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Idaho Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA)

About the ITLA


  • Foundation: ITLA Foundation, Inc.
  • Location: Boise, Idaho

Mission and History

The Idaho Trial Lawyers Association was created in 1972. Today the ITLA has grown to more than 400 members including attorneys, legal staff and law students.

As a non-profit organization devoted to protecting the rights of citizens in the civil and criminal justice system, the organization also supports civil, criminal and workers' compensation attorneys.



2020-2021 Leadership

Thomas Guy Hallam
Boise, ID
Russell L Johnson
Meridian, ID
Evan S Mortimer
District Director
Boise, ID
Stephen Blackburn
District Director
Meridian, ID
Matthew David Romrell
Idaho Falls, ID
Darrel William Aherin
AAJ Governor
Lewiston, ID
Angela Dawn Perkins
AAJ Governor
Boise, ID
Jarom Anthony Whitehead
AAJ Governor
Twin Falls, ID

Contact the ITLA

Idaho Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA)
PO Box 1777
Boise, ID 83701
Office: (208) 345-1890

More About the ITLA

Benefits of Membership

The benefits of membership in the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association include:

  • access to quality continuing legal education (CLE) seminars;
  • support for community programs such as the ITLA Street Law Clinic and the ITLA Family Law Clinic;
  • an invitation to the ITLA Annual Convention features a CLE program, social events, a trade show and networking opportunities in a relaxed setting;
  • networking opportunities with many of the top trial lawyers in the state;
  • access to the List Serve to communicate with other members;
  • a subscription to The Journal, ITLA's quarterly publication featuring:
    • articles on current legal topics;
    • educational materials on trial techniques,
    • summaries of recent trial verdicts and settlements;
    • daily legal news briefs from e-clips; and
    • information on ITLA legislative activities.

Leadership positions in the organization include the following positions: the President, Treasurer, Secretary, AAAJ Governors, AAJ Delegates, and Regional Directors. The ITLA offers a Certification Specialization Program.

The program certifies attorneys as a specialist in the areas of Civil, Criminal and Workers' Compensation law. Find out more about how attorneys become board-certified specialists in Idaho.

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