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Marvin Smith

Partner
PHONE   208.529.3005
FAX   208.529.3065
EMAIL   mmsmith@hawleytroxell.com
 

Marvin M. Smith is a partner and practices primarily in the areas of hospital law, medical malpractice, insurance law, general litigation, mediations and arbitrations. He is an experienced mediator and arbitrator, having mediated thousands of matters over the years. Mr. Smith mediates all types of civil matters, and has on occasion mediated criminal matters. Mr. Smith has served both as sole arbitrator and as a member of an arbitration panel in arbitration proceedings. He has over thirty (30) years of legal experience, including service as a state magistrate judge and state district judge.

He served as District Judge, Seventh District, State of Idaho, (1991-1996) and served as Magistrate Judge, Seventh District, State of Idaho (1988-1991)

Marvin is a former president and secretary of the Seventh District Bar Association. He chaired the committee for the new Bonneville County jail facility. He served as a board member for the Bonneville County Museum. He was a bencher and founder of Inns of Court (Eagle Rock).

Education

LAW SCHOOL: Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1977

UNDERGRADUATE: Utah State University, magna cum laude


Marvin Smith

Partner
PHONE   208.529.3005
FAX   208.529.3065
EMAIL   mmsmith@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Marvin M. Smith is a partner and practices primarily in the areas of hospital law, medical malpractice, insurance law, general litigation, mediations and arbitrations. He is an experienced mediator and arbitrator, having mediated thousands of matters over the years. Mr. Smith mediates all types of civil matters, and has on occasion mediated criminal matters. Mr. Smith has served both as sole arbitrator and as a member of an arbitration panel in arbitration proceedings. He has over thirty (30) years of legal experience, including service as a state magistrate judge and state district judge.

He served as District Judge, Seventh District, State of Idaho, (1991-1996) and served as Magistrate Judge, Seventh District, State of Idaho (1988-1991)

Marvin is a former president and secretary of the Seventh District Bar Association. He chaired the committee for the new Bonneville County jail facility. He served as a board member for the Bonneville County Museum. He was a bencher and founder of Inns of Court (Eagle Rock).

Education

LAW SCHOOL: Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1977

UNDERGRADUATE: Utah State University, magna cum laude


Memberships & Accolades

Memberships

Idaho State Bar

Utah State Bar

National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

Accomplishments

Member of the Phi Kappa Phi and a recipient of the “A” pin

AV® Preeminent Rating 5


Articles & Publications

Articles

Co-author, Moving Towards a Workable Definition of ‘Community’ After Bybee v. Gorman, The Advocate, Jan 2016.