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James RuchtiDEMDemocrat American attorney and politician
54
Years of Age
2
Years of Experience
IDResidence (state)

James Ruchti is an American attorney and politician. A Democrat, he has served as a member of the Idaho Senate from the 29th district since 2022. He served in the Idaho House of Representatives from 2020 to 2022, having previously served from 2006 to 2010.

Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Idaho Law School
JD
1998 - 2001
United States Military Academy at West Point
BS History/Systems Engineering
1987 - 1993
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Assistant Minority Leader
idaho State Senate
2023 - Current
Senator
Idaho State Senate
2022 - Current
Partner
Ruchti and Beck Law Office
2010 - Current
Attorney
Cooper & Larsen, Chartered
2002 - 2009
Attorney
Ruchti Law Office
2009
Law Clerk
Chief Justice B. Lyn Winmill, United States District Court of Idaho
2001 - 2002
Military Intelligence Officer
United States Army
1993 - 1998
Other Experience1 - 3 of 3
Missionary
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Sweden
1989 - 1991
Former Member
Law Advisory Committee, University of Idaho College of Law
Former President
Idaho Trial Lawyers Association