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John A. Cafferty

Of Counsel
PHONE   208.667.1300
FAX   208.665.6247
EMAIL   jcafferty@hawleytroxell.com
 

John Cafferty, an Idaho native with more than 19 years of legal experience, is a member of the firm’s Municipal Law group.

Before joining the firm he was the Deputy Civil Prosecutor for Kootenai County for 12 years where he advised county elected and appointed officials on a myriad of legal and ethical issues.

Mr. Cafferty serves as City/District attorney and general counsel to a number of North Idaho municipalities and Districts. He has significant knowledge in governmental procurement (both real and personal property, as well as professional and personal services), public works construction, public records requests, open public meetings compliance, election law, land use, risk management and human resources.

Mr. Cafferty has dealt extensively with the Coeur d’Alene Indian Tribe, assisted Kootenai County and many of the cities therein in creating and managing the FTA funded bus system, and has also worked on large scale construction jobs for airports and the Solid Waste Department.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Law Clerk, Honorable R. Barry Wood, Idaho State District Court, 1997.

Significant Representation

  • City of Couer d’Alene
  • City of Hayden
  • City of Post Falls
  • City of Rathdrum
  • Kootenai County
  • Bonner County
  • North Idaho College

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Idaho, J.D., 1997

UNDERGRADUATE: Boise State University, B.A., Political Science, 1993

Community Activities

North Idaho College, professor and guest lecturer


John A. Cafferty

Of Counsel
PHONE   208.667.1300
FAX   208.665.6247
EMAIL   jcafferty@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

John Cafferty, an Idaho native with more than 19 years of legal experience, is a member of the firm’s Municipal Law group.

Before joining the firm he was the Deputy Civil Prosecutor for Kootenai County for 12 years where he advised county elected and appointed officials on a myriad of legal and ethical issues.

Mr. Cafferty serves as City/District attorney and general counsel to a number of North Idaho municipalities and Districts. He has significant knowledge in governmental procurement (both real and personal property, as well as professional and personal services), public works construction, public records requests, open public meetings compliance, election law, land use, risk management and human resources.

Mr. Cafferty has dealt extensively with the Coeur d’Alene Indian Tribe, assisted Kootenai County and many of the cities therein in creating and managing the FTA funded bus system, and has also worked on large scale construction jobs for airports and the Solid Waste Department.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Law Clerk, Honorable R. Barry Wood, Idaho State District Court, 1997.

Significant Representation

  • City of Couer d’Alene
  • City of Hayden
  • City of Post Falls
  • City of Rathdrum
  • Kootenai County
  • Bonner County
  • North Idaho College

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Idaho, J.D., 1997

UNDERGRADUATE: Boise State University, B.A., Political Science, 1993

Community Activities

North Idaho College, professor and guest lecturer


Memberships & Accolades

Memberships

Idaho State Bar

Washington State Bar

Kootenai County Bar

First District Bench Bar Forum

Professional and Ethics Section of the ISB

Government Law Section of the ISB

Association of Idaho Cities

Idaho Municipal Attorney Association