Clements, Brown & McNichols, P.A.

Clements, Brown & McNichols, P.A.

Clements, Brown & McNichols is a Martindale Hubbell "AV" rated law firm based in Lewiston, Idaho.

Firm Overview

The firm has extensive experience defending civil rights, employment discrimination, medical malpractice, personal injury, products liability, professional malpractice, worker's compensation, wrongful discharge and other cases in state and federal court and before administrative agencies. The firm has served as both lead and local counsel in complex litigation involving national and multi-national corporations.

Clements, Brown & McNichols represents many of north central Idaho's largest employers, and provides legal guidance to them in the areas of banking, commercial, corporate, education, employment, health care, insurance and real estate law.

The firm's clients include insurers, corporations, businesses, and governmental entities. The firm also represents individual clients in the areas of business planning and transactions, estate planning, wills, trusts, real estate, and elder law.

Michael E. McNichols (retired), is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and was named the Idaho State Bars' Distinguished Lawyer for 2005.
Main Office
Main Office
321 13th Street
P.O. Box 1510
Lewiston  ID  83501
Phone
  • 208-743-6538
Fax
  • 208-746-0753
Websites
Employment
Clements, Brown & McNichols, P.A. will represent your Employment legal matters.
Areas of Law:
-Civil Trial and Appellate Practice. Banking
-Corporation
-Civil Rights Law
-Education Law
-Health Care Law
-Estate Planning
-Real Estate
-Probate
-Products Liability
-Insurance Defense
-Surety
-Workers Compensation Law and Employment Law.

Robert P. Brown

Attorney in Lewiston, ID

Areas of Law:
-Banks and Banking
-Education Law
-Probate
-Civil Litigation
-Corporate Law
-Health Care
-Estate Planning

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1964, Idaho
-1965, U.S. District Court, District of Idaho

Law School Attended:
University of Idaho
Class of 1964
LL.B.

University Attended:
University of Idaho
Class of 1962
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1940
Hutchinson, Kansas

Associations & Memberships:
American Bar Association
Education
  • University of Idaho
    LL.B. , 1964

Michael E. McNichols (Retired Partner)

Attorney in Lewiston, ID

Recipient, Idaho Distinguished Attorney Award. Director Idaho Law Foundation. Chairman, Client Security Fund. Member - 2 terms, Idaho Judicial Council. Member, University of Idaho College of Law Advisory Committee.

Areas of Law:
-Civil Litigation
-Product Liability
-Labor and Employment
-Professional Malpractice
-Insurance Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1963, Idaho
-1964, U.S. District Court, District of Idaho
-1976, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
-1979, United States Supreme Court

Law School Attended:
University of Idaho
Class of 1963
LL.B.

University Attended:
University of Idaho
Class of 1960
B.A.

Associations & Memberships:
Idaho State Bar (Commissioner, 1979-1980); American Bar Association; Idaho Association of Defense Counsel (President, 1981-1982); International Association of Defense Counsel. Fellow: American College of Trial Lawyers Less

Bar Fellowship:
American Bar Foundation.
Education
  • University of Idaho
    LL.B. , 1963

Bentley G. Stromberg

Attorney in Lewiston, ID
Phi Beta Kappa. Member, National Moot Court Team.

Areas of Law:
-Civil Litigation
-Insurance Defense
-Labor and Employment
-Civil Rights Defense
-Workers Compensation Defense

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1987, Idaho and U.S. District Court, District of Idaho
-1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Law School Attended:
University of Idaho
Class of 1987
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
University of Idaho
Class of 1984
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1961
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Associations & Memberships:
American Bar Association; Idaho Association of Defense Counsel.
Education
  • University of Idaho
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 1987

Eric K. Peterson (Retired Partner)

Attorney in Lewiston, ID

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Retired Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1987, Idaho, Washington, U.S. District Court of Idaho and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (Inactive)
-1988 U.S. District Court of Washington Eastern and Western Districts (Inactive)

Law School Attended:
University of Idaho
Class of 1986
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Idaho
Class of 1979
B.S.
1977, M.S.

