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Michelle Points

Your Advocate

Specializing in:

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Litigation

About Points Law

Michelle R. Points

Michelle has over a decade of experience as a litigator and has practiced in both state and federal court with civil and criminal cases.

Her practice encompasses a wide range of general and complex litigation, dispute resolution, commercial litigation, commercial transactions and natural resources.

Clerkship

Law Clerk, honorable Gerald F. Schroeder, Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court, 2000-2001

Education

Law School: Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2000
Graduate Studies: Southern Oregon University, Teaching Certificate in Secondary Social Studies, 1994.
Undergraduate: University of Oregon, B.A. Political Science, 1992.

Memberships & Accolades

Bar Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court, 2005
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2005
  • American Bar Association, 2000 (Idaho Bar Association Delegate to the House of Delegates, 2010 to 2014)
  • Idaho State Bar Association, 2000 (Past Chair, and current counsel Member of the Litigation Section, 2002 to present; Commissioner for Fourth Judicial District, 2014 to present)

Professional Memberships

  • Past President, Idaho State Bar (2017)
  • Idaho Women Lawyers, 2004 to present; Past President and Director
  • Idaho Pro Bono Commission, original member, 2008 to 2014
  • Idaho Supreme Court Evidence Rules Committee, 2006 to 2016
  • Past Commissioner Idaho State Bar Board of Commissioners (2014–2017)

Accomplishments:

  • Idaho Business Review, Women of the Year recipient, 2011
  • Women's & Children's Alliance, Tribute to Women in Industry (TWIN) award recipient, 2010
  • Idaho State Bar, Outstanding Service Award, 2007
  • Denise O'Donnell-Day Pro bono Award for the Fourth Judicial District, 2006
  • Idaho Business Review, Accomplished Under 40 Award, 2006

Community Activities

  • Idaho Junior Golf Foundation
  • Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise Program graduate, 2009–2011
  • Idaho Volunteer Lawyer Program

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