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Patrick C. Kershisnik

Criminal defense Attorney at Boise, ID

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State ID
    Acquired 1993
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Patrick

Learn Patrick’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    Felony, misdemeanor, assault and battery, theft, burglary, drug charges, possession, juvenile crimes, sex crimes and all criminal defense, DUI and DWP

    32 years

  2. DUI and DWI
    DUI and DWI. Felony, exaggerated, aggravated DUI

  3. Divorce and separation
    Contested and uncontested.

  4. Family
    All family law issues including divorce, custody, child support, modification, visitation, domestic violence, adoption, termination.

    32 years


I have practice law for over 20 years in the Boise Valley.  I have extensive experience in Divorce, Family Law, Custody, Criminal Law, DUI, Bankruptcy, Probate and Estate Planning, Business Law, Personal Injury Law and Employment Law.


I got my bachelors degree from Stanford University and my J.D. from the University of Idaho College of Law.

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Kershisnik Law, PLLC


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Posted by Wendy | June 20, 2015
Client Forever!!!
In the last 3 years I have used Patrick Kershisnik for both my divorce and my custody modification. He is very knowledgeable on the laws. He also is about the best interest of the children.


  • Hourly Rates $ 250-250 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-50%
  • Retainer Sometimes


AVVO RATING 8.4 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Kershisnik Law, PLLC
  • 2008 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Petra, Inc.
  • 2000 - 2008
  • Partner
  • Talboy and Kershisnik, Attorneys at Law
  • 1993 - 2000


  • University of Idaho College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • Stanford University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1989


  • American Inns of Court
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Idaho State Bar
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • German

Honors and Awards

  • Client Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017

Speaking Engagements

  • OSHA
  • OSHA
  • 2007

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (1)
Endorse Patrick
Divorce and separation Attorney | Oct 23
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Pat has a tremendous amount of integrity, and he was forthright and more than capable of negotiating a favorable settlement, which was fair and reasonable considering both our client's relative positions. I'd recommend Pat to any prospective client, and I look forward to working with him again."
Divorce and separation Attorney | May 24
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Pat is a pleasure to work with as opposing counsel. He has clear insight of his clients, understands the big picture of Idaho Family Law, and clearly takes pride in serving his clients."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Apr 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Jun 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Pat is a great lawyer. I refer clients to him often. He is empathetic, smart, and a talented representative. I endorse him!"
Family Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Patrick."
Family Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Divorce and separation