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WENDY J. EARLE, ESQ.(web: Wendy is the Owner and Principle of Wendy Earle, Law. She attended both Gonzaga School of Law (where she received a CALI award for top grade in the environmental litigation class) and University of Idaho College of Law (where she was on the German Law Journal editorial board and published a review essay on comparitive real property and land use approaches.)


Wendy loves what she does and has successfully represented clients in various practice areas in Washington and Idaho state courts, Washington and Idaho administrative courts and Idaho and Colorado Federal Courts. Most recently she defended a female business owner in complex federal litigation involving surety claims.


Having grown up in rural Idaho and Colorado, Wendy has a unique understanding of rural areas and the underlying values and dynamics. She has a commitment to preserving and improving the quality of life in the special areas she has inhabited. 


Wendy is a former world class ski competitor who has skied all over the world. In her spare time she still hits the slopes ----- especially the "steep and deep". Her favorite ski buddy is her daughter who is also an accomplished skier and is currently pursuing a master's degree in integrated media.


Languages spoken: German, French

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 35%
    9 years
  2. Environmental: 20%
    9 years
  3. Land Use & Zoning: 15%
    9 years
  4. Education: 10%
    5 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($185-225/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mischelle R. Fulgham

    I endorse this lawyer without hesitation. I strongly recommend Wendy for land use matters. She has a deep understanding for the complicated and political nature of these cases.


    Mischelle Fulgham Litigation Attorney
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  • Matthew Alexander Holland

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    Matthew Holland Family Attorney
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Contact info

Wendy Earle, LAW OFFICE (*Licensed in ID & WA state courts and ID & COLO federal courts)

Newport, WA and Sandpoint, ID
120 Lake Street - Ste 205
Sandpoint, ID, 83864


IDAuthorized to practice law201008/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
CALI Award - Toxic Tort LitigationGonzaga University School of Law2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalWendy Earle, Law2007 - Present
Associate AttorneyBRICKLIN & NEWMAN2013 - 2014
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyBonner County Prosecuting Attorney's Office2010 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar Association (Idaho chapter)Member2016 - Present
Federal Court - District of ColoradoAdmitted to Practice2015 - Present
Idaho Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Idaho State Bar - First District BarMember2010 - Present
Federal Courts - District of IdahoAdmitted to Practice2010 - Present
Washington State BarMember2007 - Present
Washington State Association for Justice, New Member CommitteeExecutive Committee Member2007 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hamacher v. County of Bonner; CV-08-1714Avoided trial and the risk of a substantial damage award against Bonner County, Idaho
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawEnvironmental Law and Public Lands Law Core CurriculumJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of Idaho College of LawN/AVisiting law school student2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Guest speaker for German Law Journal editorial boardLegal Writing2006