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John McGown Named Distinguished Lawyer of the Year

By Hawley Troxell,

Hawley Troxell is pleased to announce that John McGown has been selected as one of three attorneys in Idaho to receive the 2014 Distinguished Lawyer Award from the Idaho State Bar. McGown was recognized on July 16th at the Idaho State Bar’s 2014 annual meeting at the Hills Country Club in Pocatello, Idaho. The Distinguished Lawyer Award recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves through exemplary conduct, professionalism, and years of dedicated service to the legal profession, and to the citizens of the State of Idaho.

“This award is highly coveted and is given to lawyers who have provided exemplary service to the Bar, our profession and our community over the course of their careers.  John personifies the very traits that the Distinguished Lawyer Award is designed to acknowledge. John joins Jess Hawley, Jack Hawley, Craig Meadows and Merlyn Clark as members of this firm who have received this most prestigious award.” said managing partner Steve Berenter.

John McGown is an experienced tax attorney, with depth in a broad range of tax-related areas achieved through over 30 years of practicing law with Idaho’s oldest and largest law firm. He has taught graduate courses in estate planning, partnership tax, state taxation, tax-exempt organizations, and personal financial planning. Outside of the office, McGown enjoys the outdoors and has completed 17 Races to Robie Creek (toughest half marathon in the West) and has reached the Summit of Mt. Borah, Idaho’s highest point.

About Hawley Troxell

Hawley Troxell is Idaho’s largest, full service business law firm. With locations in Coeur d’Alene, Pocatello, and Reno, Hawley Troxell’s headquarters are located at 877 Main Street in Boise, Idaho. For additional information about the firm, visit www.hawleytroxell.com.