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Joel Patrick Hazel

Joel Patrick Hazel

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Construction & Development, Litigation

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About Me

My practice encompasses the areas of commercial and business litigation, professional malpractice defense, eminent domain, and employment law. I have  tried numerous jury trials as lead counsel.


I have recently worked on cases involving construction litigation, Real Estate Commission disputes, eminent domain litigation, employment complaints filed with the Human Rights Commission and EEOC, libel and slander claims against media defendants, medical malpractice defense, real property disputes, and media access issues.


  • DUI Court for Kootenai County, Judge Pro Tem, 2003-present

  • American Jurisprudence Award

  • Former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 1994-1999


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Litigation: 25%
  2. Construction & Development: 25%
  3. Employment & Labor: 25%



Hourly ($200-240/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Witherspoon Kelley

608 Northwest Blvd, Ste 300
Coeur D Alene, ID, 83814-2174


IDAuthorized to practice law199407/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Service AwardIdaho State Bar2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyKootenai County Prosecutor's Office1994 - 1999

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Idaho State Bar, Professional Conduct Board CommitteeMember2008 - Present
Idaho State Bar, Character and Fitness CommitteeMember2002 - 2008
American Inns of CourtMemberN/A
Leadership Coeur d'AlenePresident, 2000 ClassN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Watson v. WeickJudgment in favor of Plaintiffs.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Idaho College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Gonzaga UniversityEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1990