Upcoming events

    • April 25, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Cottonwood Grille, 913 W. River St., Boise

    Please plan to attend the Annual Meeting of IWL Members on Thursday, April 25, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Cottonwood Grille, 913 W. River St. in Boise. In addition to a networking reception, there will be a brief program at 6:00 p.m.

    Whether you are a new or long-time IWL member, this will be an opportunity to get an update on the past year of IWL activities, to learn more about upcoming IWL events, to provide feedback to the Board and Committee Chairs, and to socialize with other IWL members.

    There will be a hosted bar (beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages), as well as light appetizers. The venue is walking distance from downtown, and there is ample free parking.

    • May 10, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Concordia University School of Law, 501 Front St., Boise

    Idaho Women Lawyers is thrilled to present Louie Robertson Consulting’s Constructive Conversations™ Workshop (ISB CLE credit pending), on Friday May 10th from 1-4 pm at Concordia University School of Law (room 221). The workshop cost is covered by IWL and is open to the first 30 members who register online via Wild Apricot.

    Constructive Conversations™

    Managing conflict or providing difficult feedback can be hard for many of us. Perhaps you worry how the other person will feel, so you deliver an unclear message or avoid the conversation altogether; or perhaps you tend to be more direct, so you deliver a blunt message and the information is not well-received. Regardless, Constructive Conversations™ provides a better way to resolve conflicts, communicate with impact, and strengthen relationships.

    In this interactive session, you’ll learn a practical, repeatable framework to engage in these challenging but important conversations with confidence and effectiveness in every part of your professional and personal life. Whether you’re a supervisor giving performance feedback to an employee or talking with a co-worker or partner about something difficult, you owe it to yourself - and the other person - to speak the truth with clarity and in a way that doesn’t damage the relationship.


    About the speakers

    Abbey Louie and Steve Robertson, Ph.D. are the co-founders and principals of Louie Robertson Consulting, a Treasure Valley based company that specializes in leadership, team, and organizational development through training, coaching, and consulting. Collectively, they spent nearly 20 years leading organizational and leadership development programs at The Boeing Company and Hewlett-Packard. In addition to their client work, they teach leadership at Boise State University. Steve also serves on the board of the Professional Coaching Association of Idaho and the Idaho Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, and Abbey is a founding member of Next Level Women Leaders.

    • May 18, 2019
    • 11:45 AM
    • 550 S. Broadway, Ste. 110, Boise

    Come join the Barre-Ty!

    Pure Barre is inviting all members of IWL to participate in a free Pure Barre class on Saturday, May 18th at 11:45 in the Boise Studio at 550 S. Broadway, Suite 110. After the class there will be a sip and shop event (mimosas and light eats).

    In lieu of collecting a fee for the class, Pure Barre will have a donation jar for cash/check donations that will go directly to benefit The Women and Children's Alliance.

    If you've never done a Pure Barre class before, watch the video here to see what you can expect!

    • June 13, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise

    The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is hosting an interview practice for students participating in the Saint Alphonsus Environmental Services Technician Pre-apprenticeship program. The IRC provides opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and immigrants seeking citizenship to thrive in America. Here in Boise, the IRC helps refugees remake their lives by providing opportunities to build job, computer, and financial literacy skills. The IRC collaborates with Saint Alphonsus to provide a free pre-apprenticeship program for students working to gain English speaking and listening skills and provide training for environmental services technician jobs.

    The IRC is seeking volunteers to pair with students, ages 18-25, and conduct practice interviews. There are 15 students currently in the program so 15-20 volunteers would be ideal. If you are interested, please email Abby Kostecka directly at abbykostecka@gmail.com. Volunteers will be accepted on a first come, first served basis and an email will be sent if/once 15-20 responses have been received and no additional volunteers are needed.

    For more information on the IRC, how to make a donation, and how the IRC is currently serving refugees in the Boise community, visit https://www.rescue.org/united-states/boise-id#how-does-the-irc-help-refugees-in-boise

    • September 24, 2019
    • Beside Bardenay, Boise

    Check back for more information on this upcoming event!

    • November 14, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Idaho State Bar, Boise

    Check back for more information on this upcoming event!

