The Associated Students of Boise State University (ASBSU) provides FREE ATTORNEY CONSULTATIONS with a local private lawyer for most legal problems you may have. This service is available to all eligible students of Boise State.
Topics eligible for discussions include the following:
- Landlord/Tenant problems
- Small Claims court
- Divorce/Family Law
- Child Custody/Child Support
- Criminal Misdemeanor: Minor in Consumption, Possession, and DUI
- Collection & Debt Problems
- Insurance claims
- Automobile accidents/Personal Injury
- Guardianships and Conservatorships
- Adoptions/Name change
- Workman’s Compensation Claims
When an appointment is scheduled, students will meet with one of two attorneys:
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.
Together, they are the attorneys of Schroeder & Lezamiz Law Offices LLP, an established law firm in Boise, Idaho for over 30 years.
Margaret and John are licensed to practice in all state courts in Idaho, including the:
- Idaho Supreme Court
- Idaho Court of Appeals
- State of Idaho Industrial Commission
- United States Federal District Court
- United States Bankruptcy Court
- and the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
To be eligible to utilize this service, you must be a currently enrolled 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 2:00 p.m. by appointment only. Walk-in appointments are not accepted. Summer appointments, when available, can be confirmed over the telephone. If you wish to make an appointment, please call the Office of the Dean of Students at (208) 426-1527. The initial appointment will be thirty minutes long.
ASBSU has recently provided funds to allow summer hours. Please call to confirm availability.
The attorney will be available starting at the end of August (the week school begins) until early December (the last week before finals)
The attorney will be available starting mid-January (the week school begins) until early May (the last week before finals)
The Office of the Dean of Students is located in the Norco Building, Room 116. For a map, please click here.