Alex N. Semanko is an attorney in the Boise office of the Idaho law firm, Moffatt Thomas. Ms. Semanko’s practice focuses on water law, environmental law and natural resources law.
Prior to joining Moffatt Thomas, Ms. Semanko worked as a Clerk in Washington D.C. for the House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans. During her time with the Committee she worked with policy issues concerning hydropower regulation, fisheries management, Indian water rights and settlements, endangered species, and energy acts. In addition to providing legislative research support on these issues, she organized congressional hearings and attended meetings with federal agencies on behalf of the Subcommittee.
During law school, Ms. Semanko interned with the Natural Water Resources Association, U.S. Senator James E. Risch, and the Van Ness Feldman law firm in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Semanko graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law Studies, with a minor in Criminology, from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Ms. Semanko earned her Juris Doctor from Ave Maria School of Law in Naples, Florida. At law school, Ms. Semanko worked as a teaching assistant for Professor Brett Brosseit and served as Publications Manager for the International Law Journal. She also served as President for the Environmental Law Society.
Getting to Know Alex Semanko
Alex Semanko played collegiate golf with Regis University in Denver, Colorado. She continues to be a much sought-after player in golf tournaments today.
- J.D., Ave Maria School of Law, Naples, Florida (2015)
- B.A. Pre-Law, Regis University, Denver, Colorado
- Idaho State and Federal Courts
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Idaho
Professional & Civic Activities
- House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans: Clerk, Washington, D.C. (2015-2016)
- Environmental Law Society, Ave Maria School of Law (2014-2015)
- Publications Manager – International Law Society (2014-2015)
- Teaching Assistant, Ave Maria School of Law (2014-2015)
- “The Short End: Abandoning the Leasehold,” Idaho Business Review Square Feet April 2017.