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Joseph N. Pirtle
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Idaho Attorney
Joseph N. Pirtle

Phone: 208.343.5454


Languages: English

Mr. Pirtle joined Elam & Burke in August 2005. His practice emphasizes civil litigation, with a focus on commercial and business litigation, and insurance defense. He also has significant experience in business entity formations and transactions. In addition, Mr. Pirtle performs pro bono representation of court appointed guardians ad litem for abused and neglected children through the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program.

After graduation from law school, Mr. Pirtle served as a law clerk for the late John C. Hohnhorst, District Judge, Fifth Judicial District of Idaho.

Mr. Pirtle was born and raised in Boise. He and his wife Melissa have two sons.


University of Idaho, J.D.; University of Idaho, B.S. Business Finance.


Idaho state and federal courts; Oregon state courts; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Idaho State Bar (Litigation Section – Past Chairperson and Governing Council Member); Idaho Academy of Leadership for Lawyers – Inaugural Class Member; Idaho Lawyer Assistance Program committee member; Boise Adjusters Association; Idaho Association of Defense Counsel; Oregon State Bar (Litigation Section); Oregon Association of Defense Counsel; Martindale Hubbell Rating: BV® Distinguished.

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Elam & Burke

251 East Front Street
Suite 300
Boise, ID 83702
United States

Law Firm Contact: James A. Ford

Tel: 208.343.5454

Fax: 208.384.5844



Member Since: 2017

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