Past events

March 13, 2019 2019 Gala Celebrating Women in the Law
February 04, 2019 Breakfast & Learn
January 26, 2019 UpCycle + Strength Class
November 27, 2018 Annual Holiday Party
November 12, 2018 Yoga Night
November 08, 2018 Dirty Pour Event
October 25, 2018 Idaho Women Lawyer’s Fifth Annual Circuit Training for Leaders: Making Your Career Fit Your Life
October 23, 2018 IWL Fall Community Service Event
September 28, 2018 Making Connections: Communication Skills for Career and Community
September 24, 2018 Mountain Bike Ride with Dirt Dolls
September 19, 2018 Gala Planning Meeting
September 06, 2018 The Advocate Planning Meeting
August 29, 2018 Training Session: How to Serve as a Judicial Interview Observer
July 17, 2018 Evening at Edwards
June 20, 2018 Breakfast and Learn
June 17, 2018 Volunteer at Idaho Shakespeare Festival (MacBeth)
May 25, 2018 RBG Documentary
May 10, 2018 Legal Aid Clinic
May 05, 2018 Mountain Biking Event @ IWL Member Retreat
May 04, 2018 2018 Annual Members Meeting
May 03, 2018 Member Retreat: The Benefits of Risk
March 19, 2018 Reception to Honor Women Legislators
February 21, 2018 IWL Breakfast: Don't Leave Money on the Table: What you can do about the gender pay gap
February 12, 2018 2019 Gala Kick Off Meeting
February 11, 2018 Idaho Women Lawyers presents ... a Nordic Ski Event!
January 23, 2018 Story Story Night
January 16, 2018 Story Story Studio "Story-Slam" Workshop
December 14, 2017 IWL Holiday Party
December 03, 2017 Annual Community Service Opportunity
November 15, 2017 Lunch Workshop: Handling Difficult Conversations
October 18, 2017 Circuit Training for Leaders Luncheon
October 10, 2017 Women’s Rights Icon Anita Hill is Coming to Idaho
September 20, 2017 Sept. 20 IWL Lunch: Strategies for Managing Career & Personal Commitments
September 14, 2017 History in the Making: Women of the Idaho Supreme Court
August 15, 2017 Join IWL’s Board of Directors
June 21, 2017 Idaho Women Lawyers Happy Hour
June 21, 2017 Breakfast and Learn
June 14, 2017 2018 Retreat Planning Committee Meeting
June 12, 2017 Lunch & Learn Committee Meeting
June 07, 2017 Health and Wellness Subcommittee and the Networking Subcommittee | Easy Hike/Trail Run
June 03, 2017 2017 Access to Justice Fund Run
May 22, 2017 Calling Volunteers for the 2018 IWL Retreat Planning Committee
April 21, 2017 CLE & Expungement Clinic
April 19, 2017 Baby Boomers, Millennials, and Gen-Xers, Oh My: Intergenerational Issues and the Practice of Law
April 14, 2017 The Gavel Gap: Promoting Diversity in Idaho's Judiciary
April 12, 2017 Salary Negotiation Workshop
March 15, 2017 CANCELLED: Lunch Workshop: Handling Difficult Conversations
March 14, 2017 In Honor of Idaho’s New Women Judges
March 08, 2017 SAVE THE DATE: Celebrating Women in the Law 2017 Gala
February 23, 2017 Community Service Subcommittee Meeting
February 15, 2017 Breakfast Discussion: Improving Idaho's Education of Young Children
February 06, 2017 Idaho Women in Leadership’s Day at the Capitol
January 30, 2017 Community Service Subcommittee, Spring Event Planning Lunch
January 19, 2017 Idaho Women Lawyers 2017 Annual Meeting
January 18, 2017 Book Discussion led by the Health, Wellness, and Lifestyles Committee
December 01, 2016 IWL Holiday Party is on Thursday, December 1st. Come! Be Merry!
November 29, 2016 Cycle off the Thanksgiving pie(s)
November 21, 2016 IWL Board Meeting
November 16, 2016 Breakfast & Learn: Closing the Wage Gap -- Expert Tips for Negotiating Your Next Salary
November 01, 2016 Idaho Supreme Court Candidate Forum
October 19, 2016 Lunch-and-Learn Committee Meeting
October 17, 2016 IWL Board Meeting
October 12, 2016 3rd Annual Circuit Training for Leaders Luncheon
September 25, 2016 Style Party & White House Black Market in BoDo
September 24, 2016 Cornhole for Justice Tournament
September 14, 2016 Fall Lunch-and-Learn
August 25, 2016 Community Service Subcommittee Meeting
August 15, 2016 IWL Board Meeting