John H. George

John H. George

Partner
Location:
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Phone:
208-665-5778
Fax:
208-676-1683
Email:

John H. George graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona in Tucson in 1990, receiving his degree in History with minors in both Philosophy and Humanities. John earned his Juris Doctor in from Arizona State University College of Law in Tempe in 1995.

After law school, John became a Case Manager for the Southwest Key Program in Arizona assisting in family reunification of juveniles going through the immigration process. In 1997, he joined the Kootenai County Public Defender's Office in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, where he provided criminal defense services to those unable to afford legal representation. After leaving the Public Defender's office several years later, John entered private practice and began providing Family Law, Civil Litigation and Criminal defense representation to his many clients. In 2006, John became a managing partner and now oversees the practice of Family Law matters for the firm. He has also become a highly respected Idaho Supreme Court approved Family Law Mediator in the North Idaho legal community. In addition to his many responsibilities, John also acts as a court appointed attorney for children in custody cases. John is a member of the Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association. From 1997 through 2000 he was a Lecturer for the Alcohol Information and Traffic Safety School at Aspen Behavioral Counseling Center in Post Falls, Idaho.

John is also currently a member in good standing with the Idaho State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Idaho, 1996

Education

  • Arizona State University, College of Law, Tempe, Arizona
    • J.D. - 1995
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1990
    • Honors: Outstanding College Students of America, Member Elect
    • Honors: Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society
    • Honors: Golden Key National Honor Society
    • Major: History
    • Minor: Philosophy, Humanities

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Idaho Supreme Court Roster of Approved Civil and Family Law Mediators
  • Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association
  • Idaho State Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Southwest Key Program in Arizona, Case Manager
  • Kootenai County Public Defender’s Office in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, 1997

Pro Bono Activities

  • Lectured at Alcohol Information and Traffic Safety School at Aspen Behavioral Counseling, Post Falls, ID, 1997 - 2000
  • Court Appointed Attorney for Minor Children in Child Custody Cases

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity