Tributes to Our Former Leaders

Willis Moffatt founded our law firm in 1931.  Gene Thomas joined the firm in 1956.  Willis and Gene created a legacy of leadership in the Idaho legal and civic community.  Our law firm, which bears their names, continues that legacy.

The following are tributes given to our former leaders by their colleagues.



Eugene “Gene” Thomas

Gene Thomas passed away on September 13, 2010.  Following his death, Tim Hopkins of the Idaho Falls law firm Hopkins Roden gave the following tribute to Gene before the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association.

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John “Jack” Barrett

Jack Barrett passed away on June 28, 2011.  Following his death, Janet Yerrington, Jack’s long-time assistant, gave this tribute to Jack.

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Richard “Dick” Fields

Dick Fields passed away on April 23, 2014.  Following his death, Jim Martin, the then-President of our firm, gave the following tribute to Dick.

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