Shasta Kilminster-Hadley serves as an Adjunct Professor for the Legal Research and Writing program at Concordia University School of Law. Ms. Kilminster-Hadley is currently employed as a Deputy Attorney General at the Idaho Attorney General's office. She started her career at the Idaho Attorney General's office in the natural resource division, where she was the lead attorney in several water rights cases for the state. She currently works in the civil litigation division, where she handles case development, discovery, document review, motion practice, settlement negotiations and appellate work.
Prior to her employment in the Idaho Attorney General's office, Ms. Kilminster-Hadley served as an associate at the Technology Law Group in Boise, Idaho. She filed and researched trademarks, drafted IP assignments, license agreements, nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements, evaluated compliance agreements, antitrust and competition law.
After completing her law degree at the University of Arizona, Ms. Kilminster-Hadley worked as a research assistant for Paolo Vergano, Esq., in Brussels, Belgium, researching and editing a book on the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Agreement of the WTO.
Ms. Kilminster-Hadley received her Bachelor of Arts in French language and literature from the University of Montana in 1998. Additionally, she received her Master of Arts in French language and history from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2001. During her time in Buffalo, she served as an adjunct professor teaching sections of French. She was awarded her Juris Doctor from University of Arizona College of Law in 2006. During her legal studies, Ms. Kilminster-Hadley served as the Senior Articles Editor for the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law and was awarded an Outstanding Writer Award in her second year.