John ‘s practice emphasizes civil litigation involving construction contract and defect claims, agricultural tort and contract claims, construction defect and product defect. John is the sole panel counsel in Idaho for the Officers and Directors Liability group of a major carrier in Idaho. He has represented Dow Agro Science, General Motors, DuPont, and insurers like Farmer’s Insurance, Cincinnati Insurance Company, and Idaho Farm Bureau.
Mr. Bailey was one of the trial counsel for Idaho’s longest jury trial which lasted nearly six months regarding claims of chemical contamination. Mr. Bailey is admitted to practice before the Federal Courts of the State of Idaho and before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
LAW SCHOOL: University of Idaho College of Law, J.D., 1980
UNDERGRADUATE: Idaho State University, B.S., Political Science and Economics, 1977
Federal Magistrate Committee, member
Federal Local Rules Committee, member
Southeast Claims Adjusters Association, past President
Sixth District Bar Association, past President
Bench and Bar Liaison Committee, member
Idaho State Bar Board of Commissioners, past member
Idaho State Bar, past President, 2000