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Boise Lawyer | Joseph Meier

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Joseph M. Meier is a partner and practices in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial, real property and business law with the Boise law firm of Cosho Humphrey, LLP. Mr. Meier has represented creditors, debtors, committees and trustees in proceedings under all chapters of the United States Bankruptcy Code. He also represents lenders and borrowers in complex loan restructures as well as in commercial litigation. Mr. Meier has frequently been asked to speak to attorneys, business and professional groups on bankruptcy and real property issues.

He is a member of the Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section of the Idaho State Bar and the American Bankruptcy Institute. Mr. Meier is a past chair of the Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section of the Idaho State Bar (1999-2000) and sat on the Governing Board of that Section from 1995 to 2001. Between 2003 and 2005 he served as a lawyer representative to the United States District Court for the District of Idaho and in July 2008 completed a three year additional term as the chairperson of the Lawyer Representative Coordinating Committee (L.R.C.C.) for the Ninth Circuit Conference of the United States Courts. The L.R.C.C. plans and participates in annual meetings of the chief district judges, bankruptcy judges and magistrate judges in the 15 districts of the Ninth Circuit scheduled to allow the bar to assist the judiciary in improving the administration of Justice. Joe Meier also served a three year term of the Conference Executive Committee of the Ninth Circuit that plans and implements the annual Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference attended by all Judges in the Circuit as well as lawyer representatives in all 15 districts.

Joe Meier is a fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy and has been recognized by his peers over the last several years by the following organizations: The Best Lawyers in America; Chambers, USA; Rocky Mountain States Super Lawyers; Madison's Who's Who of Executives and Professionals and Marquis Who's Who in America. He received his BA degree from the University of Oregon and JD degree from Willamette University. Mr. Meier is licensed to practice in federal and state courts in Idaho and Oregon.

Admitted: 1984, Oregon; 1985, Idaho Admitted in Federal and State Courts in the above jurisdictions and Third and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Law School: Willamette University, J.D., 1984

College: University of Oregon, B.A. 1981

Member: Idaho State Bar; Boise Bar Association; Oregon Bar Association; American Bankruptcy Institute, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section

Author of "Timesharing, Oregon's Legislation," 20 Willamette Law Review 283, 1984;
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute;
Former Chairman of Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of Idaho State Bar:
Lawyer Representative for the Ninth Circuit.