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David E. Comstock

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It can be said that David “Dave” Comstock has been and continues to be one of the finest personal injury and wrongful death trial attorneys in the state of Idaho. He is recognized by fellow trial lawyers and his many clients over the years as a leading Boise, Idaho trial lawyer. This recognition includes being named Idaho Trial Lawyer of Year in 2013.

A top attorney for serious and lethal injury cases caused by the neglect of others, Dave was nominated for and admitted as a Fellow into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Academy membership is limited to 500 Fellows within the United States and is based upon demonstrated superior skill and recognized skill in trial and appellate practice as well as excellent character and absolute integrity.

Born in San Francisco while his dad attended medical school, Dave was raised in Pocatello, Idaho (Poky High 1972) and attended the University of Idaho on football and baseball scholarships graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance in 1976. He obtained his law degree from Gonzaga School of Law in 1979 and returned to Idaho that year to begin his practice of law.

For nearly 40 years Dave has devoted his practice to helping individuals and families whose lives have been terribly altered by the negligence and gross neglect of others. He has served as lead counsel on medical malpractice, airplane crash, dangerous product, insurance bad faith, injured baby, truck and car crash cases in addition to other types of claims where life altering permanent injury or death has tragically occurred. Many of these cases resulting in seven figure awards.

In addition to the Academy, Dave is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, Advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates, past president of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, member of the Idaho and American Bar Associations, and a longstanding member of the American Association for Justice.

For many years Dave has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and Mountain States Super Lawyers publications as one of the best in his field of practice.

Dave and his wife, Anne, have a blended family that includes five children and seven grandchildren. When not enjoying his family you can find Dave skiing, mountain biking, hiking, rafting, playing tennis and golf or just sitting on a beach reading a “trashy” novel.