Michael D. Gaffney

  • (208) 523-5171
  • (208) 529-9732

Michael Gaffney is of counsel with the firm. For over 30 years, Mike has been recognized as one of the most accomplished trial and appellate lawyers in Idaho and Western Wyoming.

During the course of his career as a trial lawyer, Mike represented clients in some of the toughest venues in the country, including the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York (Manhattan), the Central District of California (Los Angeles) and the Middle District of Florida (Tampa). He handled virtually every type of lawsuit, from simple evictions to national class actions. Mike is especially proud to have served by appointment as a Special Deputy Attorney General for the State of Idaho for over 20 years, defending the state and state agencies in Eastern Idaho civil rights and tort claims.

Mike grew up in the Dakotas and served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer from 1974 – 1976 in southern Africa. He and his wife Julie are avid golfers, skiers, and dog lovers.

Curriculum Vitae

  • University of Idaho College of Law, JD 1986