University of Minnesota
Class of 1984
Ph.D.
Education
  • University of Idaho
    Juris Doctorate , 1986

Sonyalee R. Nutsch

Attorney in Lewiston, ID

McNichols Inns of Court; Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance Council Member (2005-2007); LHS Mock Trial Team Attorney Advisor (2004-2011); LCSC Mock Trial Team Attorney Advisor (2003-2005); President of the Hells Canyon Bar Association, WA (2007-2008); University of Idaho, College of Law, Practical Skills Course-Adjunct Faculty (2007); University of Idaho, College of Law, Mock Trial Team Attorney Advisor (2009-Current); Idaho Association of Defense Counsel Board Member and DRI

Areas of Law:
-Civil Litigation
-Civil Rights Defense
-Insurance Defense
-Medical Malpractice

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 2000, Idaho
-2000, U.S. District Court, District of Idaho
-2005, Washington
-2009, U.S. District Court, District of Eastern Washington
-2009, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Law School Attended:
University of Idaho College of Law
Class of 2000
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
Lewis-Clark State College
Class of 1997
B.S.J.S.
summa cum laude

Associations & Memberships:
Idaho State Bar Association; American Bar Association; Idaho Law Review; National AMTA Mock Trial; Idaho Prosecuting Attorneys Association, (1999-2003); Hells Canyon Bar Association, WA; McNichols Inns of Court; Idaho Association of Defense Counsel and DRI
Education
  • University of Idaho College of Law
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 2000

Cynthia L. Mosher

Attorney in Lewiston, ID

McNichols Inn of Court; Second Judicial District CASA Board of Directors - Treasurer; Willow Center, Inc. Board of Directors - Vice Chair; Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Penn State, the Dickinson School of Law; Penn State Law Review; and Law Clerk, Justice Jim Jones, Idaho Supreme Court.

Areas of Law:
-Estate Planning
-Corporate Law
-Real Estate
-Labor and Employment
-Insurance Defense
-Probate

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 2008, Idaho
-2010, U.S. District Court, District of Idaho
-2010, Washington

Law School Attended:
Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University
Class of 2008
J.D.
summa cum laude

University Attended:
Lewis and Clark College
Class of 2005
B.S.
summa cum laude

Associations & Memberships:
Idaho State Bar; Idaho Second District and American Bar Associations.
Education
  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University
    Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude , 2008

Joshua D. McKarcher

Attorney in Lewiston, ID

Joshua McKarcher represents clients in civil litigation, business transactions, dispute resolution, and estate planning. Before relocating to his hometown of Clarkston, Washington in 2013, he was an associate at Covington & Burling, LLP in Washington, DC. He briefed and argued successfully for over 100 terminated employees in Matson v. Alarcon, 651 F.3d 404 (4th Cir. 2011), before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He authored the 2008 essay, "Restoring Reason: Reformulating the Swerve Doctrine of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers v. State Farm," 76 George Washington Law Review 1342. Prior to law school, Mr. McKarcher worked for several years as vice president of an executive search and organizational development consulting firm, whose work focused in the retail industry.

Areas of Law:
-Corporate Law
-Civil Litigation
-Estate Planning
-Appellate Practice

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 2008, Virginia
-2008, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
-2009, District of Columbia
-2010, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
-2010, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
-2012, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
-2013, Idaho
-2013, U.S. District and Bankruptcy Court for the District of Idaho

Law School Attended:
The George Washington University Law School
Class of 2008
J.D.
with highest honors, Order of the Coif

University Attended:
Washington State University
Class of 1999
B.A.
summa cum laude

Associations & Memberships:
Idaho State Bar; Virginia State Bar; DC Bar; American Bar Association.

Representative Cases:
Matson v. Alarcon, 651 F.3d 404 (4th Cir. 2011).
Education
  • The George Washington University Law School
    Juris Doctorate, with highest honors, Order of the Coif , 2008
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