Steven J Wright
Steve Wright's practice emphasizes estate planning and meeting the needs of business owners and employers. His clients include prominent businesses in the areas of media, manufacturing, construction, and professional services. Mr. Wright is experienced in counseling clients, transactional work and litigation. He has represented clients in matters of all sizes, including matters involving multi-million dollar transactions and disputes.
An emphasis of Mr. Wright's practice is helping clients prepare for the possibility of long term care. He offers free presentations addressing this and other issues which can be a threat to proper retirement, end of life, and estate planning.
Mr. Wright has been appointed by the State of Idaho as Special Deputy Attorney General to help single, indigent parents obtain child support from non-custodial parents. Additionally, he served from 2004 to 2010 as chairperson for a panel appointed by the Idaho Board of Medicine to review medical malpractice claims.
Mr. Wright is the former president of the Idaho State Bar's Seventh District Bar Association. He is also a former chairperson for the Idaho State Bar's Labor and Employment Section.
Mr. Wright served as an adjunct professor of Mass Media Law at Brigham Young University - Idaho from 2006 to 2009.
In 1990, he graduated magna cum laude with a J.D. from Brigham Young University's J. Reuben Clark School of Law, and has also received a B.S. in Business Management.
Prior to returning to Idaho in 1996, Mr. Wright practiced in Houston, TX with the international firm of Vinson & Elkins LLP. There his practice emphasized consulting and litigation services for clients including Compaq Computer Corporation, Halliburton Company, The Texas Heart Institute, and The Port of Houston Authority.
Mr. Wright currently serves on the local leadership committee for the Greater Idaho Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association®. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the District 91 Idaho Education Foundation, a foundation devoted to assisting with the education of our children.
From 2001 to 2007, he served on the Board of Directors for the Development Workshop, Inc., a non-profit company devoted to serving the needs of individuals with disabilities. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Idaho Film & Television Institute, a non-profit company created by Dawn Wells (Mary Ann of Gilligan's Island) to assist in the economic development of Idaho by providing mentoring, education, and practical experience to students & artists in the film, music and entertainment industries.
Steve and his wife, Julie, are the proud parents of two daughters and four sons. They are also the proud grandparents of two beautiful granddaughters.
David A. Eisele
Dave Eisele was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. He graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2010 with a degree in Communications, Sociology and Business. In 2013, Dave graduated from the University of Idaho College of Law, during which he served as a part-time pro-bono volunteer for Court Appointed Special Advocates (“CASA”).
Shortly after graduating from law school, Dave worked for Jeffs & Jeffs, P.C., a law firm in Provo, Utah. He then joined Blaser, Oleson & Lloyd, Chartered in Blackfoot, Idaho for nearly two (2) years. In October 2016, Dave joined Wright Law Offices, PLLC as an Associate, where his practice mainly focuses on civil litigation, business and corporate law-related matters.
Dave is married and has two (2) sons. In his spare time he enjoys reading, listening to music, watching sports (especially the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers), playing golf, racquetball, and travelling.
Dave is licensed to practice in Idaho and Utah.
Janna Wright Birch
Janna Wright Birch was born in Provo, Utah but raised most of her life here in Idaho Falls. Janna has worked off and on with our firm as a secretary and paralegal since 2006. She graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in Paralegal Studies. She then chose to follow in the footsteps of her dad and grandpa by attending law school and becoming an attorney. She graduated from University of Idaho College of Law in May 2018 and was sworn in as an attorney in October 2018.
In October 2018, Janna began working as an Associate at Wright Law Offices, PLLC, where most of her practice is focused on estate planning and probate. She is also a deputy prosecuting attorney for Clark County.
Janna's husband is a teacher at Eagle Rock Middle School and they have two beautiful daughters together.
It is important that we let you know about the people we are fortunate enough to work with . . . and who help us to serve you. They come from different backgrounds and are at different stations in life. But it is what they have in common that matters most. Each is a genuinely good and honorable person who cares about helping others and works hard to do his/her job well. That is the bond that makes us a team. We and you have seen the difference between people simply working to earn a paycheck, and those who do what they do -- the way they do it -- because they care about people. These good people care and I am lucky to have them on my team.
Kristi Richardson is the mother of 4 children. She claims her greatest achievement is her 16, soon to be 17, grandchildren. Kristi enjoys camping, hiking, and biking with her husband Randy, their children, and grandchildren. Her favorite day is Sunday because every Sunday she cooks a huge meal for all her family to gather and visit. Kristi received her degree in Paralegal Studies in 2003, and joined the firm of Wright Law Offices, PLLC soon after graduation. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University-Idaho in July 2015. Kristi is trained and qualified to serve as a mediator.
Cathy Hammon is a grateful daughter who is the caregiver for a wonderful father who is a retired firefighter and a WWII vet (Navy). Cathy and her sisters call their father “Pop.” Her sisters and their respective families are generously supportive in helping with Pop. Her father has a fun sense of humor and they all enjoy getting together frequently to celebrate their family events. Cathy loves researching family history and does Italian indexing. She is amazed that she can read Italian. She is a calligrapher and enjoys drawing with pen and ink on occasion.
Marianne Snarr was born and raised in Shelley, Idaho and graduated from Shelley High School. Marianne and her husband Kreg are the parents of two sons and one daughter. They now live in Rigby with their blue heeler, Ace, where Kreg operates an automotive frame straightening shop and Marianne assists him with bookwork whenever she can. They have 10 grandchildren whom they adore and they love having them close so they can spend time together as a family. Marianne enjoys spending time in the mountains, riding the road bike with her husband and she loves to shop! Marianne first worked at this law firm several years ago and she is so excited to be back after returning to live in this area again. She truly enjoys assisting people with their estate planning and is passionate about how important it is due to circumstances she has personally dealt with as well as witnessed.
Dani Kohler and her husband Ryan met while attending Bonneville High School. They call Ammon their home. They are the grateful parents of 3 daughters, 2 sons, a daughter-in-law, a son-in-law, and two beautiful grandchildren. Dani had taught gymnastics in the area for over 25 years and coached Cheer and Track in local schools. She is currently working toward an online degree at BYU-I. Her joy is spending time with her family! In her spare time she travels with her kids jump rope team.
Julie Wright is the bookkeeper for the office. She grew up in Southern California where she lived until she went off to college. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University, and while she studied there she met and married Steve Wright. After college they lived in Houston, Texas for several years before planting their roots in Idaho Falls. Julie enjoys running, though she describes her style as slow and steady and says she will never win any races. Her most favorite things in the world are her husband and her kids. She is the mother of six children, has two fantastic sons-in-law, and is Grandma to two of the cutest little girls ever created.
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