Leaders in Law

Nov 18, 2022

Leaders in law and finance recognized together at annual celebration 

Thursday evening Nov. 17 saw Idaho Business Review host its 10th annual Leaders in Law and Excellence in Finance awards programs, co-located at Boise Centre, with a reception beginning at 4:30 p.m., followed by an awards program that concluded at 7:30 p.m.  The evening’s festivities began with a networking reception for the approximately 330 guests, which included honorees, their colleagues,[...]

Sep 9, 2022

Idaho Business Review announces 2022 Excellence in Finance and Leaders in Law honorees

Idaho Business Review (IBR) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2022 Excellence in Finance and Leaders in Law awards. This annual recognition highlights professionals demonstrating outstanding performance in leadership, mentorship, community service and other areas.  When considering individuals qualifying for Excellence in Finance, a committee considers those in the banking, corporate, [...]

Nov 19, 2021

IBR lauds finance, legal professionals

[caption id="attachment_274771" align="alignleft" width="300"] Excellence in Finance and Leaders in Law gather at Boise Centre for Idaho Business Review's 2021 ceremony Nov. 16. Photo by Katy Kithcart[/caption] Laughter and a standing ovation followed the conclusion of retired Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick’s remarks during the Idaho Business Review’s Leaders in Law and Excellence in Financ[...]

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Aug 12, 2021

2021 Leaders in Law and Excellence in Finance honorees announced 

[caption id="attachment_241046" align="alignleft" width="300"] The 2019 Leaders In Law honorees gather for a group photo during the awards event on Nov. 14 at Eighth & Main. Photo by Pete Grady[/caption] The Idaho Business Review (IBR) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Leaders in Law awards, which recognize top legal professionals in Idaho for leadership, vision, inno[...]

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Nov 15, 2019

G. Richard Bevan, 2019 Leaders in Law Lifetime Achievement Award

Fair, thorough and just Leading from the bench with compassion and a commitment to the rule of law   [caption id="attachment_240276" align="alignright" width="214"] Justice G. Richard Bevan was appointed to the Idaho Supreme Court in 2017. Photo by Pete Grady.[/caption] Loved and respected by all his colleagues — from assistants to superiors and defendants to prosecutors — Idaho Sup[...]

Nov 15, 2019

Anthony Shallat, 2019 Leaders in Law

Advocacy, entrepreneurship and preservation At the junction of history, technology and community advancement   [caption id="attachment_240267" align="alignright" width="214"] Attorney Anthony Shallat works in both historic preservation and cutting-edge technology in Boise. Photo by Pete Grady.[/caption] Anthony Shallat started his career in politics, but soon moved to civil rights and [...]

Christine Salmi, 2019 Leaders in Law honoree
Nov 15, 2019

Christine Salmi, 2019 Leaders in Law

Dedicated, compassionate and engaged Using legal expertise to lend a helping hand and mentor new lawyers   [caption id="attachment_240271" align="alignright" width="214"] Christine Salmi poses at the Idaho Capitol building. Photo by Pete Grady[/caption] Christine Salmi is an accomplished and highly respected attorney who leads by example. Her most important work has been legal represe[...]

Nov 15, 2019

Nicole Snyder, 2019 Leaders in Law

Driven, dynamic and devoted Using hard-earned success to inspire others   [caption id="attachment_240278" align="alignright" width="214"] Nicole Snyder works in corproate and employment law at HOlland & Hart in Boise. Photo by Pete Grady.[/caption] Growing up in rural Ashton, Idaho, Nicole Snyder enjoyed being on her high school debate team and set her sights on becoming an attorne[...]

Nov 15, 2019

Peter J. Smith IV, 2019 Leaders in Law

Making the world a better place Effecting change by guiding people through challenging situations   [caption id="attachment_240279" align="alignright" width="200"] Peter J. Smith is a founding partner of Smith + Malek. Photo by Brady Campbell, courtesy of Smith + Malek.[/caption] While attending Walla Walla University, Peter J. Smith IV took a year away from college to volunteer in Mon[...]

Nov 15, 2019

Tara Malek, 2019 Leaders in Law

Thoughtful, fearless and goal-driven Ensuring gender equality in the legal profession   [caption id="attachment_240283" align="alignright" width="214"] Tara Malek celebrates her recognition as a 2019 Leader in Law. Photo by Pete Grady[/caption] Tara Malek is a mission-driven leader who always seeks the truth, shows compassion and leads with integrity. “I enjoy helping people, my com[...]

Nov 15, 2019

Caitlin Elizabeth O’Brien, 2019 Leaders in Law

Making a difference through law Providing opportunity to change the world   [caption id="attachment_240270" align="alignright" width="200"] Caitlin Elizabeth O'Brien has risen through the ranks at Smith + Malek in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Photo byBrady Campbell, courtesy of Smith + Malek.[/caption] When Caitlin Elizabeth O’Brien began college at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washingt[...]

Nov 15, 2019

Jillian Caires, 2019 Leaders in Law

Advancing the practice Educating, serving and advocating in tribal and real estate law   [caption id="attachment_240275" align="alignright" width="200"] Jillian H. Caires helps protect indigenous peoples in northern Idaho and is know for her writing and legal scholarship. Photo by Pete Grady.[/caption] Fulfillment and success are more than just cases won for Jillian Caires. Her peers [...]