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Pursuant to Idaho Statute 7-1501 and I.C.A.R. 74

 

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Contact Information

Larsen, Reed W.
Cooper & Larsen, Chtd.
Post Office Box 4229
Pocatello, Idaho 83205
Phone: (208)235-1145
Fax: (208) 235-1182

Counties
Bannock

Judicial Districts
Sixth

Compensation & Expenses
$200 per hour, travel time will be negotiated on case-by-cse basis; mileage and out-of-pocket expenses to be reimbursement.

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Limited to 4 cases per year

Years of Law Practice
28

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar, former Commisioner and President; Sixth District Bar President in 1990

Education and Training
J.D. - University of Idaho (1985); B.A. - BYU (1982)

Experience and Specialties
  • Have tried 70 - 80 cases and over 100 court trials for both plaintif and defendant. Personal injury, busiiness, employment, ADA, railroad as well as criminal and domestic cases.
  • Have been a mediator for the past 7 years doing 8 to 10 mediations per year.
  • Have tried cases in state and federal courts as well as tribal courts in the Fort Hall and Coeru d'Alene Reservations
  • Extensive background in xivil litigation from both plaintiff and defense perspective.

Contact Information

Lundgreen, Scott
Johnson & Lundgreen, P.C.
2176 E. Franklin, Suite 130
Meridian, Idaho 83642
Phone: (208)376-5256
Fax: (208) 376-5907

Counties
Ada
Canyon
Twin Falls

Judicial Districts
Third
Fourth

Compensation & Expenses
$1,000 flat fee; no travel time charge for Ada and Canyon counties.

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Yes, when sufficient need is shown.

Years of Law Practice
23

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; Oregon State Bar.

Education and Training
J.D. - Willamette University (1993); B.S. - University of Utah (1989)

Experience and Specialties
  • Personal injury
  • Certificate in dispute resolution - Willamette University (1993); 40 hour basic civil mediation training (1994); mediator for Idaho Stae Bar attorney fee disputes since 1998.
  • Over 25 jury trials
  • SLRA evaluator for the past 7 years; mediated over 600 disputes

Contact Information

Lynn, John C.
776 E. RIverside Drive, Suite 240
Eagle, Idaho 83616
Phone: (208) 860-5258

Counties
Ada

Judicial Districts
Fourth

Compensation & Expenses
$125 per hour. Reimbursement for actual out-of-pocket travel expenses and costs.

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
No.

Years of Law Practice
40

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; Idaho Trial Lawyers Assn

Education and Training
J.D. - University of Michigan (1973)

Experience and Specialties
  • Employment and civil rights litigation; hearing officer for five state agencies; mediator
  • Extensive experience primarily in employment-related claims and personal iinjury claims.
  • Extensive experience in both federal and state courts.
  • Employment and civil rights litigation, hearing officer for five state agemcies; mediator

Contact Information

Maguire, David H.
Maguire & Penrod
Post Office Box 4758
Pocatello, Idaho 83205
Phone: (208) 232-5167
Fax: (208) 232-5181

Counties
Bannock

Judicial Districts
Sixth

Compensation & Expenses
$150 per hour; no charge for travel if less than 25 miles from Pocatello; mileage at federal rate

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Yes

Years of Law Practice
36

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; Idaho Supreme Court nad Federal Bar's list of approved mediators; member of Litigation Counsel fo America; Trial Honorary Assn.

Education and Training
J.D. - University of Idaho, 1977

Experience and Specialties
  • General civil litigation practice involving business, commercial liability claims, personal injury claims. Represented both plaintiffs and defendants.
  • Attended Alternative Dispute Resolution Program. Inivlved in mediation of cases since 1988 on regular basis, probably exceeding 100 cases. Acted as mediator in several cases and an arbitrator in approx 10. Listed on Idaho Supreme Court and U.S. District Court''s list of approved mediators.
  • 36 years of experience working as plaintiff and defense attorney in personal injury and commercial litigation cases. Represented insurance companies, individuals and corporations in numerous types of litigation matters during entire span of practice. Tried approx 100 cases to verdict.
  • Have been a member of Idaho Assn of Defense Counsel. Also a member of the Inns of Court, 6th Judicial District. In my practice I have been asked to evaluate cases by clients for the purpose of determining their value. This includes discussions with local attorneys regarding cases a well as attorneys from out of area and out of state. Also iinvolves jury verdict research.

Contact Information

Manwaring, Kipp L.
Manwaring Law Office
381 SHoup Avenue, Suite 210
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402
Phone: (208) 782-2300
Fax: (208) 523-9109

Counties
Bonneville

Judicial Districts
Seventh

Compensation & Expenses
$200 per hour, $150 per hour travel time, reimbursement of all out-of-pocket costs

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
No.

Years of Law Practice
25

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; American Inns of Court; Order of Barristers

Education and Training
University of Idahao, College of Law; Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution

Experience and Specialties
  • Real property law, business law, wills, estates and trusts, criminal law, mediations
  • Served as arbitrator for argricultural issues; served as arbitrator in more than 250 mediations;articipated in 750 mediations; facilitated settlement conferences
  • Over 100 jury trials - civil and criminal; over 200 court trials - civil and criminal
  • Handled several appeals to the Idaho Supreme Court.

