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Mediators are governed by Idaho Statute I.C.A.R. 73

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Contact Information

Mihara, Kinzo H.
Mihara Law PLLC
923 N. Third Street
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814
Phone: (208) 292-4883
Fax: (208) 620-2200

Recert Due: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Counties
Benewah
Bonner
Boundary
Shoshone

Judicial Districts
First

Compensation & Expenses
$150/hour - three hour minimum; $75/hour travel time

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; Montana State Bar; Washington State Bar; U.S. District Court, Idaho; U.S. District Court, Montana; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; United States Supreme Court

Education
University of Maryland (B.S.); University of Idaho (J.D.)

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution (40-hour mediation course) 2019. Represented dozens of parties in mediations over the past decade.

Contact Information

Nelson, Andra
312 S. 1st Ave., Ste. A
Sandpoint, Idaho 83864
Phone: (208) 263-4748
Fax: (208) 263-7557

Recert Due: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Counties
Bonner
Boundary
Kootenai

Judicial Districts
First

Compensation & Expenses
$250 per hour

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

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

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
40-Hour Basic Family Mediation

Contact Information

Nickels, Bryan A.
Scanlan Griffiths Aldridge & Nickels, PLLC
401 W. Front Street, Suite 307
Boise, Idaho 83702
Phone: (208) 991-1200

Recert Due: Friday, December 29, 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
$200/hr. for prep and mediation, plus travel expenses for mediations outside of Ada and Canyon Counties.

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar (Litigation, Appellate, and Health Law Sections), U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, SCOTUS, ABA, IADC, DRI, IMA

Education
University of Idaho, B.A. + M.A. (Anthropology); Boston College, JD

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
40-Hour Basic Mediation Training (Neuro Mediation Group)

Contact Information

Penton, A. Denise
Penton Law Offices, PLLC
Post Office Box 6326
Boise, Idaho 83707
Phone: (208) 472-8843
Fax: (208) 902-2356

Recert Due: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Counties
Ada
Boise
Canyon
Elmore
Gem
Payette
Valley

Judicial Districts
Third
Fourth

Compensation & Expenses
$250 per hour

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Member of the Idaho State Bar and have been practicing law since 1996. Also member of the American Immigration Lawyers Assn (Idaho Chapter), family law and business law sections.

Education
University of Idaho - BA Degree University of Idaho - JD Degree

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution - 40 hr. Mediation Course; Completed 20-hr co-parenting focus mediation training.

Contact Information

Porter, Kelley
Nez Perce County
Post Office Box 428
Genesee, Idaho 83832
Phone: (208) 310-6602

Recert Due: Friday, December 31, 2021

Counties
Ada
Clearwater
Idaho
Latah
Lewis
Nez Perce

Judicial Districts
Second

Compensation & Expenses
Pro bono. Reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses only

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

Education
University of Wyoming (BA); University of Idaho (JD).

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution (Basic Civil Mediation Course);District 2 Family Court Services (Basic Mediation with Child Custody Focus).

Contact Information

Radford, Lee
Parsons Behle & Latimer
350 Memorial Drive, Suite 300
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402
Phone: (208) 528-5252
Fax: (208) 522-5111

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
Half Day: $950 for up to five hours. Full Day: $1,900 for up to 10 hours.

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; Sixth Circuit; Seventh Circuit; Ninth Circuit; J. Reuben Clark Law Society; American Health Lawyers Assn; Chair, Idaho Falls Redevelopment Agency; Kirkland & Ellis Alumni Assn; J. Reuben Clark Law School (JD 1989); Judicial Clerk, Utah Supreme Court

Education
Brigham Young University (BA 1986):

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Northwestern University School of Professional Studies.

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

Silak, Cathy R.
Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley
Post Office Box 1617
Boise, Idaho 83701
Phone: (208) 388-4887
Fax: (208) 954-5289

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
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

Compensation & Expenses
$220 per hour, plus travel expenses for mediations outside of Ada and Canyon Counties.

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

Education
University of California, Berkley, School of Law (J.D.); University of Virginia, School of Law (L.L.M.); New York University (B.A.); Harvard University, Masters Degree in City Planning.

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution, Basic 40-hour Civil Mediation Course

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