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Kevin Braley

Of Counsel

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

Kevin Braley provides sound legal advice to businesses facing complex commercial litigation.

Kevin works with clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, retail, construction, healthcare, agriculture, fiduciary services, and manufacturing. He guides client through all aspects of commercial litigation, start to finish. Kevin has extensive experience representing clients in creditor’s rights, intellectual property disputes, business torts, insurance coverage and bad faith, trusts and estates, and class actions.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Kevin practiced at Dorsey & Whitney LLP. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Roger L. Wollman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, where he worked on a broad range of complex civil and criminal matters. Prior to entering law school, Kevin was a U.S. Naval Aviator.


Kevin's clients range from small, private companies to large corporations. He has experience in all aspects of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including:

  • Prelitigation evaluation
  • Injunctions
  • Prejudgment attachments
  • Discovery
  • Receiverships
  • Motion practice
  • Mediation
  • Trials
  • Arbitration
  • Appeals
  • Collections

Client Results

  • A directed trial verdict in favor of institutional trustee on $27 million claim by trust beneficiary.

  • Defense verdict in a jury trial on a $8 million lender liability lawsuit against a regional lender.

  • Successfully reversed court decision to remove institutional trustee as trustee of a $20 million trust. 

  • Successful Olympic team-selection arbitration on behalf of three-time Olympic gold medalist.

  • Successfully obtained receivership and judgment on behalf of national lender on a recreational vehicle dealership.

  • Obtained judgment on behalf of regional lender in insurance coverage case.

  • Litigation and settlement of complex quiet title claim on behalf of national lender involving 12 defendants and two parcels of land in two different states.

  • Litigation and settlement of mechanics lien and construction defect claims on an assisted care and nursing facility. 

  • Successfully obtained receivership and judgment on behalf of national lender on an apartment complex.

  • Successfully obtained receivership, judgment, and foreclosure on behalf of regional lender on commercial property. 

  • Prosecuted claims in property damage lawsuit involving crash of corporate aircraft. 

  • Dismissal of several lawsuits against financial services clients alleging wrongful foreclosure.


Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Idaho Bar Association, Member, 2004-present
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2004-present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1999-present

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