Our Team

Sawtooth Law is proud of its talented, well-trained legal staff. 

Working in a collaborative team environment, our legal staff will promptly attend to your legal needs.

Our attorneys and founding members:

Daniel V. Steenson

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S. Bryce Farris

Bryce practices in the areas of water, real estate, business, and natural resources law and general litigation.

Bryce’s practice includes representing a variety of clients and entities, including individuals, irrigation districts, canal companies and drainage districts regarding delivery and drainage systems, rural and urban issues, ditch rights-of-way, water rights, easement disputes, contracts and land use.

His practice also includes representing clients in contract disputes, including collections for leasing companies and other institutions, tort, business and commercial litigation.  Bryce has federal and state jury trial experience, federal and state appellate experience, and has presented oral arguments to the Idaho Supreme Court and the Idaho Court of Appeals.

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David P. Claiborne

David has experience with court and jury trials in both state and federal courts.  He counsels clients involved in litigation and business matters, including alcohol beverage licensing.  David also provides estate planning service, trusts and probate.

David is an Idaho native and enjoys spending time recreating in Idaho’s outdoors. 

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Andrew J. Waldera

Andy Waldera practices in the areas of water, land use law, environmental/natural resources, and agricultural law.  He represents clients in judicial, administrative, and local government proceedings regarding water rights and land use matters involving state-based land use, water and environmental laws, as well as actions proceeding under the federal Clean Water Act (CWA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).

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Evan T. Roth

Washington State University, (2008), B.S. Political Science
Phoenix School of Law (2012), Juris Doctor
Teaching Assistant to Professor Victoria Salzmann (2011) Torts
Teaching Assistant to Professor Joshua Jay Kanassatega (2011-2012) Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence
Legal Intern to Alan Bayham, President of the Arizona State Bar (2010-2012)

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Of counsel to Sawtooth Law and managing operations in our Challis office is:

James R. Bennetts (Retired)
1301 E. Main Street
P.O. Box 36
Challis, Idaho 83226
(208) 879-4488 phone
(208) 629-7559 fax

Office Hours:
Mondays and Thursdays from  9:00 to noon, or by appointment.
Closed holidays.

In Boise, our dedicated legal staff includes:

Katie Kelly, Legal Assistant and Firm Administrator 

Debby Long, Legal Assistant

Boise Office Hours:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 5:00.
Closed holidays.

In Challis, our dedicated legal staff includes:

Melodie Baker, Legal Assistant

Challis Office Hours:
Monday and Thursday from 9 am to noon, or by appointment.
Closed holidays.

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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