Attorney Profile:

Bruce A. Anderson

Bruce A. Anderson: Attorney with Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson Elliott & Macdonald, Chtd.

Biography

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
www.ejamelaw.com
University Attended:
Eastern Washington University, B.A., 1980
Law School Attended:
University of Idaho, J.D., 1985; University of Denver, LL.M., Taxation, 1987
Admission:
1985, Idaho and U.S. District Court, District of Idaho; 1986, U.S. Tax Court; 1988, Colorado and U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Memberships:
Idaho State Bar (Member Sections on: Taxation, Corporate, ADR and Bankruptcy Law); Colorado State Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Spokane, Washington, November 8, 1956
ISLN:
909445872

Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 8 reviews
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    4.6/5.0
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    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/22/14 in Bankruptcy Chapter 11

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 09/16/14 in Bankruptcy

    Based on my dealings with Bruce Anderson over the years, I consider him one of the best attorneys in northern Idaho. Read more

    Based on my dealings with Bruce Anderson over the years, I consider him one of the best attorneys in northern Idaho.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 09/16/14 in Business Litigation

    Bruce Anderson is a fine attorney. Read more

    Bruce Anderson is a fine attorney.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Government Counsel on 09/14/14 in Commercial Bankruptcy

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Principal on 09/15/14 in Bankruptcy

    I have worked complex business insolvency cases both with and against Bruce and would indicated that he is one of the best bankruptcy attorneys in his geographic area. Hi... Read more

    I have worked complex business insolvency cases both with and against Bruce and would indicated that he is one of the best bankruptcy attorneys in his geographic area. His views are highly respected by the judiciary.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Principal on 09/15/14 in Bankruptcy

    Bruce is an excellent lawyer and mentor. He cares about his community, his clients, and the law. Read more

    Bruce is an excellent lawyer and mentor. He cares about his community, his clients, and the law.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/17/13 in Bankruptcy

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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Principal on 04/02/12 in Bankruptcy

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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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