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ASBSU Legal Services

ASBSU Legal Services Procedures


The Associated Students of Boise State University (ASBSU) provides the funds for free attorney consultations with a local private lawyer for most legal problems you may have. This service is available to all full fee/activity fee paying students of Boise State.

Topics

Topics eligible for discussions include the following:

  • Landlord/Tenant problems
  • Small Claims court
  • Divorce/Family Law
  • Automobile accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships
  • Child Custody/Child Support
  • Minor in Consumption
  • Minor in Possession
  • Driving Under the Influence
  • Workman’s Compensation Claims
  • Collection & Debt Problems
  • Wills
  • Insurance claims
  • Name Change
  • Probate
  • Adoptions

Attorneys

Students will meet with one of two attorneys with the law firm of Schroeder & Lezamiz Law Offices LLP, an established law firm in Boise, with an AV rating (highest rating) by Martindale-Hubbell.

Margaret M. Lezamiz

Margaret has been a licensed practicing attorney in the State of Idaho since being admitted to the bar in 1983.

John T. Schroeder

John has been a licensed practicing attorney in the State of Idaho since being admitted to the bar in 1981.

License

Margaret and John are licensed to practice in all state courts in Idaho, including the:

  • Idaho Supreme Court
  • Idaho Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Federal District Court
  • State of Idaho Industrial Commission
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

Eligibility

To be eligible to utilize this service, you must be a currently enrolled and full fee/activity fee paying student in the semester that the appointment occurs. When summer appointments are available, you must be registered for summer or fall classes. At the time of the appointment, students may be asked to show their Student ID for verification. Please make sure you bring proper identification with you for your appointment.

Faculty and staff are NOT eligible to utilize this service.

 

Scheduling an Appointment

An attorney is available every Monday and Thursday through the Fall and Spring semesters from 9:00am to 2:00pm by appointment only. Walk-in appointments are not accepted. Appointments are thirty minutes long.

Summer Hours

ASBSU has recently provided additional funds to allow summer hours during June and July.

Fall Semester

The attorney will be available starting at the end of August until early December.

Spring Semester

The attorney will be available starting mid-January until early May.

Location

The Office of the Dean of Students is located in the Norco Building, Suite 116. Our office will be moving in September/October 2017 to the Campus School. Please confirm location closer to that time.