MICHAEL G. BRADY, admitted to the bar 1970, Idaho and U.S. District Court, Districts of Idaho, also admitted to practice in the states of Utah, Washington, and Oregon, Idaho Supreme Court’s Roster of Civil Case Mediators; U.S. District Court, District of Idaho Mediator Roster.  Education: University of Idaho (B.A. 1968); University of Idaho (J.D. 1970); Phi Alpha Delta; Assistant Attorney General, State of Idaho, 1970‑1971. In 1994,  Mr. Brady was a visiting professor at the University of Idaho Law School, teaching “Insurance Law.”  Member: Boise Bar, Idaho State Bar, Oregon State Bar, Utah State Bar, and Washington State Bar Associations; admitted United States District Court – Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington; admitted 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; Idaho Association of Defense Counsel; American and Idaho Trial Lawyers Associations; Defense Research Institute, Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.; American Arbitration Association; Idaho Mediation Association; Boise Adjustor’s Association; and Idaho Tort Reform Coalition Committee.  “A” Rating, Martindale‑Hubbell Law Directory.  Practice Emphasis: complex litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury, worker’s compensation, insurance litigation, coverage, extra contractual/bad faith, aviation litigation, arbitration and mediation, adoption and guardianship.


KYLE D. DUREN, admitted to the bar 1998, Idaho and the  U.S. District Court, District of Idaho, also admitted to practice in the states of  Washington, and Utah.  Education:  University of Idaho (B.S. 1992); University of Idaho (J.D., 1996). Experience:  Mr. Duren worked as a Law Clerk for District Judge William Hart from 1996 to 1998, following which he spent two years an associate in a general practice firm in Boise, Idaho.  In June, 2000, Mr. Duren joined the firm as an associate.  Member:  Idaho State Bar, Utah State Bar, and Washington State Bar Associations, American Bar Association; admitted in United States District Courts in Idaho, Utah and Washington; Idaho Association of Defense Counsel; Boise Adjusters Association. Practice Emphasis:  Insurance defense, extra-contractual/bad faith, agriculture/crop loss litigation, commercial litigation.


JACOB D. BOTTARI, born Elko, Nevada, 1986; admitted to bar 2014, Idaho and U.S. District Court, District of Idaho. Education: The College of Idaho (B.A. 2010); University of Idaho (J.D. 2014). Experience: Mr. Bottari interned for James, Vernon & Weeks throughout law school.  Upon graduation, Mr. Bottari was employed as an assistant deputy prosecutor with the Garden City Prosecutor’s Office in Garden City, Idaho. Member: Idaho State Bar, United States District Courts, District of Idaho. Practice Emphasis: Insurance defense, criminal defense, and civil litigation.

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