| 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.