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This firm was founded by three partners who collectively have more than one hundred years of experience representing irrigation districts, canal companies, farmers, ranchers and other industries in environmental, construction, hydropower, mining, and land use practices law, including state and federal legislation and regulation. Our lawyers seek to reach reasonable resolution of disputes wherever possible, but when that cannot be accomplished our office has substantial experience in the courtroom and will litigate those matters that cannot be otherwise resolved. We have also assisted clients in the process of revising or proposing new legislation before the Idaho legislature, working closely with the Idaho Water Users Association, other trade groups, and lobbying firms. Please contact us at either of our office locations to discuss how our practice may be of assistance to you.

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Sarah Higer

Welcome to Sarah Higer

BARKER ROSHOLT & SIMPSON LLP is pleased to welcome Sarah Higer back to the firm. She worked for the firm from 2009 to 2014. Since then she spent the last few years working as in-house natural resource counsel for a major Idaho company. She brings back to the firm a wealth of knowledge and experience in water rights and natural resource issues affecting Idaho landowners and water users, including the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, water rights and the Federal Power Act.

John Rosholt

Celebrating John Allen Rosholt

With deepest sadness, the firm regrets to announce that our friend, senior partner, mentor and incomparable water lawyer, John Rosholt, passed away peacefully at his home on November 5, 2019. He was 81. His knowledge, counsel, insight and commitment to Idaho’s water community will be greatly missed.

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Barker Rosholt & Simpson LLP is a proud member of the Environmental Law Network (ELN), the first environmental law firm network that makes local environmental legal representation available nationwide. ELN has a network of more than 250 environmental attorneys who share ideas, information, experiences and contacts to increase the value of legal representation for the respective clients. For more information concerning ELN visit elnonline.com.

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