Scott A. Magnuson


State Bars of Idaho and California and American Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Natural Resources Law
  • Water Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation.

Mr. Magnuson graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2003, and practiced in California until he joined Barker Rosholt & Simpson, LLP, in 2008. He practices in the firm's areas of water rights, natural resources, and environmental law and litigation, before the Snake River Basin Adjudication court and in other state courts in Idaho. Mr. Magnuson also regularly assists in the firm's appellate practice. Mr. Magnuson frequently assists the firm's clients in matters involving breach of contract, personal injury, property damage, insurance claims and other civil litigation matters.

Also licensed in California, Mr. Magnuson began his career with a small, yet prestigious San Diego firm focusing on family law based litigation and related transactional matters. There he also worked on a wide variety of matters involving unlawful detainers, tenant/landlord disputes, real estate issues, contract disputes and collection issues. Regarding transactional aspects, in addition to the drafting of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, he was also involved in the preparation of wills, trusts, healthcare directives, and durable powers of attorneys for clients in need of certain overlapping estate planning documents.

(Boise) Admitted to the Bar, 2004, California; 2008, Idaho; U.S. District Court, District of Idaho. Education: University of Portland, Oregon (B.A., 2000); University of San Diego School of Law, California (J.D., 2003); Institute on International and Comparative Law, Barcelona, Spain (Summer 2001).

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