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Practice areas


  1. Family: 75%
    18 years, 300 cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    18 years, 300 cases



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  • James Elliott Johnson

    Tom is very smart, very thorough, very organized, and has a great courtroom presence. He is a great advocate for his clients, and a willing resource for other lawyers seeking his guidance.


    James Johnson Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

604 S Washington St Ste 1
Moscow, ID, 83843-3045


IDAuthorized to practice law199708/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding ServiceIdaho State Bar2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding partnerWhitney & Whitney, LLP1997 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity Of Idaho College Of Law2005 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Idaho State Bar, Professional Conduct Board CommitteeTemporary committee member2013 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
American Inns of CourtMaster of the Bench1998 - Present
Idaho State BarMember1997 - Present
Idaho Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
Idaho Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1997 - Present
Idaho State Bar, Family Law SectionMember1997 - Present
Ray McNichols American Inn of CourtTeam Leader2014 - 2015
Second District Bar Bench-Bar Liaison CommitteeMember2008 - 2010
Washington State Univ. Mock Trial TeamMock Trial Judge2006 - 2008
Idaho State Bar Professional Conduct Board CommitteeMember2005 - 2011
IDACDL Scholarship CommitteeChair2002 - 2002
Idaho State BarBar Exam Grader1998 - 2006
Latah County Board of Community GuardianMember and Chairman1998 - 2002
Publication nameTitleDate
The Advocate (Idaho State Bar)A Practical Guide to Increase Efficiency and Fairly Adjudicate Temporary Custody Disputes Under IRFLP2016
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Idaho College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of MarylandMajor: Sociology; Minor: Chemistry (Dean's List)B.A.1987
University of Chicago(Dean's List)N/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Idaho College of LawLaw Office Management2016
University of Idaho College of LawLaw Office Management2015
University of Idaho College of LawLaw Office Management2014
Idaho Landowners AssociationMediation in Civil Litigation2014
University of IdahoLaw Office Management2013
Second District Bar Association Mentoring Lunch ProgramMentoring2013
University of Idaho College of LawPractical Necessities of a Month-Long Trial2012
University of Idaho College of LawLaw Office Management2011
Ray McNichols Inn of CourtLesser Known Civil Rules2011
University of Idaho Legal Aid ClinicLaw Office Management2009
University of Idaho College of LawOpening a Law Office2009
University of Idaho College of LawDomestic Violence Restraining Orders in Idaho2006
Lewis and Clark State CollegeGuardian and Conservatorship in Idaho2006
Ray McNichols Inn of CourtEthics in Family Law2005
Citizens' Law AcademyHistory of the Jury System2005
Ray McNichols Inn of CourtJuror Questioning of Witnesses in Criminal Cases2004