Erin Tomlin - Resume

Erin Tomlin

210 E. 7th Street | P.O. Box 9696 | Moscow, Idaho 83843
(208)882-2222 (Phone) | (208)892-3535 (Fax)
[email protected] | www.moscowattorney.com

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO – MOSCOW, IDAHO
Master of Public Administration (2017), Martin School of Political Science

UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO – MOSCOW, IDAHO
Juris Doctorate (2012). President of D. Craig Lewis Trial Team and National Moot Court Competitor
Emphases: Litigation/Appropriate Dispute Resolution and Native American Law

UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO – MOSCOW, IDAHO
Bachelor of Arts in History (2006).

ADMISSIONS

Idaho State Bar (2013).

Nez Perce Tribal Court (2013).

PUBLIC SERVICE

Court Appointed Special Advocate/Volunteer Second Judicial District CASA Program (2017 - present).

Regional Coordinator ITLA Street Law Clinic Moscow (2017 – present).

Member and Volunteer Safe Routes to School Program (2016 – present).

Co-Chair Community and Campus Alcohol Coalition (2013 – 2017).

Lawyer Volunteer Idaho State Bar Volunteer Lawyer Program (2016).

Team Manager Moscow United Soccer Club (2016).

Mediator Latah County Court Assistance Office, Small Claims (2011 – 2016).

Vice-President Idaho State Bar Second District Bar Commission (2013 – 2015).

Board Member Rendezvous In The Park (2011 – 2012).

Board Member Latah County Youth Accountability Board (2010 – 2011).

Public Service Fellowship Recipient Northwest Justice Project (2010).

Guardian ad Litem Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), Coeur d’Alene Tribe (2007 – 2009).

Commissioner Moscow Historical Preservation Commission (2007-2009).

IN THE NEWS

“City Prosecutor Leaves for Private Practice”, Moscow Pullman Daily News, May 24, 2017.

State v. Teresa Davis, Moscow Pullman Daily News related articles Dec. 22, 2016 through April 14, 2017.

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

June 2017 - Present
PRIVATE PRACTICE - MOSCOW, IDAHO
Associate practitioner in Moscow, Idaho, primarily personal injury litigation.

January 2016 – Present
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF LAWYERING PROCESS – MOSCOW, IDAHO

July 2013 – May 2017
CITY PROSECUTOR – MOSCOW, IDAHO
Prosecuted all misdemeanors and infractions in the City limits.

August 2014 – November 2016
CITY ATTORNEY – GENESEE, IDAHO
Represented the City in all civil matters, including land purchase agreements, human resource issues, public records requests, and open meeting compliance.

May 2013 – July 2013
PUBLIC DEFENDER – NEZ PERCE TRIBE, LAPWAI, IDAHO
Defended all juveniles and adults charged with any Tribal Code law violation, including violations simultaneously under the federal purview of the Major Crimes Act.

MAY 2012 – SEPTEMBER 2012
DEPUTY PROSECUTOR – NEZ PERCE COUNTY, LEWISTON, IDAHO
Prosecuted juveniles charged with misdemeanors and felonies.

APRIL 2011 – MAY 2012
PUBLIC DEFENDER – MOSCOW, IDAHO
Legal Intern for Law Office of Charles E. Kovis. Defended indigent adults and juveniles charged with misdemeanors in the counties of Latah and Clearwater.

MAY 2010 – AUGUST 2010
NORTHWEST JUSTICE PROJECT
Legal Intern for Washington non-profit legal office committed to providing civil legal advocacy for indigent individuals and families.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Katy Benoit Safety Forum(Keynote Speaker)
University of Idaho, September 14, 2017.

A Community Night Out (Town Hall Moderator and Panelist)
Community and Campus Coalition, January 27, 2017.

AWARDS

Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Award, University of Idaho Women’s Center (2017).

Leadership Award, Idaho Victim Assistance Academy (2015).

Pro Bono Distinction Award, University of Idaho College of Law (2012).

Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Award

Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Award Winner Erin Tomlin
The 2017 Virginia Wolf Award Winners are (left to right) Erin Tomlin, Madeline Scyphers and Rula Awwad-Rafferty.

Areas of Practice

Car Accidents
Motorcycle | ATV Accidents
Underinsured Motorist
Uninsured Motorist
Wrongful Death
Pedestrian | Bicycle Injuries
Trucking Accidents
Dog Bites
Slip and Fall—Premises Liability
Injuries from Negligence