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♦ Alan Gardner ♦ ♦ Michael G. McPeek ♦ ♦ David M. Farney ♦

ALAN R. GARDNER
agardner@gardnerlaw.net
Licensed in Idaho

Areas of Practice:
    • Workers' Compensation
    • General Liability Defense
    • Employment Law

Education:
     • University of Kansas –           B.S. in Business Administration
     • University of Kansas           Law School –             Jurisdoctorate

A.V. Rating:
     • Martindale-Hubbell.

Languages:
     • English
     • Spanish

Professional Experience

Mr. Gardner has been engaged in the workers’ compensation arena representing employers and insurance carriers in the defense of workers’ compensation claims since 1971.

He was Assistant Professor Business Law, University of Kansas Business School; Corporate Counsel, Dial Financial Corporation, Des Moines, Iowa; Deputy Commissioner, Iowa Industrial Commission, Des Moines, Iowa; Partner in the Law Firm of Imhoff & Lynch, Boise, Idaho; Partner in the Law Firm of Givens, Pursley, Webb & Huntley, Boise, Idaho; Partner in the Law Firm of Bowen, Brassey, Gardner, Wetherell & Crawford, Boise, Idaho; Partner in the Law Firm of Bown, Gardner & Bailey, Boise, Idaho. He is the owner of Gardner Law Office 2000-present.

Mr. Gardner has been involved with the Idaho Association of Commerce & Industry (IACI), the governmental affairs organization for business in Idaho. He served on the Idaho Industrial Commission Advisory Committee for two terms in the early 2000’s.

Mr. Gardner is a Fellow of the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers and is a member of the Board of Governors of CWCL 2013-2014. He is on the Advisory Council of the Idaho Concordia University Law School. The firm is a member of the National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network (NWCDN).

He is an enthusiastic bicyclist and sings in the Boise Philharmonic Master Chorale. He enjoys traveling with his wife Julie, and spending time with his grandchildren Charles and Charlotte Rose.


♦ Alan Gardner ♦ ♦ Michael G. McPeek ♦ ♦ David M. Farney ♦

MICHAEL G. MCPEEK
mmcpeek@gardnerlaw.net

Areas of Practice:
    • Workers' Compensation
    • General Liability Defense
    • Employment Law

Education:
    • Idaho State University –           B.A. Government
    • University of Utah           College of Law –             Jurisdoctorate

A. V. Rating:
    • Martindale-Hubbell

Languages:
     • English
     • Spanish

Professional Experience:

Mr. McPeek has twenty-three years of experience as defense counsel in workers’ compensation cases. During his years with Moffatt, Thomas, Barrett, Rock & Fields, Chtd., he established himself as one of Idaho’s leading workers’ compensation attorneys.

Mr. McPeek served nine years as a deputy attorney general in the Office of the Attorney General of Idaho. He also served as general counsel to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Department of Education from 2008-2012. Mike represented state officials and state agencies in civil litigation in state and federal courts, including tort, civil rights, constitutional claims, and construction claims.

He represented the Attorney General in his oversight role regarding charitable foundations and non-profit corporations in connection with legal issues arising from the University of Idaho’s and University of Idaho Foundation’s University Place real estate project and multi-million dollar losses sustained by the University and the Foundation on the project.

Mr. McPeek is an enthusiastic runner, an avid reader, loves traveling with his wife Susan, and enjoys being a grandparent.


♦ Alan Gardner ♦ ♦ Michael G. McPeek ♦ ♦ David M. Farney ♦

David M. Farney
dfarney@gardnerlaw.net

Areas of Practice:
     • Workers' Compensation
     • General Liability Defense
     • Employment Law

Education:
     • Washburn University –         Bachelor of Arts
     • University of Idaho College         of Law – Juris Doctorate

Languages:
     • English

Professional Experience

      Since his admission to the Idaho State Bar in2012, Mr. Farney has spent the majority of his legal career litigating worker’s compensation cases. Before joining the Gardner Law Office, Mr. Farney was a member of the firm, Owen and Farney, where he represented individuals in worker’s compensation and personal injury cases. Mr. Farney also served as a Deputy Attorney General where he was assigned to represent and advise the Idaho Department of Insurance.

While attending the University of Idaho College of Law, Mr. Farney was selected to be a summer law clerk for Ada County District Judges Michael McLaughlin and Kathryn Sticklen. Mr. Farney later mentored first-year law students as a teaching assistant for the Legal Research and Writing course.

In his spare time, Mr. Farney enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife, Robyn, andtheir two daughters, Lyla and Molly.



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