Brian L. McMahan

Brian L. McMahan

Professional Status:

Of Counsel Attorney practicing at Evans Keane LLP; concentrating in real estate law, water rights, business law, and wills/trusts/estates/probate/wealth transfer.

Educational Background:

Graduated magna cum laude in 1981 from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management (dual concentrations in Finance and Financial Planning). Obtained Juris Doctor Degree from Brigham Young University in 1986.

Clerkship:

Idaho Supreme Court, Honorable Chief Justice Robert E. Bakes (1987-1989).

Professional Affiliations and Bar Memberships:

Member of the Idaho State Bar (Member of Water Law Section, Real Property Section, and Estates/Trusts/Taxation Section); Member of Utah State Bar; Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Districts of Idaho and Utah, and all courts of the States of Idaho and Utah.

Reported Cases:

Floyd v. Bonneville County, 131 Idaho 234, 953 P.2d 984 (1998); Floyd v. Bonneville County, 137 Idaho 718, 52 P.3d 863 (2002); Farrell v. Lemhi County, 138 Idaho 378, 64 P.3d 304 (2002); and City of McCall v. Seubert, 142 Idaho 580, 130 P.3d 1118 (2006). Served as lead counsel in numerous business and real property/water rights transactions, purchases and sales. Substantial practice in wills/trusts/estates/probate/wealth transfer. Practice also includes formation and governance of business entities, such as corporations, partnerships, LLCs and LLPs.

Biography:

Judicial clerkship at Idaho Supreme Court, Hon. Chief Justice Robert E. Bakes, 1987-1989. Lecturer and instructor on various aspects of real estate law, water rights, business law, and wills/trusts/estates/probate/wealth transfer.

Volunteer Board Membership:

Former Board Member, McCall Memorial Hospital Foundation, 1996-2001; Board Member, Adams County Historical Society, 2001-2014; Various volunteer work for Frank Church Wilderness Area, Idaho Department of Fish & Game, Boise Bicycle Project, and Idaho Department of Parks & Recreation.