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Jeffrey Robert Sykes

Litigation Attorney at Boise, ID

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Jeff R. Sykes represents businesses and individuals with legal problems and in litigation matters  involving employment, contracts, insurance, personal injuries and real property.  Mr. Sykes has 20 years experience as a litigation attorney. He received recognition from Best Lawyers®for his legal expertise in employment law.  Mr. Sykes served on the Board of Directors of the Human Resource Association of Treasure Valley (HRATV), and he is a member of the national association Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  He has served on the Board of Directors of the YMCA Youth Government Program and as a Judge Pro Tem for the YMCA Youth Court.  Mr. Sykes is an active member of the Order of Barristers, the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Idaho Associated General Contractors and the Idaho Land Title Association.  In 2005, Jeff was honored as a recipient of Idaho Business Review’s “Forty Accomplished Under 40” award.

Licensed for 28 years
State ID
Status Active
Acquired 1994
Updated 01/19/2023
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1994
Updated 11/30/2022

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McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey PLLC
827 Park Blvd.
Suite 201
Boise, ID, 83702

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Posted by Dwayne | April 15, 2015
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Jeff and his team are responsive to our needs. Being a growing company, Jeff has proven invaluable to us in helping us maintain compliance as we move into new states. Jeff and his team respond promptly and thoroughly investigate all circumstances in providing us options to resolve our issues.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey PLLC
  • 2014 - Present
  • Partner
  • Meuleman Mollerup LLP
  • 1997 - 2014
  • Associate
  • Hall Farley Obberecht & Blanton
  • 1994 - 1997
  • Law Clerk
  • Idaho Supreme Court
  • 1993 - 1994
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Education

  • Gonzaga University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1993
  • California State University, Chico
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1990

Legal Cases

  • Meikle v. Watson
  • Maroon v. Wireless Systems, Inc.
  • Cornerstone Builders v. McReynolds

Associations

  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • •American Bar Association, Litigation Section, and
  • Litigation Section and Employment and Employment Law Section
  • 1994 - Present
  • Order of Barristers
  • 1993 - Present
  • Idaho Land Title Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Idaho Associated General Contractors
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Human Resource Association of Treasure Valley (HRATV)
  • Board Member
  • 2011 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Employment Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Employment Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Employment Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Forty Accomplished Under Forty
  • Idaho Business Review's
  • 2005
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Publications

  • Employment Law Brief
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act of 1994 - USERRA
  • 2012
  • Idaho Business Review
  • Employer-Employee "At-Will" Employment Relationship
  • 2011
  • Idaho Business Review
  • Employee Classifications Under the Microscope: Exempt vs. Non-Exempt
  • 2010
  • Idaho Business Review
  • Even Construction Workers Get the Flu
  • 2009
  • Employment Law Brief
  • Recent H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) Outbreak Good Time to Revalue Workplace Health Issues
  • 2009
  • Emloyment Law Brief
  • Downsizing May Lead to Increase in Age Discrimination Claims
  • 2009
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Speaking Engagements

  • Sept. 25, 2014 Meeting
  • The Do's and Dont's of the Hiring(and Firing) Process
  • 2014
  • Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association Convention
  • Employment Law Update
  • 2013
  • Seminar
  • Idaho Real Estate, Title Insurance and Escrow Law, 2013
  • 2013
  • Seminar
  • Defending Against an Idaho Unemployment Claim
  • 2012
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Attorney endorsements

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Litigation Attorney | Jan 11
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I recently worked with Jeff on a contentious litigation dispute. Jeff was always professional and fought hard to best represent his client."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 15
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I've sat across the table from Jeff Sykes. While we don't always see eye to eye, I can attest that Jeff works vigorously to defend and promote the interests of his clients. His approach is rational and well thought in all instances. I endorse Jeff Sykes."
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Boise Litigation Lawyer Jeffrey Robert Sykes
Jeffrey Robert Sykes
Litigation Attorney
Boise, ID
Licensed for 28 years