Beth Conner

Lenders Beware: Engineers May Have a Superior Priority Lien

By: Chad E. Bernards Idaho’s Supreme Court has recently answered a long-standing question in Idaho regarding the priority of an engineer’s lien under Idaho Code section 45-506.  In Hap Taylor & Sons, Inc. v. Summerwind Partners, LLC, WL 5861063(2014), the Court held that under 45-506, an engineer’s lien relates back to the date the engineer […]

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Employee or Independent Contractor

Most successful small business owners are at some point confronted with the decision whether to hire additional help.  Though the prospect of adding to a company’s human resources can be an exciting step in the growth of a business, it should be accompanied by a number of important considerations.  One of these is whether the […]

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Gabriel Haws Becomes Partner at Stewart Taylor & Morris

Attorney Gabriel (Gabe) M. Haws recently earned partner status at Boise law firm Stewart Taylor & Morris PLLC (ST&M). At ST&M, Mr. Haws specializes in commercial litigation, whistle blower actions (qui tam), employment issues, and construction litigation. He also will continue to expand the firm’s areas of practice to include personal injury and criminal defense. […]

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Chad Bernards Joins Stewart Taylor & Morris Law Firm

Attorney Chad Bernards recently joined Boise law firm Stewart Taylor & Morris PLLC.  Prior to joining ST&M, Mr. Bernards honed his expertise in real estate and commercial and construction litigation at two local area law offices.  At ST&M, his primary focus will continue to be on commercial and construction litigation while he also contributes his […]

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Trademarks Can Snare the Unwary

Marketing people will tell you that a name means everything.  Just ask Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Microsoft or Nike. It is the name that sells the products.  If you think about it, there is probably nothing that they cannot sell.  Nike diapers?  Companies such as these didn’t gain that recognition overnight.  But the fact remains, the company […]

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Premiere Trial Attorney Joins Stewart Taylor & Morris

Boise-based law firm Stewart Taylor & Morris announces that Gabe Haws, a premiere trial attorney, has joined the firm. Mr. Haws’ background is in criminal prosecution, where he has seven years of extensive trial experience, including three-dozen jury trials and multiple court trials. In his previous dual-role as a trial team supervisor and gang unit […]

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