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I love what I do.  As an experienced, aggressive, and assertive litigation attorney, I am able to focus my practice on effectively solving my client's legal problems.


Languages spoken: Swedish

Practice areas


  1. Land Use & Zoning: 20%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
  4. Employment & Labor: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%



Hourly ($200-250/hour)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Wendy Jordan Earle

    Mischelle is intelligent, articulate, focused and able to think on her feet. She is confident and clearly loves her profession. I endorse her without hesitation as both a litigator and problem solver in complex practice areas such as landuse and employment law.


    Wendy Earle Land Use & Zoning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • April L Anderson

    I endorse this lawyer without hesitation. I worked with Mischelle for many years. She is a skilled and knowledgeable attorney who zealously advocates for her clients. I would not hesitate to refer clients to Mischelle for land use and civil litigation matters.


    April Anderson Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

Lukins & Annis, P.S.

601 E. Front Avenue
Suite 502
Coeur d'Alene, ID, 83814-5155


IDAuthorized to practice law199311/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Pro Bono AwardIdaho State Bar Association2013
Washington's Top LawyersWashington CEO Magazine2006
Twenty Under 40 Rising StarInland Business Catalyst Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder - PartnerLukins & Annis.P.S.1992 - Present
Judicial Law ClerkTrial Court, Western Division, The Honorable William Abrashkin1991 - 1992
Law ClerkCooley Shrair Attorneys at Law1990 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Idaho First Judicial DistrictOfficer-Treasurer2014 - Present
Idaho Women LawyersExecutive Committee Member2014 - Present
Idaho State Bar, Academy of Lawyer LeadershipMember2013 - 2014
Ninth Circuit Court of AppealsMember1995 - Present
United States Supreme CourtAdmitted to Practice1995 - Present
Kootenai County Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Spokane Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sky Canyon Properties, LLC, et. al. v. The Golf Club at Black Rock, 155 Idaho 604, 315 P.3d 792 (2013)Successfully reversed trial court summary judgment ruling
Blankenship v. Washington Trust Bank, 153 Idaho 292, 281 P.3d 1070 (2012)Prevailed on summary judgment and prevailed on appeal to the Idaho Supreme Court
Steelsmith v. Trout, 139 Idaho 216, 76 P.3d 960 (2003)Prevailed on appeal to the Idaho Supreme Court
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Publication nameTitleDate
Human Resources ManualEmployment Law Update in Idaho2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western New England College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Massachusetts, AmherstLegal Studies and PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
University of Montana-MissoulaGeneral EducationN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Idaho State Bar Continuing Legal Education SeminarIdaho Civil Case Law Update2014
Employment Litigation ConferenceEmployment Law in Idaho2008
Idaho Counties Risk Managament TrainingLand Use Litigation1997