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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: Tuesday, December 31, 2024

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

Tomlin, Erin E.
Westberg Roepke Moore, PLLC
530 S. Ashbury Street, Suite 2
Moscow, Idaho 83843
Phone: (208) 883-1520
Fax: (208) 883-1521

Recert Due: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Counties
Clearwater
Idaho
Kootenai
Nez Perce

Judicial Districts
First
Second

Compensation & Expenses
$200 per hour, plus travel expenses (mileage)

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar, Family Law Section

Education
University of Idaho, College of Law, Class of 2012; University of Idaho, Master Public Administration, 2017

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Family Mediation, Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution (40 Hrs); Basic Certification in forensic experimental trauma informed practices (20 hrs).

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
$225 per hour. Travel billed at $100 per hour plus actual cost of hotel and meals, if any, and mileage at current IRS reimbursement rate.

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
Certified Professional Mediator (Idaho Mediation Association); Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution, University of Idaho, College of Law; volunteer small claims mediator, Bonneville County Courts; AV rated attorney with 36+ years of experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants.

Contact Information

Wilper, Ronald J.
3411 N. Plantation River Drive
Boise, Idaho 83703
Phone: (208) 830-2320

Recert Due: Tuesday, December 31, 2024

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 per hour.

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

Education
J.D. - University of Idaho; B.A. - Boise State University

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
National Judicial College - comprehensive civil mediation in 2021; conducted civil and criminal mediation 2014 to date.

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

Contact Information

Zarian, John N.
1563 N. Estancia Place
Eagle, Idaho 83616
Phone: (208) 871-6798

Recert Due: Tuesday, December 31, 2024

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; reasonable expenses; travel expenses outside of Boise area.

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Admitted to practice law in Idaho, Utah, California, District of Columbia, and U.S.S. Ct. Former chairperson, Litigation and Intellectual Property Law Sections, ISB. Former president, FBA, Boise Chapter. Former president, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Boise Chapter. Member, FORUM arbitration panel. Member, I.M.A.

Education
J.D. - University of Southern California; M.S., Finance - University of Utah; B.A., Political Science - University of Utah

Legal Training and Experience

Mediation Training and Experience
Experience mediator with extensive training. Master of Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University (in progress). Basic Civil Mediation, University of Idaho College of Law (2015)

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