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Practice areas


  1. General Practice: 30%
    28 years
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 30%
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%



Hourly ($185-200/hour), contingent (33-45%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

4 total 

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  • Aaron A. Crary

    John is a very knowledgeable attorney with years of experience. He does great work for his clients.


    Aaron Crary Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Fred Jay Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. John is smart and writes well. He has significant experience as a law clerk. This helps him see the case as the Judge will see it. This helps him to be a better lawyer.


    Fred Lewis Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

201 E. Center
Pocatello, ID, 83201


IDAuthorized to practice law201011/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Explanatory Reporting - First Place NationallyInland Press Association2010
Judicial Appointee Recommendation to the GovernorMontana Judicial Council2006
George E. Snell AwardKiwanis Foundation of Montana2005
Pro Bono AwardCrime Victim Advocates2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateRacine Olson2011 - Present
Investigative ReporterIdaho State Journal2008 - 2011
Senior Staff AttorneyMissoula County District Court1992 - 2006
Law ClerkMontana Supreme Court1989 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Rotary Club of PocatelloMember2012 - Present
Sixth District Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Idaho State BarMemberr2010 - Present
Kiwanis Club of MissoulaMember (Past President)1994 - 2007
Montana State BarMember1989 - Present
Montana Federal District CourtMember1989 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Massey v. ConAgraSettled
State v. RasmussenSettled
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Montana School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of MontanaJournalismBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rotary Club of PocatelloPetroglyphs of East Idaho2015