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John Robert Kormanik

About me

I am a father, husband and 3x Ironman finisher. I believe my experience in balancing my work, home and training helps me in managing my practice. I also believe it helps prospective clients see I am dedicated in all that I do.


My partners and I opened Kormanik Hallam & Sneed LLP in 2006. By that time, we had known each other for approximately 8 years. We opened KHS with the idea of providing unsurpassed customer services for a reasonable price. To date, I believe we have been successful in sticking to our goal.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    9 years, 3 cases
  2. Federal Crime: 40%
    9 years, 19 cases
  3. Divorce: 5%
    13 years, 30 cases
  4. Civil Rights: 5%
    13 years, 20 cases



Hourly ($175-250/hour), contingent (1-5%), Retainer (sometimes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Courtney Marie Peterson

    I endorse this lawyer. John is an advocate you need on your side. He combines compassion, knowledge and drive to fight for his clients every step of the way. He is well respected in his field and someone I trust with family and friends.


    Courtney Peterson Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Brian Elliott Arnold

    I endorse this lawyer. He can help you with your divorce case.


    Brian Arnold Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Kormanik Hallam & Sneed LLP

206 W Jefferson St
Boise, ID, 83702


IDAuthorized to practice law199808/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Champion of Civil JusticeIdaho Trial Lawyers Association2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderKormanik Hallam & Sneed LLP2006 - Present
ShareholderWhite Peterson, P.A.2005 - 2006
AssociateWhite Peterson, P.A.2003 - 2005
Deputy Attorney General - Natural Resources DivisionIdaho Office of Attorney General2000 - 2003
Law Clerk to the Honorable Darrell PerryIdaho Court of Appeals1998 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2008 - Present
Idaho Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2007 - Present
Idaho Trial Lawyers AssociationChairperson2003 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Borgeman - Elmore County Case No. CR-2011-2954Dismissal
McNulty v. Sinclair Oil Corp - 272 P.3d 554Decision of the IDOL Affirmed
Certain Underwriters at Lloyds v. Wollsen - 141 Idaho 740District Court's decision affirmed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Univ of RedlandsBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Flagship CLE: The Rules They Are a-Changin'U.S. District Court, District of Idaho Rules2015
Pursuing Civil Liability for Criminal ActsCivil Law2012
Knowing and Persuading the Idaho JurorJuror Questions of Witnesses2008
Employment Laws Made SimpleEmployment Law2007