John R. Goodell

John R. Goodell

37 Years Civil & Estate Planning For Individual & Institutional Clients
  • Estate Planning, Insurance Defense, Business Law ...
  • Idaho, Wyoming
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I have 37 years experience with the same law firm assisting a wide range of individual, governmental, insurance companies, and other institutional clients in Idaho and Wyoming in general civil litigation and estate planning. My cases have included jury and court trials in all state and federal trial courts, and appellate courts including the Idaho Supreme Court, Wyoming Supreme Court, and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
J.D. (1981)
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Georgetown University
B.A. (1977)
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Professional Experience
Racine Olson
- Current
Articles & Publications
Idaho Lien Law
Construction Publications, Inc.
Pretrial Orders and Initial Disclosures
The Advocate (Idaho State Bar Official Monthly Magazine)
Idaho Medical and Health Care Malpractice Law: General Principles and Direct Expert Witness Evidentiary Requirements
The Advocate
Mountain States Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
AV Preeminent Rating
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Mountain States Top 5% in Personal Injury General Defense
Super Lawyers
Lifetime Achievement
America's Top 100 Attorneys - Idaho
Professional Associations
Idaho Association of Defense Counsel
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Portneuf Inn of Court
Activities: Past President and Executive Committee Member
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Wyoming State Bar Association
- Current
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American Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Construction Law Forum, and Employment and Labor Law Section. Federal Bar Association (Idaho chapter)
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Idaho State Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Litigation Section (former Executive Committee member), Real Estate Section, Employment and Labor Law Section
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Possible contingent fees in appropriate cases.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Competitive hourly rates and possible fixed flat fee agreements available
Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Insurance Defense
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
  • English
Websites & Blogs
John R. Goodell's Website Profile
Racine Olson Website
Idaho Law Blog
Contact & Map
Racine Olson
Boise Office
600 E Riverpark Ln
Boise, ID 83706
Toll-Free: (877) 232-6101
Telephone: (208) 395-0011
Fax: (208) 433-0167
Racine Olson
Pocatello Office
201 E Center St
Pocatello, ID 83201
Toll-Free: (877) 232-6101
Telephone: (208) 232-6101