Walter Bithell – Boise Personal Injury Lawyer

Walter Bithell

Bithell Law PLLC

(208) 336-4440

199 N Capitol Blvd
Suite 500
Boise , ID 83702

Monday to Friday 8:30AM–5:00PM

Saturday – Sunday Closed

Walter Bithell

Bithell Law PLLC


Firm Summary

For more than 40 years Walt has been helping clients recover damages as a result of the wrongful acts of others. Walt knows how to navigate the complexities of litigation. He represents clients seeking recoveries for business and commercial damages, personal injury damages, construction damages, crop damages, product liability damages, professional liability damages and general litigation damages.

Walt was a Senior Partner and Lead Litigation Attorney with Holland & Hart for over 30 years before he established Bithell Law PLLC. Walt’s prior experience includes partnerships at Holland & Hart and Langroise, Sullivan & Smylie as well as Assistant Attorney General for the State of Idaho where he served as general counsel for the Idaho State Department of Insurance and the Idaho State Tax Commission. He has published and lectured extensively on trial-related subjects. He is a trained mediator and is on the approved list of mediators for both the Idaho Supreme Court and the Idaho Federal Court. He has participated in numerous mediations.

Mr. Bithell is admitted to practice in the following courts: Idaho Supreme Court (1968), United States District Court, District of Idaho (1968), United States Court of Federal Claims (1991) United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (1992), and the United States Supreme Court (1995).

Peer Recognition

Walter H. Bithell Professionalism Award. In 2010 the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA ) instituted an annual award called The Walter H. Bithell Professionalism Award. ITLA describes the award in the following words: “The Professionalism Award, named after highly esteemed Idaho plaintiff’s lawyer Walter H. Bithell, of Boise, recognizes commitment to integrity, excellence and professionalism as a lawyer for all clients, colleagues, judges and staff with whom he/she comes in contact with in the representation of Idaho citizens.”

The award is given to an Idaho lawyer at the annual meeting of the ITLA. The inscription on the award reads: “in recognition of outstanding professionalism in the practice of law – for his (her) integrity, fairness, love for the law, and the exemplary courtesy he steadfastly extends to all – clients, colleagues, judges and staff.”