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Steven F. Schossberger

Partner
PHONE   208.344.6000
FAX   208.954.5260
EMAIL   sschossberger@hawleytroxell.com
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Steven Schossberger has extensive experience in all phases of civil litigation and arbitration in state and federal trial courts, the Idaho Supreme Court, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has served as lead trial counsel in over 20 trials in Idaho and California state and federal courts. Mr. Schossberger loves being in the court room for his clients. He regularly serves as local counsel to assist out-of-state companies with state and federal court litigation. Mr. Schossberger is nationally certified by Kroll Ontrack in E-Discovery, document retention, and destruction practices. He is also the co-inventor of an issued patent and federally registered trademark.


Recent Litigation Success

2015:

Idaho Supreme Court affirmed the District Court’s decision to award client $3,000,000.00 in damages on summary judgment.

2014:

District Court awarded client $3,000,000.00 in damages on summary judgment (appealed).

2013:

Judge dismissed adverse party’s claim of over $1 million and awarded client significant damages and attorney fees in a California lawsuit and client was granted intellectual property rights to its software.

2012:

State Court Jury awarded client over $250,000 and attorney fees.

Idaho Supreme Court affirmed the District Court’s grant of summary judgment for client.

Federal Court jury awarded client $750,000.

2011:

State Court jury rejected plaintiff’s bad faith claims of over $1,200,000 asserted against the board of directors of a fortune 500 company.

California Federal Court jury rendered verdict for client dismissing claim of $1,500,000.

2010:

State Court jury rendered verdict dismissing claims of over $250,000 and for punitive damages, and court awarded client attorney fees.

Practice Areas

Education

University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1995

USF Law Review, Executive Articles Editor

Publication: Survey of 1993 Nonprofit Case Law, 29 U.S.F. L. Rev. 397 (1995)

Awarded Best Oral Argument, USF School of Law Moot Court Board

Pepperdine University, B.A., 1992, cum laude, Political Science minor in Philosophy

Student Government Class President

Tennis team

Year abroad in Heidelberg, Germany, 1989-1990 (experienced fall of the Berlin Wall)

Community Activities

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise Program graduate, 2000-2002

 


steve-schossberger

Steven F. Schossberger

Partner
PHONE   208.344.6000
FAX   208.954.5260
EMAIL   sschossberger@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Steven Schossberger has extensive experience in all phases of civil litigation and arbitration in state and federal trial courts, the Idaho Supreme Court, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has served as lead trial counsel in over 20 trials in Idaho and California state and federal courts. Mr. Schossberger loves being in the court room for his clients. He regularly serves as local counsel to assist out-of-state companies with state and federal court litigation. Mr. Schossberger is nationally certified by Kroll Ontrack in E-Discovery, document retention, and destruction practices. He is also the co-inventor of an issued patent and federally registered trademark.


Recent Litigation Success

2015:

Idaho Supreme Court affirmed the District Court’s decision to award client $3,000,000.00 in damages on summary judgment.

2014:

District Court awarded client $3,000,000.00 in damages on summary judgment (appealed).

2013:

Judge dismissed adverse party’s claim of over $1 million and awarded client significant damages and attorney fees in a California lawsuit and client was granted intellectual property rights to its software.

2012:

State Court Jury awarded client over $250,000 and attorney fees.

Idaho Supreme Court affirmed the District Court’s grant of summary judgment for client.

Federal Court jury awarded client $750,000.

2011:

State Court jury rejected plaintiff’s bad faith claims of over $1,200,000 asserted against the board of directors of a fortune 500 company.

California Federal Court jury rendered verdict for client dismissing claim of $1,500,000.

2010:

State Court jury rendered verdict dismissing claims of over $250,000 and for punitive damages, and court awarded client attorney fees.

Practice Areas

Education

University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1995

USF Law Review, Executive Articles Editor

Publication: Survey of 1993 Nonprofit Case Law, 29 U.S.F. L. Rev. 397 (1995)

Awarded Best Oral Argument, USF School of Law Moot Court Board

Pepperdine University, B.A., 1992, cum laude, Political Science minor in Philosophy

Student Government Class President

Tennis team

Year abroad in Heidelberg, Germany, 1989-1990 (experienced fall of the Berlin Wall)

Community Activities

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise Program graduate, 2000-2002

 


Memberships & Accolades

Bar Admissions

Idaho State Bar, 1996 (Litigation Section — served on the board and 3 years as an officer)

California State Bar, Litigation Section

Federal Bar Association

American Bar Association

Professional Memberships

American Inns of Court No. 130

Idaho Association of Defense Counsel

International Association of Defense Counsel (prior member)

Accomplishments

Chambers & Partners – Litigation: General Commercial, since 2007 

Idaho Business Review, Accomplished Under 40 Award recipient, 2004

Community Activities

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise Program, 2000-2002