Idaho Judicial Council
 

 
       The Idaho Judicial Council is empowered by statute to nominate to the Governor persons for appointments to vacancies in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and district courts. It may make recommendations to the Supreme Court for the removal, discipline and retirement of judicial officers. It is comprised of seven members. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, who is chairman, a district court judge and two lawyers appointed by the governing board of the Idaho bar with the consent of the state senate and three non-attorney members appointed by the Governor with the consent of the senate. Sitting in its disciplinary capacity, the Council may investigate complaints against justices, court of appeals judges or judges of the district courts or magistrate divisions, and members of the Industrial Commission, and in appropriate cases it may recommend to the Supreme Court the removal, discipline or retirement of a justice, judge, or magistrate judge. The present members are:

Roger S. Burdick

Boise

Ex-Officio Chairman

J. Philip Reberger

Boise

Vice-Chair

Joel P. Hazel

Coeur d'Alene

Secretary/Treasurer

Steven A. Tuft

Burley

 

Elizabeth S. Chavez

Lewiston

 

Hon. Thomas Ryan

Caldwell

 

Kathy Simpson

Idaho Falls

 

Hon. Thomas H. Borresen

Jerome

Adjunct Member

Additional Information:
James D. Carlson, Executive Director
P.O. Box 1397
Boise, Idaho 83701
Phone: (208) 334-5213    Fax: (208) 334-2253
E-mail: ijc@idcourts.net

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