398 S. 9th street, suite 240 - Boise, ID 83702

Terri Pickens Manweiler


Professional Profile

     Terri practices in the area of mediation, real estate litigation, construction litigation, and general commercial litigation.  Her particular areas of expertise include easement and boundary line disputes, construction contracts, mechanic’s liens, and subdivision and condominium litigation. She regularly helps clients with business formation relating to real estate and the construction industry.  She handles all levels of conflict resolution and has experience in administrative, judicial, and transactional settings.

     Terri is a regular speaker on the topics of Idaho easement law, boundary and surveying law, and title insurance matters.  She has authored or co-authored several publications on easements, boundaries, and title insurance.

     Terri is a member of the Real Property Section of Idaho State Bar, the Idaho Women Lawyers, and she is an approved real estate instructor for the Idaho Real Estate Commission, Lorman Education Services, Idaho Land Title Association and National Business Institute.

     In addition to her real estate practice, Terri also volunteers time to represent Court-Appointed Guardians Ad Litem in child protective services cases for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).   She is a strong advocate for children and their Guardians Ad Litem.  In 2009, Terri received the Denise O’Donnell Day Pro Bono Award from the Idaho State Bar for her representation of Family Advocates.

     In 2010, Terri was selected as one of Boise’s Accomplished Under 40 recipients through the Idaho Business Review.  Terri was selected to participate in Leadership Boise for the 2011 through 2013 class, sponsored by the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce. In 2013, Terri was honored with the Tribute to Women in Industry (TWIN)  Award from the Boise Women and Children’s Alliance.


  • B.A. from the University of Southern California, 1994 (Political Science)
  • J.D. from the University of Idaho College of Law, 1998 (Law Review)

Bar Admissions

  • Idaho State Bar
  • U.S. District Court of Idaho
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • Boise Young Professionals
  • Idaho Women Lawyers
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • CREW Idaho
  • CCIM Idaho
  • Go Lead Idaho
  • Leadership Boise
  • Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

Professional Publications

  • Law of Easements:  Legal Issues and Practical Considerations In Idaho, Lorman Educational Services (2004 and 2006)(co-author)
  • Idaho Easements:  Rights of Way and Other Encumbrances, Professional Education Systems Institute, LLC (2006) (co-author)
  • Land Use and Zoning Law Litigation in Idaho, National Business Institute (2006) (co-author)
  • Idaho Boundary Law & Landowner Disputes, Professional Education Systems Institute, LLC (2005) (co-author)
  • How to Obtain Good Title in Idaho Real Estate Transactions, National Business Institute (2005) (co-author)

Reported Cases

  • Frost v. Agnos, 152 F.3d 1124 (9th Cir. 1998)- Published footnote
  • Ultrawall Inc. v. Washington Mutual Bank, 135 Idaho 832, 25 P.3d 855 (2001)
  • Champion Produce, Inc. v. Ruby Robinson Co., 342 F. 3d 1016 (9th Cir. 2003)
  • West Wood Investments, Inc. v. Acord, 141 Idaho 75, 106 P.3d 401 (2005)
  • Akers v. D.L. White Construction, Inc., 142 Idaho 293, 127 P.3d 196 (2005)
  • Piske v. Freeman, 143 Idaho 832, 153 P.3d 1178 (2007)
  • Akers v. Mortensen, 147 Idaho 39, 205 P.3d 1175 (2009)
  • Lattin v. Adams County, 149 Idaho 497 (2010)- Awarded Rule 11 Fees
  • Credit Suisse AG v. Teufel Nursery, Inc., 156 Idaho 189, 321 P.3d 739 (2014)
  • U.S. Bank National Association, ND v. Citimortgage, Inc., 157 Idaho 446, 337 P.3d 605 (2014)
  • Stender v. SSI Food Services, Inc., 165 Idaho 433, 447 P.3d 881 (2019)
  • Fitzpatrick  v. Kent, Supreme Court of Idaho, No. 46797 (Feb. 21,2020)
  • Gem State Roofing, Inc. v. United Components Inc., Idaho Supreme Court, Docket No. 47484-2019 (pending)