmore
Fremont
Gem
Gooding
Idaho
Jefferson
Jerome
Kootenai
Latah
Lemhi
Lewis
Lincoln
Madison
Minidoka
Nez Perce
Owyhee
Payette
Shoshone
Teton
Twin Falls
Valley
Washington

Judicial Districts
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Seventh

Compensation & Expenses
$150 per hour, $50 per hour travel time. No travel time charged for services rendered in Ada, Canyon and Valley Counties. No travel time charged for services rendered in the Second Judicial District. Spanish services available. Translation services written or oral.

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; American Bar Assn

Education
BA - Univ of Idaho; JD - Univ of Idaho

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution. Participated as mediator and arbitrator in several fee mediation cases for Idaho State Bar.

Contact Information

Verby, Steve
Senior District Judge
1517 Northshore Drive
Sandpoint, Idaho 83864
Phone: (208) 946-0997
Fax: (208) 263-4379

Recert Due: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Counties
Ada
Adams
Bannock
Bear Lake
Benewah
Bingham
Blaine
Boise
Bonner
Bonneville
Boundary
Butte
Camas
Canyon
Caribou
Cassia
Clark
Clearwater
Custer
Elmore
Franklin
Fremont
Gem
Gooding
Idaho
Jefferson
Jerome
Kootenai
Latah
Lemhi
Lewis
Lincoln
Madison
Minidoka
Nez Perce
Oneida
Owyhee
Payette
Power
Shoshone
Teton
Twin Falls
Valley
Washington

Judicial Districts
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Seventh

Compensation & Expenses
No charge for expenses. $250 per hour. No charge for travel time.

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Full time district judge in Idaho from 2003 to 2013. Senior Judge from 2013 to present. Present member of Idaho Supreme Court Advisory Committees for: (1) Idaho Rules of Evidence, (2) Idaho Civil Jury Instructions.

Education
Macalester College (BA); University of Idaho, College of Law (JD)

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution @ University of Idaho, College of Law; Criminal Mediation Course as a Judge at University of Idaho, College of Law, Boise Campus. Served as mediator while in private practice and as a judge.

Contact Information

Wheiler, Jesse Michael
Thomsen Holman Wheiler, PLLC
2635 Channing Way
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404
Phone: (208) 522-1230
Fax: (208) 522-1277

Recert Due: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Counties
Bannock
Bear Lake
Bingham
Butte
Caribou
Clark
Custer
Franklin
Fremont
Jefferson
Lemhi
Madison
Oneida
Power
Teton

Judicial Districts
Sixth
Seventh

Compensation & Expenses
$175 per hour. Travel billed at $80 per hour plus actual cost of hotel and meals, if any, and mileage at current IRS reimbursement rates.

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
7th District Bar Assn (past president); Idaho State Bar Assn; Idaho Assn of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute; Idaho Mediation Assn

Education
Utah State University, BS (1981); University of Idaho (JD) 1985

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution, University of Idaho, College of Law (40 hr basic mediation course); volunteer small claims mediator, Bonneville County Courts; AV rated attorney with 30+ years experience.

Contact Information

Yorgason, Christopher E.
6200. Meeker Road
Suite 200
Boise, Idaho 83713
Phone: (208) 861-3332

Recert Due: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Counties
Ada
Adams
Bannock
Bear Lake
Benewah
Bingham
Blaine
Boise
Bonner
Bonneville
Boundary
Butte
Camas
Canyon
Caribou
Cassia
Clark
Clearwater
Custer
Elmore
Franklin
Fremont
Gem
Gooding
Idaho
Jefferson
Jerome
Kootenai
Latah
Lemhi
Lewis
Lincoln
Madison
Minidoka
Nez Perce
Oneida
Owyhee
Payette
Power
Shoshone
Teton
Twin Falls
Valley
Washington

Judicial Districts
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Sixth
Seventh

Compensation & Expenses
$165 per hour, plus expenses outside of Ada County

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar

Education
Brigham Young University, B.A. Degree; J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D.

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Idaho Medication Association

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