Daniel W. Bower

Email: DBower@stm-law.com

Daniel W. Bower is recognized as a leading young lawyer and rising star in the profession, having already 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.  Mr. Bower is also 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 Stewart Taylor & Morris, Mr. Bower served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Idaho.  As a founding member of Stewart Taylor & Morris, 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.  A native 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.  He is currently serving on the board of the Ore-Idaho Council of the Boy Scouts of America.