CURRICULUM VITAE

Jennifer A. Ewers, J.D. – Family Law Attorney, Mediator

LEGAL CAREER:

Jennifer has over 20 years experience as a sole practitioner representing clients in family law matters including divorce, child custody litigation, child custody and child support modification, mediation, protection order proceedings, adoptions, and paternity actions.  She is also often appointed as a Guardian Ad Litem in child protection and guardianship proceedings. Jennifer is licensed to practice law in Idaho and Washington and currently mediates and represents clients in both states.

Upon becoming a lawyer, Jennifer worked in King County and Pierce County, Washington, as an associate attorney for the firm Curran, Kleweno & Johnson (now the Curran Law Firm) in Kent, Washington. She maintained a full caseload in the areas of family law, personal injuries, employment litigation, real property litigation, misdemeanor defense and small business contract litigation.  She also represented school districts in cases involving student rights and responsibilities, the provision of special education services, public disclosure, public bid requirements, policy development and employee discipline and discharge.

As a law student, Jennifer was an intern for the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in Seattle, Washington, in both the Criminal and Civil Divisions.  As an intern, Jennifer represented the State of Washington in the prosecution of misdemeanor offenders and in misdemeanor bail/release hearings. Jennifer also researched and drafted appellate briefs for appeals of felony and misdemeanor convictions and sentences, and researched and drafted legal memoranda and advisory opinions for civil cases involving issues including constitutional law, employment discrimination, contract law, and municipal law.

EDUCATION:

  • J.D., University Of Washington School of Law, 1990
  • B.A., Magna cum laude, Seattle University, 1986

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND COURT ADMISSIONS:

  • Idaho State Bar Association
  • ŸWashington State Bar Association
  • State of Idaho Federal District Court
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

MEDIATION  CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING:

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS:

  • Second District Bar Association Magistrate Commission, Member
  • Idaho State Board of Medicine Prelitigation Screening Panel, Chairman
  • Federal Defender Services of Idaho Board of Directors, Member and Secretary
  • Idaho Supreme Court 2015 Family Law Caseflow Management Workshop, Participant
  • Whitman County Legal Services Community Action Center, Volunteer
  • Ray McNichols Inn of Court, Member, Past President and Past Secretary

TEACHING AND PRESENTATIONS:

  • Adjunct Professor, “Lawyering Process,” “Trial Skills,” and “Family Lawyering Process,” University of Idaho College of Law, 2000-2017
  • “Parenting Time Evaluations,” Idaho Law Foundation Headline News, 2013

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Palouse Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors, Member
  • Moscow Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Latah County Board of Community Guardians, Past Member
  • Rendezvous in Moscow, Inc., Board of Directors, Past Member and Past President
  • Moscow United Soccer Club Board of Directors, Past Member and Past President

Contact Us:

Jennifer A. Ewers
Phone: (208) 882-9121
Fax: (208) 882-0134
Jennifer.Ewers@EwersLaw.com

Our Location:

609 S Washington,
Suite 206
Moscow, ID 83843

Jennifer A. Ewers, Attorney at Law