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

 

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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.

Contact Information

Penny, David M.
Cosho Humphrey, LLP
Post Office Box 9518
Boise, Idaho 83707
Phone: (208) 344-7811
Fax: (208) 338-3290

Counties
Ada

Judicial Districts
Fourth

Compensation & Expenses
$150 per hour; one-half hourly rate for travel over 50 miles reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Yes

Years of Law Practice
26

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

Education and Training
J.D. - Gonzaga Law School (1986); Institute for Conflict Management, LLC Mediation Practice Training; B.S. - BOise State Universit (1983)

Experience and Specialties
  • General litigation representing plaintiffs and defendants; real estate law including transactions, leasing and housing discrimination defense.
  • Participated in a number of alternative dispute resolution forums representing the interests of clients.
  • Active litigation practice with a number of jury and bench trials primarily in state court.
  • I have participated as either mediator or case evaluator on a limited basis.

Contact Information

Skaug, Bruce D.
Goicoechea Law Offices
1226 E. Karcher Road
Nampa, Idaho 83682
Phone: (208) 466-0030
Fax: (208) 466-8903

Counties
Canyon

Judicial Districts
Third

Compensation & Expenses
$150 per hour and costs of travel only, plus meals and lodging.

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Will accept pro bono but all costs to be reimbursed

Years of Law Practice
25 years

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar; Oregon State Bar; Montana State Bar; AAJ; Idaho Trial Lawyers Assn.

Education and Training
Uiversity of Idaho, School of Law (1988)

Experience and Specialties
  • Former Ada County Prosecutor (felony trials); personal injury, workers' compensation and wrongful death
  • Involved in numerous mediations, arbitrations and have been retained as an SLRA evaluator.
  • Multiple court and jury trials

Contact Information

Skinner, Jr., Gardner W.
Cantrell. Skinner, Lewis, Casey & Sorenson, LLP
Post Office Box 359
Boise, Idaho 83701
Phone: (208) 344-8035
Fax: (208) 345-7212

Counties
Ada

Judicial Districts
Fourth

Compensation & Expenses
$140 per hour. Travel time at $70 per hour. Reimbursement for out-of-pocket costs.

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Yes. - one per year

Years of Law Practice
42

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

Education and Training
J.D. - University of Idaho (1970); B.A. -Santa Clara University (1966)

Experience and Specialties
  • Worker's Compensation, personal injury
  • Involved in numerous mediations on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. Attended seminars on mediation and have acted aas mediator on a few occasions.
  • 3 yrs as Ada County Public Defender; approximately 25 yrs in personal injury litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants and approximately 30 yrs experience litigating workers compensation matters for both claimants and sureties.
  • Served as Justice of the Peace in Latah County for 2 years.

Contact Information

Stehens, Alan C,
Thomson Stephens Law Office, PLLC
2635 Channing Way
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83424
Phone: (208) 522-1232
Fax: (208) 522-1277

Counties
Bonneville

Judicial Districts
Seventh

Compensation & Expenses
$200 per hour, travel time at $100 per hour plus mileage, reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses.

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Yes. No more than 3 per year and time element to be considered.

Years of Law Practice
34

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
Idaho State Bar: Litigationand Arbitration Sections; Idaho Trial Lawyers Assn; Wyoming Trial Lawyers Assn

Education and Training
J.D. - University of Idaho (1978); B.A. - Brigham Young Unviersity (1975).

Experience and Specialties
  • Handled cases in many areas including banking, personal injury, product liability, contracts, insurance coverage, property disputes.
  • Trained mediator who has mediated over 150 cases.
  • Tried over 50 cases, both jury and court trials.

Contact Information

Stellmon, John M.
1509 North Dragonfly
Eagle, Idaho 83616
Phone: (208) 938-5544

Counties
Ada

Judicial Districts
Fourth

Compensation & Expenses
$100 per hour. No charge for travel inside the Fourth District and travel charges outside of the Fourth District negotiable. Out of pocket expenses and oher charges negotiable.

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Four per year, limited to the Third, Fourth, Fifth and Seventh Judicial Districts

Years of Law Practice
Ten

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)
ISB; ABA

Education and Training
BA from University of Idaho; JD from University of Idaho

Experience and Specialties
  • 3 1/2 yrs in house counsel (all mataters of busienss and employee issues); 6 1/2 yrs general practice
  • Completed basic civil mediation course offered by Northwest Dispute Reesolution Center. Participated as mediator/arbitrator on many occasions for ISB in fee disputes
  • Insurance Defense Litigation - family law matters - litigation management.
  • 21 plus yrs as an insurnace executive/attorney dealing with all loophole matters of a paper company with 500 plus employees and a $10 Million plus budget. Matterrs included coverage disputes, internal employee negotiations, etc.

Contact Information

Talbutt, Glenda M.
5138 North Riverfront Drive
Boise, Idaho 83714
Phone: (208) 869-4323

Counties
Ada

Judicial Districts
Fourth

Compensation & Expenses
$150 per hour; travel time at $50 per hour; IRS mileage rate

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Yes, one per year limited to 50 mile radius from Boise.

Years of Law Practice
17

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

Education and Training
B.S. - University of South Carolina (1984); University of San DIego, Legal Asst (1994); J.D. - University of Oregon (1997); Child Custody Mediation Training (2013)

Experience and Specialties
  • Personal injury; iinsurance defense, guardianships; family law
  • Party representative in numerous personal injury and insurance defense mediations; completed Idaho Child Custody Mediation training.
  • Numerous personal injury and insurance defense litigated cases and trials.
  • Service on Idaho nursing home pre-litigation screening panels; Idaho State Bar attorney fees dispute mediation; judge pro tem for Ada County Youth Court since 1998-2013; insurance claims adjuster 1985-1994.

Contact Information

Volyn, Jonathan
Racine, Olson, Nye, Budge & Bailey, Chtd.
Post Office Box 1391
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
Phone: (208) 232-6101
Fax: (208) 232-6109

Counties
Bannock

Judicial Districts
Sixth

Compensation & Expenses
$100 per hour; travel time at $50 per hour; reimbursement for travel only

Willingness to Accept Pro Bono
Yes

Years of Law Practice
12

Professional Affiliations* (*See legend below)

Education and Training
J.D. University of Idaho (2001)

Experience and Specialties
  • Personal injury, insurance law, construction, contract and workers' compensation
  • Participated in numerous mediations as plaintiff or defendant counsel and also as SLRA counsel and as SLRA evaluator.
  • Civil jury trials in district court as well as in magistrate court.

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