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Moffatt Thomas Hosts Canadian Consul General James K. Hill, Addressing “U.S. – Canadian Relations: The Next Chapter”

Boise, Idaho Falls, Pocatello: Moffatt Thomas President Christine E. Nicholas (Past Chair of the Idaho State Bar International Law Section Governing Council) announces that Moffatt Thomas will host a breakfast presentation with Canadian Consul General James K. Hill on Thursday, March 17, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  (ONSITE SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE RSVP TO voe@Moffatt.com.)

As part of several events scheduled in Idaho that week, Mr. Hill will present to the Idaho State Bar International Law Section, addressing “U.S. – Canadian Relations: The Next Chapter.”  The presentation will take place in the Boise offices of Moffatt Thomas, 101 S. Capitol Blvd.  The presentation will also be live webcast to Moffatt Thomas offices in Idaho Falls and Pocatello.

James K. HillAmb. James Hill has been a Career Diplomat since 1989 and served abroad most recently as Chargé d’affaires at the Canadian Embassy, Kuwait (July 2014 – November 2014) and Deputy Head of Mission at the Canadian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan (2012-2014) preceded by assignments as High Commissioner of Canada in Maputo, Mozambique, Consul General of Canada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Head of the Canadian Kosovo Diplomatic Observer Mission in Prishtina, Kosova (Yugoslavia), Consul and Trade Commissioner at the Consulate of Canada in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and as Second Secretary & Vice Consul at the Canadian Embassy in Tehran, Iran.

At the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development in Ottawa, Mr. Hill has held positions as Director for Middle East & Africa Commercial/Economic relations, Director for Europe & Central Asia Commercial/Relations, Deputy Director of the Latin America Division, Deputy Director of the Western Hemisphere Summits Office and as Senior Desk Officer in the Trade Commissioner Service Strategic Planning Division.

Mr. Hill was born and raised in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada. He earned History and Education degrees from the University of Saskatchewan and completed his graduate studies in International Studies at the University of Cândido Mendes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The International Law Section of the Idaho State Bar promotes the education, training and networking opportunities of attorneys who practice in the area of International Law.  Serving on the section’s Governing Council are Moffatt Thomas attorneys Christine E. Nicholas (Past Chair), Jerry T. Stenquist (Vice Chairperson), Jamie K. Moon (At Large Council Member).

Moffatt Thomas, an Idaho law firm, has been providing legal services to the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West since 1954.  The firm serves clients in the full-spectrum of business, litigation, and regulatory areas. With Idaho offices in Boise, Idaho Falls and Pocatello, the firm is strategically situated for direct contact with the governor’s office, the legislature, federal and state administrative agencies, area businesses, and national and international corporations engaged in business throughout the region. Since its inception over 60 years ago, its current and former lawyers have achieved the highest leadership positions in national, state and local legal and civic organizations.

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