Jennifer A. Ewers
Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Arts in English, magna cum laude, from Seattle University in 1986, and earned her law degree from the University of Washington College of Law in 1990. Jennifer was a general practitioner with the Curran Law Firm in King County, Washington, for six years before opening a solo practice in Moscow, Idaho, in January 1997. She and her family moved to Moscow to enjoy the cultural benefits of a small college community, and to become more involved in community activities and programs.
Jennifer engages in the law in diverse ways. For over twenty years, she has represented clients as an advocate in family law cases involving divorce, child custody and support, property and debt division, spousal maintenance, child custody and support, paternity actions, termination of parental rights and other family law matters. She has also acted as Guardian Ad Litem for minors and persons with Disabilities in guardianship cases, and has represented biological parents, adoptive parents and children in private adoptions. Jennifer has advocated for her clients in court, in attorney-client settlement negotiations, and in attorney-assisted mediation.
Jennifer is also a family law mediator, and, as an attorney licensed to practice law in both Idaho and Washington, mediates cases in both states. She is certified by the Idaho Supreme Court as a Child Custody Mediator. Jennifer is an ardent believer in the benefits of mediation, and particularly views mediation as the most effective forum for resolution of family law disputes. Jennifer offers mediation services in the areas of divorce, child custody, child support, and other family issues.
Jennifer has taught numerous semesters as an adjunct professor at the University of Idaho College of Law, and currently serves on the Idaho Bar Association Magistrate Commission and on the Federal Defenders of Idaho Board of Directors. She is a Panel Chairman for the Idaho State Board of Medicine Prelitigation Department and is an active member and former officer of the Ray McNichols Chapter of the American Inns of Court.
Jennifer is also actively engaged in the community as demonstrated by her service on the boards of numerous community organizations. She is currently a member of the Palouse Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors, and is a former member of the Latah County Board of Community Guardians, the Moscow United Soccer Club Board of Directors and the Rendezvous in the Park Board of Directors.