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Partner Christine Nicholas attends American College of Mortgage Attorneys 45th Annual Meeting.

October 11-13, 2018, Evans Keane partner Christine Nicholas, a Fellow in the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, attended ACMA’s 2018 annual meeting, which provided educational programs on blockchain application to real estate finance, retail loan workouts, retail bankruptcy, insurance requirements for pledged real estate, data security, and multi-state portfolio loans, as well as meetings of […]

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Christine E. Nicholas Recognized by Best Lawyers®

Evans Keane LLP is pleased to announce that partner Christine E. Nicholas has been recognized by Best Lawyers® in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Corporate Governance Law.  Please visit http://www.bestlawyers.com for more information concerning Ms. Nicholas’ recognition. Founded in 1981, Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer […]

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Construction Contractors – Are you registered in Idaho? -by Jon T. Simmons-

If you are performing work in Idaho as a construction contractor, you might be tempted to think that registration is a technicality that can be easily remedied if a problem were to arise in the future. Do not fall into that trap. In the Idaho Contractors Registration Act (Idaho Code § 54-5201, et seq.), the […]

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Are tariffs affecting your Idaho business? -by Christine E. Nicholas-

A recent post by the Idaho District Export Council advised that our Idaho businesses will feel the effect of recently announced tariffs and retaliatory tariffs.  “Specifically, for Idaho, $2 million of Idaho’s exports to Canada are subject to a 25% tariff and $105 million worth of goods are subject to 10%.”  The Idaho District Export […]

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Evans Keane Opens McCall Office

Evans Keane LLP is pleased to announce that on June 1, 2018, Brian L. McMahan began maintaining regular office hours at Evans Keane’s newly-opened office in McCall, located at 315 Deinhard Lane (previously the office of Lamm & Co., CPAs).  Brian will be in McCall on Monday and Tuesday of each week from 8:30 a.m. […]

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EU GDPR – Yes, it may apply to you! -by Christine E. Nicholas-

The European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation took effect on May 25, 2018.  If you receive orders from and ship goods to EU residents, you will process personal data of the EU resident to fill the order and this regulation applies to your Idaho business. Under the regulation, “personal data” is “any information relating […]

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Christine E. Nicholas Listed In Chambers USA’s 2018 Attorney Ranking

Evans Keane LLP partner Christine E. Nicholas has been listed in the 2018 edition of the prestigious Chambers USA attorney ranking, in two separate categories: Corporate/Commercial – Idaho Individual Attorney Ranking: “Christine Nicholas regularly advises a broad client base on domestic and international transactions. Peers say she is ‘very thorough’ and ‘very good in real […]

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Award-Winning Real Estate/Finance Attorney, Christine E. Nicholas, Joins Evans Keane LLP

Evans Keane LLP welcomes seasoned business, real estate, and finance attorney, Christine E. Nicholas, to the firm. “We have worked with Christine for many years –  sometimes coordinating in the representation of a shared client and sometimes negotiating with her from across the bargaining table. Christine is a very talented business, real estate, and finance attorney […]

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Jim Hovren Named Honorary Battalion Commander

On February 24, 2018, Jim Hovren was named Honorary Battalion Commander for the 1st Battalion – 183rd Aviation Regiment (Attack Helicopter) of the Idaho Army National Guard.  The purpose of the Honorary Battalion Commander Program is to educate key community leaders about the Idaho Army National Guard’s mission and to foster a partnership with the […]

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Jon T. Simmons Joins Evans Keane As A Partner

Evans Keane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Jon T. Simmons as a partner with our firm.  Jon’s practice emphasizes commercial and complex litigation and is a perfect fit with the firm’s existing litigation practice. Jon received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Idaho State University in 1991, and his J.D. from […]

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