Brian E. Elkins

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  • 120 East Avenue North, P.O. Box 766, Ketchum, ID 83340
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Sole practitioner in Blaine County (Ketchum, Sun Valley and Hailey), Idaho since 1985. Law Clerk to the Honorable Douglas D. Kramer, Idaho District Court, 1983-1985. Author: "Idaho's Repeal of The Insanity Defense: What Are We Trying to Prove?" 31 Idaho L.Rev. 151. Lecturer: Ethics in the Criminal World, IACDL 2011 Winter Seminar; Recent Developments in DUI Defense, IACDL 2010 Fall Seminar; Strategies in Defending DUI Cases in Idaho, 2008; Idaho's Expungement Statute, IACDL 2009 Winter Seminar. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Blaine County, Idaho, 1985. Public Defender, Blaine County, Idaho, 1986-1990.

(Certified as Criminal Trial Specialist by the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association)

Areas of Practice (15)

  • General Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Defense
  • Arson
  • Assault and Battery
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Expungements
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Murder
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
208-726-4338  Phone
208-726-9328  Fax
University Attended:
University of Idaho, B.S., 1979
Law School Attended:
University of Idaho College of Law, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1983, Idaho; 1994, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1983, US District Court, District of Idaho
Idaho State Bar; Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, Board of Directors, 1998-2004, 2011; Co-Chair, DUI Committee); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; National College of DUI Defense (State Delegate).
( Certified as Criminal Trial Specialist by the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association )
Hobbies & interests:
Ambassador, Rossignol Ski Company; Skiing - Nordic, Alpine and Water; Biking - Road and Mountain; private pilot.

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Ketchum, Idaho

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