Bruce A. Anderson

Bruce A. Anderson: Attorney with Elsaesser Anderson, Chtd.


Bruce practiced with the Denver Colorado ofice of Chief Counsel, office of the Internal Revenue Service, from 1986 until 1994, when he joined the Sandpoint law firm of Elsaesser Jarzabek& Anderson, Chtd., as partner.

Bruce's current practice emphasizes Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring, commercial and probate litigation, and tax controversies.

Among notable Chapter 11 achievements, Bruce currently represents the Sterling Mining Company, in a Chapter 11 proceeding where the assets of the mine have been sold for an amount sufficient to pay unsecured general creditors a dividend of 100% of their allowed claims, plus interest. The Sterling Mining Company case has been complicated by much contentious adversarial litigation which has spanned roughly two years; with all litigation deiceded or resolved favorably for the client.

Certified Public Accountant, Idaho, 1980. Senior Trial Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, 1986-1994. Private Civil Litigation Evaluator, Idaho, 2002—.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Taxation
  • Probate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Estate Planning
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
208-667-2900  Phone
University Attended:
Eastern Washington University, B.A., 1980
Law School Attended:
University of Idaho, J.D., 1985; University of Denver, LL.M., Taxation, 1987
Year of First Admission:
1988, Colorado and U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 1985, Idaho and U.S. District Court, District of Idaho; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1986, U.S. Tax Court
Idaho State Bar (Member Sections on: Taxation, Corporate, ADR and Bankruptcy Law); Colorado State Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Spokane, Washington, November 8, 1956
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 (8 reviews)
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