Chad W. Lamer

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  • University of Kansas, B.G.S. (Environmental Studies), 2000
  • University of Kansas, J.D., Master’s in Urban Planning, 2004

Bar Admissions: 2004, Missouri, Western District of Missouri:

  • 2005, Kansas, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • 2013, Idaho, U.S. District Court, District of Idaho

Professional Associations:

  • American Institute of Certified Planners (2007 – Present)
  • American Planning Association (2004 – Present)
  • Kansas Bar Association (2005 – Present)
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (2004 – Present)
  • Missouri Bar Association (2004 – Present)
  • Idaho State Bar Association

Honors & Awards:

  • Senior Publications Editor of the Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy



  • Idaho Broker’s Council, Real Estate Contract Issues-Common Problems and Cures, January 27, 2015
  • Presentation to the Association of Idaho Public Works Professionals (“AIPWP”) Fall ConferenceIdaho’s New CM/GC statute – What does it mean for local governments?” November 14, 2014
  • “Due Diligence: Zoning and Entitlement Review” Idaho State Bar Real Estate Section Annual CLE (“Real Estate Development Fundamentals: How to Build Rome, Described in One Day”), February 28, 2014
  • “What Now? What You and Your Client Should Be Doing If A Key Player In A Construction Project Files For Bankruptcy”. 2012 KBA Construction Law Institute. September 28, 2012
  • Hot Topics in Land Use and Zoning Law”. National Business Institute State and Local Governmental Law seminar. April 26, 2012.
  • American Planning Association Idaho Mini-Conference (Planning, Law, Recent Legislation and Energy Update Session) May 2, 2014.

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Practice Areas: Real Estate; Zoning, Planning and Land Use; Commercial Litigation; Construction Law

Chad W. Lamer works primarily in the areas of land use and zoning, real estate development, and construction law. Mr. Lamer is also among the few attorneys who are LEED Accredited Professionals in the Boise area. As a LEED Accredited Professional, Chad joins a select group of attorneys who can offer clients advice and counsel based on a thorough understanding of the green building practices and principles of the LEED Rating System. Mr. Lamer’s background in urban planning and experience as a former planning commissioner on the Lawrence/Douglas County Kansas Metropolitan Planning Commission provides the insight and experience necessary to bring clients’ development projects from conception to completion.

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Physical Address
251 E. Front Street, Suite 200
Boise, Idaho 83702

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 639
Boise, Idaho 83701

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