Rule 226(l) of the Idaho Bar Commission Rules allows out-of-state attorneys who are faculty members at approved law schools to act a supervising attorney under the Idaho Law Student Practice Rules. Eligible attorneys may supervise for up to 12 months from the beginning of the first semester or quarter.
Supervising attorneys must:
- Have been admitted by bar exam in another United States jurisdiction.
- Have practiced for at least five years immediately prior to submission of the legal intern Application.
- Cannot have been publicly sanctioned in Idaho or another jurisdiction, unless the Board grants express approval for the attorney to act as a supervising attorney
Supervising attorneys agree to be bound by the Idaho Rules of Professional Conduct and further agree to limit his or her activities to the supervision of legal interns. Supervising attorneys cannot otherwise engage in the practice of law in Idaho.