Holland & Hart is pleased to announce Mary York, partner in the firm’s Boise office, has been elected to the Idaho State Bar Board of Commissioners for a three-year term, effective July 2022. Mary joins Kristin Bjorkman Dunn as one of two Commissioners representing the Fourth District, replacing current Board President Kurt Holzer.
The Idaho State Bar operates under power and authority delegated by the Idaho Supreme Court through its rule-making power and under the statutory authority of the Legislature. The Board of Commissioners is the elected governing body of the Idaho State Bar. The Board consists of five commissioners, elected from Idaho’s seven judicial districts. Two commissioners are elected from the Fourth District, one represents the First and Second Districts, one the Third and Fifth Districts, and one the Sixth and Seventh Districts.
Mary has been a member of the Idaho State Bar for nearly 30 years. She has practiced both in the public sector, as a Deputy Attorney General representing the Idaho Transportation Department, and in private practice at Holland & Hart, serving governmental agencies and landowners in matters of eminent domain, real estate, and commercial litigation. She is an experienced trial lawyer who understands the range of nuanced factors that contribute to litigation and settlement proceedings in these matters. Mary also handles a variety of commercial and real estate litigation matters and Fair Housing Act cases.