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Idaho Chapter of the Federal Bar Association “Brown Bag CLE” Sponsored by Moffatt Thomas

Moffatt Thomas sponsored the Idaho Chapter of the Federal Bar Association’s Brown Bag CLE, “Federal Rule Amendments,” on Thursday, February 16, 2017.  The event was held on the 7th floor of the U.S. Attorney’s Office.  Lunch for all attendees was provided courtesy of Moffatt Thomas and attorney, Tyler J. Anderson.

Ken Withers, Deputy Executive Director for the Sedona Conference, was the featured presenter.   Mr. Withers discussed the amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and impending amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence.  The CLE offers 1.25 credit hours through the Idaho State Bar.  Members of the Federal Bar Association attended the event at no cost.

The Federal Bar Association is an organization that acts in representation of the federal legal profession.  Its membership consists of more than 18,000 federal attorneys and 1,500 federal judges who unite to advocate for a sound administration of justice.  The FBA’s mission is “to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and the needs of the federal practitioner, both public and private, the federal judiciary and the public they serve.”

The Idaho Chapter of the Federal Bar Association was founded in 2004.  The chapter and its membership of over 150 practitioners uphold the mission of the Federal Bar Association.  The chapter provides its practitioners with Continuing Legal Education, opportunities to advocate prospective developments of Idaho state and federal courts to legislatures, and opportunities to engage in informal interactions with the judiciary.

Moffatt Thomas is an Idaho law firm that has been providing legal services to the Intermountain West and Pacific Northwest 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.


Leading Idaho Law.  Moffatt Thomas leads the field in litigation, business, banking, insurance, agriculture and more by bringing together many of the top legal minds across Idaho.  More information is available by calling (800) 422-2889, or visiting the Moffatt Thomas website:  www.moffatt.com.