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Michael Schmidt

Michael Schmidt

Practice areas:

Business, Litigation, Commercial, Banking, Debt Collection

About Me


AREAS OF EMPHASIS



  • Commercial and business litigation

  • Construction litigation

  • Easement and access disputes

  • Real estate transactions and litigation

  • Contract disputes

  • Collection and enforcement of judgments

  • Foreclosures

  • Municipal and administrative law

  • Creditor representation in bankruptcy


ADMITTED TO PRACTICE



  • States of Idaho and Washington

  • U.S. District Court, Idaho


EDUCATION



  • Weber State University, B.A., with honors, Commercial German major, Business minor, 2000

  • University of Idaho School of Law, J.D., 2003

  • Attended University of San Francisco School of Law, Semester Abroad (Prague, Czech Republic)


HIGHLIGHTS



  • Regular representation of numerous construction companies and homeowners in construction litigation

  • Selected as 2008 Mountain States Rising Star by Super Lawyers publication

  • Presenter at Kootenai County Bar continuing legal education seminar on construction law (Notice and Opportunity to Repair Act and Contractor Registration Act) 2006

  • Former Special Deputy Prosecutor for Kootenai County Prosecutor's Office

  • Governing Council, Idaho State Bar Real Property Section

  • Fluent in German

  • Member, Idaho Law Review

  • ITLA appellate brief competition finalist

  • Selected as 2012 Mountain States Rising Star by Super Lawyers publication  


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Languages Spoken: German

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Business: 30%
  3. Commercial: 20%
  4. Debt Collection: 10%
  5. Banking: 10%

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Contact Info

Lukins & Annis, P.S.

717 W. Sprague Avenue, Suite 1600

Spokane, WA, 99201-3923

Lukins & Annis, P.S.

601 E. Front Ave., Ste 502
Coeur d'Alene, ID, 83814

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IDAuthorized to practice law200407/14/2015
WAActive200307/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Superlawyer Mtn States Rising Star (Bk and Creditor Rights)SuperLawyers2012
Selected as one of top 100 LawyersSpokane/Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine2009
2008 Mountain States Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Special Deputy ProsecutorKootenai County Prosecutor's Office2006 - 2007
PartnerLukins & Annis, P.S.2003 - Present
Summer AssociateCreason, Moore & Dokken, PLLC2001 - 2001

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Idaho State Bar Real Property SectionAt Large Council Member2004 - 2006
Idaho State Bar Commercial Law and Bankruptcy SectionMember2004 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Francisco School of LawInternational LawSemester Abroad2003
University of Idaho College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Weber State UniversityCommercial GermanBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Presenter at Construction Lien Law Seminar for N. IdahoConstructionLien Law and Contractor's Registration Act, Bankruptcy2009
Kootenai County Bar Association CLEIdaho Contractor Registration Act & Notice and Opportunity to Repair Act2006
Headline News, 2006 Legal Year in ReviewReal Property Legislation and Case Law Update for 20062006