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Craig L. Meadows

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Craig Meadows is a member of the firm’s Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insurance and the Civil and Commercial Litigation groups. He practices in the areas of aviation/aircraft products liability, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, insurance litigation, bad faith litigation, subrogation cases, and commercial litigation in the State and Federal courts of Idaho and surrounding states. He has been admitted pro hac vice in Washington, California, Oregon, and Nevada.

Mr. Meadows served on the Civil Justice Reform Act Committee for the Federal Courts in Idaho. He was a lawyer representative to the 9th Circuit Judicial Conference from Idaho.


Mr. Meadows represents various insurance carriers in the aviation, professional malpractice, medical malpractice, and insurance litigation areas. In addition, Mr. Meadows represents clients in the commercial litigation arena on behalf of clients either as a plaintiff or a defendant.


Idaho State Bar Distinguished Lawyer, 2009

Idaho State Bar Professionalism Award, 2004

Liberty Bell Award – Fourth District Bar Association, 2003

Mountain States Super Lawyer – Civil Litigation Defense, 2022

Lawyers of the Year – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation in Banking & Finance, Litigation in Insurance, Litigation in Labor & Employment, Litigation in Real Estate and Litigation in Securities, since 2014

Best Lawyers in America – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Labor and Employment, and Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Securities, since 1999

Chambers & Partners – Litigation: General Commercial, since 2003

Included in The Top 75 Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2010 & 2011


Numerous presentations on Judicial Independence and Judicial Elections


Law School:

University of Idaho College of Law, J.D., 1966


Colorado State University, B.S., 1963



Idaho Supreme Court

United States Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit


Friends of Idaho Public Television, Board of Directors, since 2014

Friends of Idaho Public Television, President 2021

Idaho Law Foundation, Board of Directors 2010-2020

Idaho Law Foundation, President 2016-2017

Hillcrest Country Club, President 2007

Hillcrest Country Club, Board of Directors 2005-2007

American Bar Association, since 1968

Defense Research Institute, since 1968

Idaho Association of Defense Counsel, since 1968

Idaho State Bar, President, 2001

Idaho State Bar Commissioner, 1998-2001

Idaho State Bar, Committee on Judicial Fairness, Chair

Idaho Pro Bono Commission, since 2010

Federal Bar Association, since 2009

American Inns of Court, since 2007

American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), Fellow

American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), Idaho State Chair 1998

Lawyer Delegate, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, 1990-1993

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