Contact Information

Nickels, Bryan
Scanlan Griffiths Aldridge + Nickels
401 W. Front Street, Suite 307
Boise, Idaho 83702
Phone: (208) 991-1200
Fax: (208) 908-0043

Counties
Ada

Judicial Districts
Fourth

Compensation & Expenses
$150 per hour..No travel charge if inside Ada County. Outside Ada County is $75 per hour. Reimibursement for all out-of-pocket expenses.

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
One or two per year, when need is shown.

Years of Law Practice
12

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; ABA; Idaho Assn of Defense Counsel; DRI. Also admitted to United States District Court, Idaho;9th Circuit Court of Appeals; United States Supreme Court.

Education and Training
U of Idaho (BS); University of Idaho (MA); Boston College (JD)

Experience and Specialties
  • Iinsurance coverage, insusrance defense, commercial litigation, administrative (medical indigency) § 1983
  • State/federal mediations (as counsel); commercial arbitrations (as counsel); and SLRA (as counsel).
  • Civil litigation practice, 11+ years, public defense, 1 year.

Contact Information

Noble, Ritchard S.
Noble Law Office, P.C.
1624 Lenz Lane
Boise, Idaho 83712
Phone: (208) 230-0368
Fax: (208) 336-3668

Counties
Ada

Judicial Districts
Fourth

Compensation & Expenses
$150 per hour; travel time at $75 per hour outside Ada and Canyon Counties; reimbursement for out-of-pocket expense including mileage and related travel costs

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Yes, one per year.

Years of Law Practice
27

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar

Education and Training
J.D. - University of Idaho; MBA - Boise State University; B.A. - California State University, Sacramento

Experience and Specialties
  • Emphasis on personal injury and worker's compensation law
  • Participated in mediations as litigant and approved to be on roster as mediator
  • Numerous minor personal injury claims. Used the SLRA process several times as litigant and approved to be on roster
  • Police officer for 32 years and thereby mediated hundreds of civil nad criminal disputes.

Contact Information

Olds, Scott G.
Olds Law Offices, PLLC
204 N. Meadows Street
Grangeville, Idaho 83530
Phone: (208) 983-0663

Counties
Idaho

Judicial Districts
Second

Compensation & Expenses
$150 per hour; travel time at $75 per hour; reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Yes. Will accept 3 per year in the second district, provided co-counsel also waives fee

Years of Law Practice
21

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar, ADR Section; U.S. District Court for District of Idaho

Education and Training
JD - Univ of Idaho, College of Law; BA - Univ of North Dakota; Mediator on Idaho Supreme Court Civil and Child Custody Rosters;

Experience and Specialties
  • Mediation/ADR; products liability, personal injury, early case resolution systems.
  • Extensive as it relates to complex products and personal injury cases. Have acted as mediation advocate in such cases some of which involved minor injuries, but many of which invoved multi-million dollar claims (TBL, parapalegia, spinal injuries, wrongful death, amputations.
  • More than 18 yrs nationwide experience as civil litigation attorney. Experience was gained primarily from legal work for Arctic Cat, Inc. in U.S. and Canada in products liability, product warranty, personal injury and dealer agreement litigation. Practiced law pro hac vice throughout U.S. and worked with attorneys, judges, investirgators and experts in over 40 states and in 6 Canadian provinces.
  • For past 15 years has been lead counsel in charge of early case evaluation and mediation advocate for Arctic Cat, Inc. as that work related to minor catastrophic vehicle injury claims and litigation.

Contact Information

Olds, VIctoria
Olds Law Offices, PLLC
204 N. Meadow Street
Grangeville, Idaho 83530
Phone: (208) 983-0663

Counties
Idaho

Judicial Districts
Second

Compensation & Expenses
$100 per hour, $50 per hour for travel time and travel expenses are negotiable. Pre-agreement re costs reimbursement

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Yes - 1 or 2 per month in Second DIstrict

Years of Law Practice
21

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; U.S. District Court for Southern District of Idaho; Idaho Women Lawyers; Academy of Professional Family Mediators.

Education and Training
J.D. - University of Idaho (1991); B.A. - Illinois Wesleyan University; Northwestern Institute for Dispute Resolution

Experience and Specialties
  • Mediation/ADR, products liability, personal injury, early case resolution systems.
  • Mediation/ADR experience extensive as it relates to complex products liability and personal iinjury cases. Acted as negotiator in many smaller injury and warranty claims over the years.
  • More than 15 years as civil litigation attorney. Experience gained primarily from legal work at Arctic Cat, Inc. in the United States and Canada in products liability, product waarranty, personal injury and dealer agreement litigation. Practiced law pro hac vice throughout United States and worked with attorneys, judges, investigators and experts iin over 40 states and in 6 Canadian provinces

Contact Information

Parsons, William A.
Parsons, Smith, Stone, Loveland & Shirley, LLP
Post Office Box 910
Burley, Idaho 83318
Phone: (208) 878-8382
Fax: 208) 878-0146

Counties
Cassia

Judicial Districts
Fifth

Compensation & Expenses
$180 per hour, no travel time charge, reimbursement for expenses.

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Willing to do pro bono but must see file before deciding.

Years of Law Practice
55

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; American Bar Assn; American College of Trial Lawyers.

Education and Training
University of Idaho (1954)l University of Idaho, School of Law (1957)

Experience and Specialties
  • General civil practice including trials
  • Conducted many mediations at request of local counsel in the Fifth District.
  • Have trial numerous cases in state court, both jury and court trials.

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