Professional Biography
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Richard C. Boardman Partner

  • Boise

    D +1.208.343.3434

    F +1.208.343.3232


    1111 West Jefferson Street, Suite 500

    Boise, ID




Rick Boardman focuses his practice on commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation and construction law. He represents clients on litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels in multiple jurisdictions throughout the country, including state and federal courts.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in Benchmark Litigation’s Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys as a Local Litigation Star in Commercial Litigation; Product Liability and Construction
  • Recipient of the 2010 Perkins Coie Pro Bono Leadership Award
  • Ranked by Chambers USA, as “America’s Leading Commercial Litigation Lawyers," 2005 - present
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2007 - Present: Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell

    (AV®, BV® and CV® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)

Professional Leadership

  • Idaho State Bar Association
  • Idaho Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program/CASA, Guardian ad Litem representation
  • Idaho Pro Bono Commission
  • Idaho Civil Justice Reform Task Force
  • Idaho State Bar Character and Fitness Committee


  • Hon. Stephen Bistline, Supreme Court of Idaho, 1982





Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Idaho

  • State Court of Idaho

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho


  • Idaho State University, B.A., 1978
  • University of Idaho College of Law, J.D., 1982