News & Events

Publications

Handbooks

Ethics Handbook: Ethical Considerations for the Client and Lawyer in Idaho
Author: Christopher H. Meyer, Esq.

Land Use Handbook: The Law of Planning, Zoning, and Property Rights in Idaho
Author: Gary G. Allen, Esq., Christopher H. Meyer, Esq., Deborah E. Nelson, Esq. Franklin G. Lee, Esq., Peter Barton, Esq.

     Land Use Handbook Appendices

Road Law Handbook: Road Creation and Abandonment Law in Idaho
Author: Christopher H. Meyer, Esq.

Water Law Handbook: The Acquisition, Use, Transfer, Administration, and Management of Water Rights in Idaho
Author: Jeffrey C. Fereday, Esq., Christopher H. Meyer, Esq., Michael C. Creamer, Esq.
*Appendices available upon request. Please email handbooks@givenspursley.com.

Articles

Opportunities for Surface Water Right Marketing in Idaho’s Rapidly Urbanizing Treasure Valley Author: Jeffrey C. Fereday

What is the Federal Reserved Water Rights Doctrine, Really? Answering this Question in Idaho's Snake River Basin Adjudication  Authors: Jeffrey C. Fereday and Christopher H. Meyer | Published in 52 Idaho L. Rev. 341 (2016)

Cap Fee Basics & Legal Update  Christopher H. Meyer's presentation to the Association of Idaho Cities on June 24, 2016

Mitigation of Injury to Water Rights Author: Christopher H. Meyer | Published in The Water Report: Water Rights, Water Quality & Water Solutions in the West(December 15, 2015)

Water Rights Mitigation in Idaho  Christopher H. Meyer's presentation to the National Judicial College on September 28, 2015

Contract Basics - Idaho State University  Patrick J. Miller's presentation to the Office of Medical and Oral Health Physician Assistant Studies on May 14, 2015.

Anatomy of an Environmental Crimes Trial U.S. v. Cory Ledeal King (2012)David R. Lombardi, Esq., Givens Pursley LLP, George W. Breitsameter, AUSA, District of Idaho, Dean B. Ingemansen, SAUSA, EPA Region 10

Comments of NWPPA to ANPRM on Reassessment of PCB Use Authorization
Author: W. Hugh O'Riordan, LL.M. (August 20, 2010)

The Maximum Use Doctrine and Relevance to Water Rights Administration
Authors: Jeffrey C. Fereday and Michael C. Creamer | Published in 47 Idaho L. Rev. 67 (2010)

Hospital-Physician Alignment: Employment vs. Prof. Service Agreement
Author: Patrick J. Miller, Partner | Published in XXII, No 12 Idaho Medical Association Newsletter (December 15, 2011)

Municipal Water Rights and the Growing Communities Doctrine
Author: Christopher H. Meyer | Published in The Water Report: Water Rights, Water Quality & Water Solutions in the West (March 15, 2010)

Distressed Loans: Issues in Creditors Rights and Workouts

Author: William C. Cole (July 22, 2009)

Idaho Foreclosure Law and Related Remedies 

Authors: William C. Cole, Tom E. Dvorak, & Kelly G. McConnell | Published in Foreclosure Law and Related Remedies: State Chapter Bundle B (American Bar Association 2nd ed., 2009)

What's it Worth? Important Issues in Business Valuation
Authors: Erik J. Bolinder & Richard M. Teichner | Published in 52 The Adovcate 31 (Sept. 2009)

Sustainability Meets Profitability
Author: Janet E. Kerr | Research Assistant: Kelsey Jae Nunez | Published in 29 Cardozo L. Rev. 623 (2007)


Webcasts

Peter Barton Idaho Supreme Court Oral Argument, Chandler's v Idaho State Tax Commission #44211 recorded 6/7/2017.

Chris Meyer's Supreme Court Oral Arguments

On January 15, 2014, Chris Meyer presented oral argument in the Idaho Supreme Court in the Case of White v. Valley County.  The case involved a certified question from the federal district court:

Chris Meyer's Supreme Court Oral Argument

Oral Argument by Chris Meyer of Givens Pursley before the Idaho Supreme Court in Boise Project vs. State of Idaho (No. 40975-2013). Recorded January 24, 2014 in Boise, Idaho:

Oral Argument by Chris Meyer of Givens Pursley before the Idaho Supreme Court in Boise Project vs. State of Idaho

Chris Meyer addresses conference attendees in Coeur d’Alene on municipal water rights. LSI Seminar on July 27, 2014.

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Tom Dvorak Idaho Supreme Court Oral Argument. Stanley Consultants v. Integrated Financial Assoc. #40514-2012 recorded 8-22-2014.

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Oral Argument by Chris Meyer of Givens Pursley before the Idaho Supreme Court in Boise Greater Boise Auditorium District (GBAD) v. Fraizer #43074. Recorded September 3, 2015:

http://youtu.be/fmNy71Awjf8

David Lombardi's argument before the Idaho Supreme Court for Syringa Networks LLC v. Idaho Department of Admin.  #43027 on 2-17/2016