Practice Areas

Our mission is to help clients solve problems and plan for the future in a collaborative and cost-effective framework.

General Practice

  • Draft legal documents
  • Planning for families and businesses
  • Determine rights, duties and needs
  • Applicability of federal, state and local laws

 

Agricultural Law

  • Representation of associations, cooperatives, bargaining associations, marketing organizations
  • Farm and ranch sales
  • Employee management and labor relations
  • Immigration compliance and I-9 audits
  • Sharecrop agreements, livestock and crop sales, land leases

 

Alcohol Beverage Licensing

  • Licensing retail sellers of spirits, beer, wine
  • Licensing wholesalers, dealers, brewers, distillers, wineries
  • Defense of alcohol service offenses by licensees
  • DUI defense, and defense of other alcohol crimes

 

Bankruptcy and Finance

  • Loan agreements and secured transactions
  • Refinancing and work-out agreements
  • Financial planning and accounts management
  • Collections / enforcement of judgments and promissory notes
  • Recovery of assets
  • Creditor representation in bankruptcy

 

Businesses and Corporations

  • Business organization, sales, mergers, dissolution
  • Agreements, obligations and entitlements
  • Corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, sole proprietorships
  • Employment law and practices
  • Labor relations
  • Independent contractors
  • Employment agreements
  • Protection of trade secrets, confidential information, non-compete agreements

 

Civil Litigation

  • Trial and appeal in federal and state courts
  • Personal injuries and torts/negligence
  • Contracts and commercial matters
  • Insurance defense and coverage analysis
  • Premises and environmental liability

 

Estate Planning and Elder Law

  • Advance directives and powers of attorney
  • Wills, trusts and pre-probate planning
  • Probate of estates
  • Trust administration
  • Guardianships, conservatorships, minors’ compromises
  • Grandparent rights, adoptions

 

Governmental Affairs

  • Administrative law
  • Constitutional law
  • Government relations
  • Legislation and lobbying
  • Political and election law
  • Policy development

 

Natural Resources and Public Lands

  • Grazing rights
  • Mining rights
  • Rights-of-Way and R.S.2477
  • Recreational uses and interests / defense of recreation violations
  • Natural resource extraction
  • NEPA and endangered species
  • Defense of fish, game, trapping and other wildlife violations

 

Real Property

  • Purchases, closings, sales and financing
  • Real estate development
  • Boundary, trespass, and other property disputes
  • Conservation easements, and related tax considerations
  • Traditional easements and licenses
  • Homeowner associations and enforcement of CCR’s

 

Water Law

  • Snake River Basin Adjudication
  • Water rights – obtaining, maintaining, transferring
  • Irrigation districts, drainage districts, flood control districts, canal companies
  • Ditch rights
  • Water quality and water pollution control

 

Boise Office

  • 1101 W. River Street, Suite 110
    Boise, Idaho 83702

Challis Office

  • 1301 E. Main Street
    Challis, Idaho 83226

Twin Falls Office

  • 236 River Vista Place, Suite 301
    Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

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