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About Me

I'm a solo practitioner that provides legal services for clients throughout Idaho.  My practice focuses on providing affordable and compassionate representation in the area of criminal law and family law.



I keep my practice small and I care about the outcome of my cases. I make it a top priority to learn about my client's goals and investigate their cases thoroughly. Everyone deserves the right to an experienced attorney. Call today to see if I can help you with your legal needs. 


Call: (208) 779-0136


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 70%
    5 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    6 years
  3. Family: 5%
    5 years
  4. Personal Injury: 5%
    3 years



Contingent (15-30%), Fixed (Always), Pro Bono (5%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Jesse. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jeffrey K. Traylor

    I have known Jesse for a number of years and he is an excellent lawyer. You can trust him to handle your matter ethically, professionally, and for at a reasonable cost. I would recommend that anyone facing a potential legal situation in Boise or the surrounding areas call Jesse first. He will take good care of you.


    Jeffrey Traylor Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Idaho Legal Defense

5561 N. Glenwood St.
Boise, ID, 83714


IDAuthorized to practice law200909/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Bronze - Age Class - Jug Mountain Ranch Ski RaceIdaho Nordic2013
Volunteer RecognitionIdaho Bar Association2009
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AttorneyIdaho Legal Defense2013 - Present
Public DefenderAlaska Public Defender Agency2010 - 2013
InternshipUnited States Attorney's Office2007 - 2009
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Idaho Family Bar SectionMember2013 - Present
Idaho Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
CASAGuardian ad Litem2009 - 2010
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Felony AssaultCase Dimissed
Driving Under the InfluenceReckless Driving
Domestic AssaultNot Guilty
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Idaho State UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2006