Merlyn W. Clark, Esq. now performs mediation and arbitration services, in addition to his primary activities in the area of civil litigation, in his capacity as partner in the Boise office of Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley LLP

Merlyn Clark is a senior litigator, an experienced arbitrator, and certified professional mediator. He focuses his practice on complex civil litigation involving real property, contract and commercial law, business entities, and employment law. Mr. Clark is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and is listed in the business litigation section of The Best Lawyers in America. He has argued more than 25 cases to the Idaho Supreme Court. Mr. Clark's practice includes alternative dispute resolution as an advocate for clients and as an arbitrator and mediator. He is a member of the Panel of Commercial Arbitrators and Mediators and the Panel of Employment Arbitrators and Mediators of the American Arbitration Association. He is also on the roster of mediators for the United States District Court of Idaho and the Idaho state courts.

University of Idaho (J.D., 1964). Recipient, Award of Legal Merit, University of Idaho Law School, 1988.

American Bar Association; Idaho State Bar, Chair Litigation Section, 2005.

Publications/Professional Activities
Member, Idaho Law Review 1963-1964. Author: "Water Pollution Law in Idaho," 1 Idaho Law Review 1, 1964; "Idaho Rules of Evidence: Their Effect on Idaho Law," 22 Idaho Law Review 1, 1985; "Wetlands: Compensation for 'Taking' by Denial of the Section 404 Permit," 28 Idaho Law Review, 1993. Prosecutor, Nez Perce County, 1974-1976. Member, Supreme Court Civil Rules Advisory Committee, 1975-1987. Supreme Court Evidence Rules Committee, 1986-1992. Director, 1980-1988 and President, 1984-1986, Idaho Law Foundation. Commissioner, 1977-1979 and Chairman, Evidence Committee, 1980-1985, Idaho State Bar. Certified Professional Mediator, Commercial Panel and Employment Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators, American Arbitration Association. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. Fellow, the American Bar Foundation. Master of the Bench, The American Inns of Court Foundation.

Hawley, Troxell, Ennis, Hawley LLP
Boise Office, 877 Main Street, Boise, ID


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