Boise, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, July 23, 2015Moffatt Thomas attorney David P. Gardner was honored for his extraordinary professional, community and civic accomplishments as a 2015 Southeast Idaho Professional of the Year.  The inaugural award event took place at a dinner gala held at Idaho State University’s Stephens Performing Arts Center.  The event’s keynote address was given by Frank VanderSloot, founder of Melaleuca, Inc.

SEI Professional of the Year 2015The Southeast Idaho Professional of the Year award, presented by the Idaho State Business Journal, recognizes the qualities of experience, dedication, hard work, skill, tenacity, excellence and compassion. The award is dedicated to those individuals whose leadership, both professional and in the community, has had a positive impact on Idaho.

gardner_david_WebDavid P. Gardner is the managing partner of the firm’s Pocatello office.  He is an experienced trial lawyer who has litigated a broad range of cases in both state and federal courts in Idaho, Wyoming, and Utah.  His trial experience in front of several state and federal judges and his hearing experience before the Idaho Industrial Commission, Boards of County Commissioners, and other administrative bodies qualify him for a broad range of problem solving through the litigation process.  He is an active member of the Idaho State Bar – Worker’s Compensation Section (past Chair), Sixth District Bar Association (past President) , DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar (Idaho State Representative), CLM Alliance – Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (member and past State Chair), Portneuf American Inn of Court, and Access to Justice Leadership Committee, Idaho State Bar.  Mr. Gardner has been the recipient of many professional recognitions including the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell  AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Super Lawyers, Idaho State Bar Professionalism Award 2013, and the Idaho State Bar Denise O’Donnell Day Pro Bono Award 2011.

Moffatt Thomas has been providing legal services to the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West since 1954.  The firm serves clients in the full-spectrum of business, litigation, and regulatory areas.  With Idaho offices in Boise, Idaho Falls and Pocatello, the firm is strategically situated for direct contact with the governor’s office, the legislature, federal and state administrative agencies, area businesses, and national and international corporations engaged in business throughout the region. Since its inception over 50 years ago, its current and former lawyers have achieved the highest leadership positions in national, state and local legal and civic organizations.

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