Michael A. Short


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After graduating magna cum laude from St. John’s University, with a B.A. in Philosophy, Mr. Short received his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2010. During law school, he focused in international and environmental law and earned Certificates in Environmental Law, International Legal Studies, and Civil Law. In addition to his studies, he served as a teaching assistant for summer abroad programs in Vienna and Budapest, and at the University of Akureyri’s Polar Law LLM program in Iceland.

Mr. Short grew up in Boise’s North End, and after beginning his practice of law in New Orleans, he decided to return home. When not working, Mr. Short enjoys playing and refereeing hockey and travelling whenever possible.

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Areas of Practice

  • Natural Resources Law
  • Water Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Employment Law and Litigation


  • Idaho State Bar and Louisiana State Bar
  • Section memberships include: Environmental and Natural Resource (at-large Council Member); Water Law; and Young Lawyers