Walker & Pattinson


Walker & Pattinson was founded in 1954 under the original firm name of Felton & Bielenberg. For over fifty years, the law firm has served the needs of its clients throughout Northern Idaho and Eastern Washington. In 1986, the law firm was incorporated under the name of John W. Walker, P.A. and currently does business as Walker & Pattinson, a nonpartnership.

Our Philosophy and Goal

Our philosophy and goal is to provide quality, reliability, and confidentiality. Over the years, our law firm and members have been recognized for their outstanding professional and ethical standards resulting in a long tradition of legal excellence. Our firm believes in a team

approach by working in concert with other professionals, such as accountants, economists, tax specialists, doctors and engineers, as is appropriate given the unique nature of each case and our client's needs.

Reported Appellate Cases

Over the years, Walker & Pattinson has been involved in several notable cases, including the following reported appeals:

United States v. Antelope, 430 US 641, 51 L.Ed.2d 701, 97 S.Ct. 1395 (1977); State v. Deccio, 136 Idaho 442, 34 P.3d 1125 (2001); Appeal of Evangelical Luth. G. Sam Soc., 119 Idaho 126, 804 P.2d 299 (1990); Butters v. Hauser, 125 Idaho 79, 867 P.2d 953 (1993); Thompson v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co., 108 Idaho 802, 702 P.2d 840 (1985); Wheeler v. McIntyre, 100 Idaho 286, 596 P.2d 798 (1979); Hunt Bros. Const. Inc. v. Wolcott, 99 Idaho 241, 580 P.2d 418 (1978); Sangster v. Spangler, 97 Idaho 186, 541 P.2d 610 (1975); and, Estes v. City of Moscow, 96 Idaho 922, 539 P.2d 275 (1975).

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