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David W. Knotts

Partner
PHONE   208.388.4805
FAX   208.954.5201
EMAIL   dknotts@hawleytroxell.com
 

Dave Knotts is a partner in the firm’s Litigation, Insurance law and Alternative Dispute Resolution practice groups. His practice generally includes insurance defense, personal injury, construction defect, product liability, premises liability, professional liability, employment claims, fire losses, property damage, coverage, and alternative dispute resolution. In addition to handling high exposure litigation, he regularly provides his clients with risk assessment, counseling on lawsuit prevention and advice on early case resolution. He is listed on the mediator panels for the Idaho Supreme Court and the United States District Court for Idaho. His practice extends throughout Idaho and into neighboring jurisdiction. He has argued appeals before the Idaho Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Honorable Stephen Bistline of the Idaho Supreme Court

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Oregon, J.D., 1985
Order of the Coif

GRADUATE: University of North Carolina, M.A., 1982

UNDERGRADUATE: Indiana University, B.A., 1977
summa cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa


David W. Knotts

Partner
PHONE   208.388.4805
FAX   208.954.5201
EMAIL   dknotts@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Dave Knotts is a partner in the firm’s Litigation, Insurance law and Alternative Dispute Resolution practice groups. His practice generally includes insurance defense, personal injury, construction defect, product liability, premises liability, professional liability, employment claims, fire losses, property damage, coverage, and alternative dispute resolution. In addition to handling high exposure litigation, he regularly provides his clients with risk assessment, counseling on lawsuit prevention and advice on early case resolution. He is listed on the mediator panels for the Idaho Supreme Court and the United States District Court for Idaho. His practice extends throughout Idaho and into neighboring jurisdiction. He has argued appeals before the Idaho Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Honorable Stephen Bistline of the Idaho Supreme Court

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Oregon, J.D., 1985
Order of the Coif

GRADUATE: University of North Carolina, M.A., 1982

UNDERGRADUATE: Indiana University, B.A., 1977
summa cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa


Memberships & Accolades

Memberships

International Amusement & Leisure Defense Association

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

Idaho Mediation Association

Defense Research Institute

Idaho Association of Defense Counsel

Idaho State Bar

Accomplishments

Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Construction Law, since 2016, Insurance Law Litigation, since 2011 and Insurance Law, since 2007

Mountain States Super Lawyer

“Top Rated Lawyer” by Martindale-Hubbell and American Lawyer Media

All American or Honorable Mention All American by the USA Triathlon Association since 2005