Cynthia K.C. Meyer, ’87, was named a state 1st District Judge by Idaho Gov. Butch Otter. ““I believe Cynthia has the right mix of temperament, decisiveness and personal integrity for the bench and I am confident that she will approach her new duties with the same well-reasoned, thoughtful demeanor that exemplified her tenure as a member of the Idaho State Bar,” Otter said in a statement.
Meyer was most recently associated with the Idaho firm of James, Vernon & Weeks, P.A. According to the firm’s website, she graduated from the College of Law in 1987 where she was a William H. Leary Scholar, a moot court semi-finalist, and a member of the Utah Law Review. She practiced law in Salt Lake City for 16 years with Sessions & Moore, Campbell, Maack & Sesssions, and Morgan, Meyer & Rice, before moving to Idaho in 2003.
Prior to ascending to the bench, Meyer’s practice focused emphasized personal injury, medical malpractice, business and real property litigation, as well as business, employment, and real property law.