Daniel W. Bower

Email: DBower@stm-law.com

Daniel W. Bower is recognized as a leader in the Idaho legal community.  Mr. Bower is an experienced and accomplished trial and appellate attorney having argued twenty-five cases before the Idaho Supreme Court and the Idaho Court of Appeals. His practice focuses on both prosecution and defense in civil litigation, resolution of business disputes, property law and adoption work. Mr. Bower is known for his professionalism, ethics, and legal ability earning an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rating by Martindale­ Hubbell®, the highest recognition in the legal industry.

A former law clerk to Judge Stephen S. Trott of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Mr. Bower worked as a litigator handling complex commercial litigation for Ray Quinney & Nebeker, a highly regarded Salt Lake City law firm. While at that firm, Mr. Bower worked on matters involving some of the world’s largest and most profitable business entities. Immediately prior to joining his current firm, Mr. Bower served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Idaho.  As a founding member of Morris Bower & Haws PLLC, Mr. Bower has been involved in some of the most high profile commercial litigation matters in Idaho. He has represented and continues to represent massive farming entities, regional banking institutions and equipment manufacturing companies.

Mr. Bower graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School, where he served as the research editor of the BYU Law Review and received the Hugh B. Brown Barrister’s Award for excellence in the classroom.  Originally from Caldwell, Idaho, Mr. Bower was a record setting basketball player at Brigham Young University and at Ricks College. Mr. Bower was inducted into the Ricks College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008.  Mr. Bower and his wife, Caroline, also a BYU athlete, were recipients of the prestigious Floyd Johnson Service Award for their community service as  student-athletes.  As a native Idahoan, Mr. Bower continues to be involved in the community he grew up in, having served on the board of directors for the Treasure Valley Reading Foundation and the Nampa Family Shelter Coalition.