Boise, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, July 29, 2016Moffatt Thomas attorney Julian E. Gabiola was  recognized for his extraordinary professional, community and civic accomplishments at the 2016 Southeast Idaho Professional of the Year Award event held at Idaho State University’s Stephens Performing Arts Center on July 28, 2016.  The event’s keynote address was given by author and motivational speaker, Cameron Taylor.

The Southeast Idaho Professional of the Year award program, 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.

Julian Gabiola Julian E Gabiolais a shareholder in the Pocatello office of Moffatt Thomas and has been with the firm for 17 years.  He enjoys the relationships he develops with his clients and strives to make a difference in each of his client’s lives, both on a professional and personal basis.

Mr. Gabiola is a defense litigator who specializes in medical malpractice, physician licensing, and other health care law issues with physicians and hospitals as clients, as well as personal injury claims.  He also represents clients with issues involving professional malpractice, insurance defense, employment and commercial litigation.

In addition to his professional activities, he gives back to his community with volunteer service. He has served on the Holy Spirit Catholic Community’s Parish Council and on the Board of Trustees for the Marshall Public Library. He volunteers time and legal expertise to CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), and he has been recognized as the 2012 CASA Attorney of the Year.  He enjoys helping CASA with legal matters to ensure that children who find themselves in difficult situations are cared for and protected.



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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