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Carsten A. Peterson

Partner
LOCATION   Boise Office
PHONE   208.388.4894
FAX   208.954.5206
EMAIL   cpeterson@hawleytroxell.com
Health Care and Litigation Attorney Carsten Peterson

Carsten Peterson has a civil litigation practice which includes personal injury, medical malpractice claims, insurance coverage, uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, insurance bad faith, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, employment wage disputes, and transportation liability. His practice also includes representation of businesses in various matters including contract and construction disputes. Carsten is admitted to practice law in Idaho and Utah in both state and federal courts, with substantial experience in handling litigation in federal courts. He regularly practices throughout Idaho and Utah. He is co-chair of the firm’s insurance practice group.

Carsten has significant experience in defending health care providers in medical malpractice claims, catastrophic personal injury cases, wrongful death, and transportation liability. He also defends employers in administrative complaints filed with the Idaho Human Rights Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) raising claims under the Fair Housing Act (FHA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (race, color, religion, sex and national origin), and state laws. His practice also includes advising employers on a variety of matters, including paid time off, workplace harassment and discrimination, employee handbooks, as well as employee termination and discipline. His experience also includes defending health care providers in prelitigation screening hearing panels before the Idaho State Board of Medicine.


Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Idaho Law School, J.D., 2001

UNDERGRADUATE: Utah State University, B.S., cum laude, 1998

Clerkship

Chief Magistrate Judge Larry M. Boyle of the U.S. District Court of Idaho


Health Care and Litigation Attorney Carsten Peterson

Carsten A. Peterson

Partner
PHONE   208.388.4894
FAX   208.954.5206
EMAIL    cpeterson@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Carsten Peterson has a civil litigation practice which includes personal injury, medical malpractice claims, insurance coverage, uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, insurance bad faith, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, employment wage disputes, and transportation liability. His practice also includes representation of businesses in various matters including contract and construction disputes. Carsten is admitted to practice law in Idaho and Utah in both state and federal courts, with substantial experience in handling litigation in federal courts. He regularly practices throughout Idaho and Utah. He is co-chair of the firm’s insurance practice group.

Carsten has significant experience in defending health care providers in medical malpractice claims, catastrophic personal injury cases, wrongful death, and transportation liability. He also defends employers in administrative complaints filed with the Idaho Human Rights Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) raising claims under the Fair Housing Act (FHA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (race, color, religion, sex and national origin), and state laws. His practice also includes advising employers on a variety of matters, including paid time off, workplace harassment and discrimination, employee handbooks, as well as employee termination and discipline. His experience also includes defending health care providers in prelitigation screening hearing panels before the Idaho State Board of Medicine.


Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Idaho Law School, J.D., 2001

UNDERGRADUATE: Utah State University, B.S., cum laude, 1998

Clerkship

Chief Magistrate Judge Larry M. Boyle of the U.S. District Court of Idaho


Memberships & Accolades

Bar Admissions

Utah State Bar

Idaho State Bar

Accomplishments

Mountain States Super Lawyers- General Litigation, since 2020

Best Lawyers in America, since 2019

Published the Comment “New Twist to an Old Injustice-Genetic Discrimination and Medical Reform”, Idaho Law Review

Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington & Idaho, Capital Habeas Unit, Moscow, Idaho


Articles & Publications

Articles & Presentations

Moderator, Breakfast Series: Idaho on the Move – Transporation Trends, Idaho Business Review, August 2020