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Christopher McCurdy


800 W. Main Street, Suite 1750, Boise, ID 83702

Chris assists clients in finding efficient, cost-effective, and practical litigation solutions to a wide range of commercial disputes.

Clients benefit from Chris’ extensive courtroom experience that includes dozens of bench trials, numerous jury trials, and multiple state court appeals he handled from briefing through oral argument.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Chris served as deputy prosecutor at the Ada County Prosecutor’s office where he handled a full caseload of criminal misdemeanor and juvenile cases from arraignment through jury trial. Chris also clerked for Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick of the Idaho Supreme Court. 


  • Financial litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Subpoena response
Government and Internal Investigations
Real Estate and Construction Litigation
  • Collection matters
  • Fair Housing Act
  • Construction Defect
Government and Municipality
  • Petitions for Judicial Review

Client Results

Reported Cases
  • Bedke v. Ellsworth, 480 P.3d 121, 124 (Idaho 2021)

Other Experience
  • Represented clients in land use appeals before the Boise City Counsel.

  • Successfully defended client Apartment owner against Fair Housing Act claim and obtained a favorable settlement and dismissal of claims.

  • Obtained favorable settlement for client in Fair Housing Act claim involving several allegations of discrimination at two different apartment complexes.

  • Member of team for plaintiff Idaho Legislature in unanimous Idaho Supreme Court decision against the State Treasurer.

  • Participated in Idaho House Ethics Committee proceedings as committee counsel. 



Bar Admissions


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™, Commercial Litigation, 2021-2023

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Idaho Law Foundation’s Access to Justice Leadership Committee for Ada County, Member
  • Discovery Center of Idaho Board of Directors, Member and Past President
  • Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Leadership Boise Program, Class of 2023
  • Idaho State Bar Exam, Grader
  • American Inn of Court No. 130, Past Member

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