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William K. Fletcher

Associate
LOCATION   Boise Office
PHONE   208.388.4821
FAX   208.954.5224
EMAIL   wfletcher@hawleytroxell.com
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William Fletcher

Will brings more than a decade of experience to his civil litigation practice, where he focuses on the defense of matters ranging from simple personal injury claims to complex commercial litigation and professional malpractice claims. He has argued before the Idaho Supreme Court and has handled appellate work before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Will also regularly advises insurance carriers on matters of insurance coverage, and represents carriers in insurance coverage litigation. He further advises the firm’s business clients on a variety of insurance and risk management issues. Most of all, Will enjoys solving problems on behalf of his clients, and looks forward to crafting creative solutions to address each client’s specific needs.

Before joining Hawley Troxell, Will was a deputy prosecuting attorney where he gained trial experience in 20 jury trials. He also has represented the criminally accused in both state and federal court. Will regularly puts his criminal law experience to work helping clients navigate the many criminal legal issues that often intersect with civil litigation.

Prior to entering college, Will was a petty officer in the United States Navy where he served aboard the aircraft carrier the U.S.S. John C. Stennis (CVN-74). In his spare time he can be found teaching his three daughters to ski at Idaho’s excellent ski resorts, or mountain biking and seeing live music with his wife, Taylor, who also is an attorney.


Practice Areas

Significant Representation

Griffin v. Jump Time Meridian, LLC, 161 Idaho 913, 393 P.3d 573 (2017): Idaho Supreme Court affirmed grant of summary judgment for the defense in a $900,000 personal injury action where Plaintiff had failed to present admissible evidence of breach duty and causation.

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Idaho, J.D. , 2008

Lead Articles Editor, Idaho Law Review

Legal Research and Writing Teaching Assistant

UNDERGRADUATE: Northern Arizona University, B.S., cum laude, 2004

Clerkship

Honorable Robert Elgee, Fifth Judicial District, 2008-2009

Community Activities

Idaho Legal History Society, Treasurer, 2016-present

Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program, Veterans Legal Clinic, 2016


William Fletcher

William K. Fletcher

Associate
PHONE   208.388.4821
FAX   208.954.5224
EMAIL   wfletcher@hawleytroxell.com
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Biography

Will brings more than a decade of experience to his civil litigation practice, where he focuses on the defense of matters ranging from simple personal injury claims to complex commercial litigation and professional malpractice claims. He has argued before the Idaho Supreme Court and has handled appellate work before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Will also regularly advises insurance carriers on matters of insurance coverage, and represents carriers in insurance coverage litigation. He further advises the firm’s business clients on a variety of insurance and risk management issues. Most of all, Will enjoys solving problems on behalf of his clients, and looks forward to crafting creative solutions to address each client’s specific needs.

Before joining Hawley Troxell, Will was a deputy prosecuting attorney where he gained trial experience in 20 jury trials. He also has represented the criminally accused in both state and federal court. Will regularly puts his criminal law experience to work helping clients navigate the many criminal legal issues that often intersect with civil litigation.

Prior to entering college, Will was a petty officer in the United States Navy where he served aboard the aircraft carrier the U.S.S. John C. Stennis (CVN-74). In his spare time he can be found teaching his three daughters to ski at Idaho’s excellent ski resorts, or mountain biking and seeing live music with his wife, Taylor, who also is an attorney.


Practice Areas

Significant Representation

Griffin v. Jump Time Meridian, LLC, 161 Idaho 913, 393 P.3d 573 (2017): Idaho Supreme Court affirmed grant of summary judgment for the defense in a $900,000 personal injury action where Plaintiff had failed to present admissible evidence of breach duty and causation.

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Idaho, J.D. , 2008

Lead Articles Editor, Idaho Law Review

Legal Research and Writing Teaching Assistant

UNDERGRADUATE: Northern Arizona University, B.S., cum laude, 2004

Clerkship

Honorable Robert Elgee, Fifth Judicial District, 2008-2009

Community Activities

Idaho Legal History Society, Treasurer, 2016-present

Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program, Veterans Legal Clinic, 2016


Memberships & Accolades

Memberships

Idaho State Bar and U.S. District Court of Idaho

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Idaho Academy of Leadership For Lawyers 2015-2016 Class

American Inns of Court, # 130 (past member)

Idaho State Bar Litigation Section

Idaho Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)

DRI—The Voice of the Defense Bar

Accomplishments

Idaho Business Review, Accomplished Under 40, 2018

Idaho Business Review, Leaders in Law – Up & Coming Lawyer, 2017

The Advocate, 2016—2017 Award for Best Article, When Justice So Requires: The New I.C. § 12-121 Attorney Fee Standard (Jan. 2017)


Articles & Publications

Articles & Publications

The Battle at Home: The IWW and Criminal Syndicalism Prosecutions in Idaho During WWI and Beyond, The Advocate, Volume 61, No. 11/2 (Nov./Dec. 2018)

The Life and Times of Senator James Pinckney Pope of Idaho, The Advocate, Volume 59, No. 11/12 (Nov./Dec. 2016)

Idaho Case Law Update to Insurance Claims Professionals, Presentations to Boise Claims Professionals (November 2017 and December 2018)

Insurance Law for Real Property Practitioners, Presentations to the Idaho State Bar Real Property Section (November 2017)

Legal Issues on Insurance Contracts, Presentation to the Boise-Meridian Association of In-House Counsel (July 2017)

Idaho Attorney Fee Provisions: A Primer for Claims Professionals, Presentation to Kemper Insurance (April 2017)

Changes to Standard for Attorney Fee Awards Under I.C. § 12-121, Presentation to American Inns of Court # 130 (November 2016).

Easterling v. Kendall and the Implications for Expert Witness Disclosures, The Dynamics of Civil Defense (Official Newsletter of the Idaho Association of Defense Counsel) (Summer 2016)

Biography of Jess Hawley, Idaho Attorney, Presentation to the American Inns of Court # 130 (December 2015)