Peter E. Thomas is an attorney in the Boise office of the Idaho law firm, Moffatt Thomas. He focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation; government, regulatory and administrative affairs; real estate and land use; estate planning; tax law; and workers’ compensation. Prior to joining Moffatt Thomas, Peter was a founding partner of a private legal/lobbyist firm where he represented individuals and entities in commercial litigation and administrative proceedings, as well as in matters concerning property rights, contract formation and review, business form drafting, entity formation, and estate planning.
Peter earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Idaho College of Law, and graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with an emphasis in American Government and Political Policy.
Prior to graduating from law school, Peter served as a Limited License Attorney/Intern for the Canyon County Prosecutor’s Office. As an undergrad he served as an Intern for the Idaho Senate, working for the Judiciary and Rules Committee and the Local Government and Taxation Committee during the 2011 legislative session.
During his final year of law school he served as a Limited Licensed Attorney for the University of Idaho College of Law’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. At that position he addressed income tax controversies for low income individuals including litigation of tax cases against the IRS in U.S. Tax Court, and drafted offers in compromise, audit reconsiderations, earned income tax credit, and schedule C business expenses.
About Peter Thomas
During his college years, Peter was a member of a vocal jazz group at Boise State University. Today he continues his interest in music by playing keyboards, bass and guitar in pickup bands with friends.
- J.D., University of Idaho College of Law, 2015
- B.A., Boise State University, Political Science, 2012
Idaho State and Federal Courts
Ratings & Recognitions
- University of Idaho College of Law: Dean’s List, Pro Bono Recognition