Elizabeth D. Sonnichsen

Attorney

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Elizabeth Sonnichsen is an associate attorney with the firm and has a litigation
practice in Idaho and California. Her litigation experience includes insurance,
medical malpractice defense, professional liability defense, construction
defect, products liability, property damage, consumer protection, and
transportation defense.  Elizabeth is a member of the Idaho and California
State Bars.

Elizabeth grew up in Boise, Idaho.  She received her B.A. degrees, cum laude, in History and Philosophy from The College of Idaho in 2011. Elizabeth then attended the University of Idaho College of Law in Moscow and Boise,  Idaho.  While in law school, Elizabeth was a member of the D. Craig Lewis Trial Team and was president of the Women’s Law Caucus.

After graduating law school, Elizabeth clerked for the Honorable George Southworth in Idaho’s Third Judicial District, served as a deputy prosecuting attorney in Ada County, where she conducted twenty trials, and then worked in San Francisco in consumer protection law.

Elizabeth is a member of Idaho Women Lawyers, Idaho Association of Defense Counsel, and Idaho and California’s Young Lawyers Bar Sections. Elizabeth serves as an advisory board member for Jesse Tree of Idaho.

Elizabeth’s free time is devoted to her family, Netflix, and taking her golden retriever Bellatrix running in Boise’s foothills.

Education

  • The College of Idaho, cum laude (2011)
  • The University of Idaho College of Law (2014)

Court and Bar Admissions

  • Idaho State Courts
  • United States District Court for the District of Idaho
  • California State Courts
  • American Bar Association (2018-present)

Publications

  • Christian Slater Makes Everything More Interesting: Cyberhackers in the Age of Telehealth, The Advocate, March 2020