User details
ID 795040104 Email address
Status Active
Gender Female
Pdf pdf/Deborah-Ferguson.pdf
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Web folder deborah-ferguson
Contact information
First name Deborah Last name Ferguson
Full name Deborah Ferguson
Corporation Idaho Mediation Group
Address 1 223 N 6th St, Suite 325
City Boise
ZIP Code 83702
State Idaho
Phone 208.345-5183 Cell 2084842253 Cell public? Yes URL
CC name   CC email  
Formal Qualifications & Memberships
Judge? No
ADR services 1,3,6,7,9
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Juris Doctor, Law Review 1986
  • U.S. Department of Justice National Advocacy Center, 1995 - 2011
  • Center for International Legal Studies, Professor Orientation, Salzburg, Austria 2014    
  • Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of law, 2012
  • Civil Mediation Certification Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution, 2012
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1989

  • Idaho State Bar President, 2011
  • Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, Founding Chair, 2011-2015
  • Idaho State Bar Commissioner 2008-2011
  • American Bar Association, Idaho State Bar Delegate 2013-2017
  • American Bar Association,Emerging Member Benefits Group 2016 -2017
  • American Bar Association, Legal Access Job Corps Task Force 2014 - 2015t
  • American Bar Association Committee on Resolution and Impact Review 2013 -2014
  • American Bar Association Law Days, Washington D.C 2010-2012
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow, State Co-Chair 2010-2016
  • Federal Bar Association, Idaho Chapter, Member 2006 - 2017
  • American Inns of Court, Inn No. 130, Bencher 2005 - 2017
  • Idaho District Court ADR Working Group 2013-2016
  • Idaho Women Lawyers, Board of Directors
  • 2000 - 2012
  • Idaho Supreme Court Judicial Recruitment Committee 2010
Biography Deborah Ferguson is an accomplished mediator, having effectively resolved over fifty litigated disputes.  She has extensive mediation training including the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law, and has been appointed by federal and state courts to serve as a Special Master.

A seasoned litigator with over thirty years of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants, she has handled diverse civil cases, involving complex torts, property rights, civil rights and environmental challenges. Deborah has served as lead counsel in cases of national significance, such as a successful constitutional challenge to Idaho’s same sex marriage ban.
ADR Practice & Case Experience
Additional languages 1
Practice started 2011
Rates $325.00 an hour, shared equally between the parties and travel costs, if any if outside 50 miles from Boise, Idaho.
Dispute areas 1,5,13,15,20,25,28,32,33,37,43,46,50,53,55,57,61,64,66,72,73,84,85,89,92,94,95,96
Calendar Settings
Private calendar purchased No
Calendar preference Disabled Calendar display type 5 day
Calendar last update time Never
Whole days Disabled
Requested Date Automatically Held/Booked? Disabled Auto hold type On Hold Ask if all attending counsel agreed on date? Disabled
Notes mandatory? Yes
Additional attendees No
Map enabled Yes Streetview enabled Yes
Latitude 43.615489
Longitude -116.200399
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