J. Walter Sinclair of Stoel Rives LLP Selected President of Idaho Chapter of ABOTA
Kathleen A. Sebastian, Business Development Manager , (206) 386-7513
Stoel Rives LLP, a full-service U.S. business law firm, is pleased to announce that its partner J. Walter Sinclair
has been selected as the president of the Idaho chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates for 2011. Founded nationally in 1958, ABOTA and its members are dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the 7th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Representing the Idaho chapter, Sinclair attended ABOTA's national leadership conference, held in January 2011 in New Orleans. The conference provides the organization's leadership an opportunity to identify and develop strategies for the growth and effectiveness of the organization.
Sinclair is a partner of the firm and has developed a well-seasoned trial practice with an emphasis on business, corporate and complex litigation matters associated with agricultural product liability, antitrust, class action, complex commercial contract disputes, mass tort, product liability, real estate and securities litigation. Sinclair is a graduate of the University of Idaho Law School (J.D., 1978) and Stanford University (B.A., Economics, 1975). He is admitted to the state bars of Idaho, Washington and Oregon; U.S. District Court for the Districts of Idaho, Washington and Oregon; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
About Stoel Rives LLP: Stoel Rives is a business law firm providing corporate and litigation services to a wide range of clients throughout the United States. The firm has nearly 400 attorneys operating out of 11 offices in seven states. Stoel Rives is a leader in corporate, energy, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, land use and construction, litigation, natural resources, project development and real estate law. The firm has offices in Alaska, California, Idaho, Minnesota, Oregon, Utah and Washington. For more information, visit www.stoel.com.