Kristin Bjorkman is a partner in the firm’s banking, business and real estate practice groups. Her practice involves commercial financing (including real estate, equipment and aircraft), and real estate and business transactions. Ms. Bjorkman’s experience includes documenting loan originations for in-state and multi-state secured and unsecured loans, including all aspects of due diligence, while representing a wide variety of lenders and borrowers. She also has extensive experience in the negotiation and drafting of legal opinions on commercial lending laws for both borrowers and lenders. She also has experience with foreclosures, real property and personal property secured loan workouts, including loan restructures, modifications, and forbearances, and lender-owned property dispositions.
In real estate, Ms. Bjorkman has significant experience with representing sellers, buyers, developers, and educational institutions in connection with the acquisition, disposition, development and leasing of commercial and residential property. She negotiates and drafts purchase and sale contracts, leases and subleases, easements, and restrictive covenants, conditions and easements.
Law Clerk to Judge James C. Morfitt, Third Judicial District, State of Idaho, 2003-2004
Law Clerk Extern to the Honorable Thomas G. Nelson of the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2003
LAW SCHOOL: University of Idaho, J.D., 2003
Willamette University College of Law, 2000-2001
UNDERGRADUATE: Northwest Nazarene University, Business Administration – Finance, B.S., cum laude, 1998
Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Board of Trustees, since 2013
CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Idaho, founding member, since 2011; Membership Committee, since 2011
Urban Land Institute, member since 2014; Advisory Board Member, 2016
Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise, 2011-2013
Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Boise Young Professionals, 2009-2014; Leadership Team, 2010-2011; Membership Team, 2011-2014; membership Team Chair, 2014
Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity, Board of Trustees, 2007-2011; Vice President, 2009-2011; Executive Committee, 2009-2011; Human Resource Committee, 2010-2011