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William Boyd has over fifty years of experience as trial and appellate counsel in civil litigation in both state and federal courts in Idaho. Mr. Boyd's practice emphasizes a broad range of areas, including corporate, environmental, mining, natural resources, labor, employment, business, and wills and estate planning. He renders legal advice with respect to a range of corporate issues and provides public reporting when necessary. He is frequently chosen as local counsel for firms in larger cities.

Mr. Boyd has been a member of the company negotiating team for The Bunker Hill Company, Hecla Mining Company, Sunshine Mining Company, and Coeur Silver Valley, Inc. Mr. Boyd has experience inNLRB representation elections, NLRB unfair labor practice charges, NLRB bargaining unit establishment, advice concerning response to grievances, handling of arbitrations regarding breach of labor contracts, and advice with respect to employee discipline and termination.

Mr. Boyd has handled various legal issues confronting public corporations, including labor negotiations, contracts for construction, employee issues, organization of water and sewer districts, employee policy manuals, issue of bonds for financing, road abandonment, advice to law enforcement officers, litigation, and purchases by public corporation of private corporation assets.


JOINED FIRM

  • 2008

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Mining Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appeals
  • Probate

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Idaho State Bar
  • Kootenai County Bar Association
  • First Judicial District Bar Association

HONORS & AWARDS

  • AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Idaho State Bar Professionalism Award

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Idaho, 1965
  • U.S. District Court District of Idaho, 1965
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1983

EDUCATION

  • University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho
    • Bachelor of Laws, 1965
  • Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
    • Bachelor of Science, 1962
    • Major: Forest Management