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About Points Law

Michelle R. Points

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

Her practice encompasses general and complex litigation and medical malpractice claims.


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


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 since 2000, Past Chair and Counsel Member of Litigation Section (2002 - 2012); Idaho State Bar Commissioner and Past President of Idaho State Bar

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)


  • 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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