Steve Rutherford serves as legal advisor to the Housing Authority on behalf of the city of Boise. Mr. Rutherford graduated from Twin Falls High School, received his bachelors degree in Political Science from Idaho State University, and earned his law degree at the University of Idaho. Mr. Rutherford has served as an attorney for the city of Boise since 1999 where he has been responsible for prosecuting misdemeanor crimes and has recently moved to more civil responsibilities. Prior to his employment with the city of Boise, Mr. Rutherford worked as a public defender in Ada County, as a prosecutor for the city of Meridian with the law firm of White, Peterson, Pruss, Morrow and Gigray, and served as the attorney for the city of Meridian’s Planning and Zoning Commission. Mr Rutherford also serves as an advisor to the city of Boise Planning and Zoning Commission, Human Resources, and the Office of Internal Audit.
Theodore Argyle serves as legal advisor to the Housing Authority on behalf of Ada County. Mr. Argyle is the Chief of the Civil Division of the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. His areas of concentration include employment relations, land use, civil rights, construction, real estate and local government law. Mr. Argyle attended the College of Southern Idaho and received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Idaho. He is licensed to practice and has appeared before the Idaho and South Carolina state and federal courts, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Argyle practiced law in South Carolina for several years prior to returning to Idaho and joining the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in 1984, where he has been the Chief Civil Deputy since 1988. Mr. Argyle writes and lectures frequently for the Idaho Prosecuting Attorneys Association and the Idaho Association of Counties, and has taught courses for the Idaho Bar Association and several national training organizations.