Michelle has over a decade of experience as a litigator and has practiced in both state and federal court with civil and criminal cases.
Her practice encompasses a wide range of general and complex litigation, dispute resolution, commercial litigation, commercial transactions, and natural resources.
Gonzaga University School of Law – J.D. cum laude, 2000
Southern Oregon University, Teaching Certificate in Secondary Social Studies, 1994
University of Oregon – B.A. Political Science, 1992
United States Supreme Court, 2005
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2005
American Bar Association, 2000 -Idaho Bar Association Delegate to the House of Delegates, 2010 – 2014
Idaho State Bar Association since 2000, Past Chair and Counsel Member of Litigation Section 2002 – 2012; Idaho State Bar Commissioner and Past President of Idaho State Bar
Idaho Women Lawyers – Past President and Director, 2004 to present;
Idaho Pro Bono Commission – original member, 2008 to 2014
Idaho Supreme Court Evidence Rules Committee, 2006 to 2016
Idaho State Bar Board of Commissioners – Past Commissioner, 2014–2017
Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce – Leadership Boise Program graduate, 2009–2011