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Lawyer Representatives
Purpose of Lawyer Representatives

Purpose of Lawyer Representatives

The lawyer representative position assists the Federal Court to improve the administration of justice and works on the themes of the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference.  The representatives must be willing to attend committee meetings and the annual Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference.  Generally, the lawyer representative serves as a liaison between the federal bar and the U.S. Courts.

Typical duties of the lawyer representative position include: serving as the representative of the bar to advance opinions and suggestions for improvement, making recommendations on the use of the Court’s non-appropriated fund, assisting the Court in the implementation of new programs or procedures, serving on court committees, and developing the curriculum, or serving as faculty, for training programs such as the annual District Bench/Bar Conference.   The representatives may survey federal bar members about issues or concerns and recommend rule or policy changes.

April M. Linscott

April Linscott is one of four partners at Owens, McCrea and Linscott, where she practices general civil litigation focusing on litigation in employment law, real estate, business disputes and probate.  Ms. Linscott is also a trained mediator.  She has assisted her clients in achieving results whether through alternative dispute resolution, litigation or appeal.

Ms. Linscott graduated from the University of Idaho and obtained her law degree from the Gonzaga University School of Law.  Ms. Linscott is an Advisory Member on the Post Falls Chamber of Commerce.  She is licensed to practice law since 2004 in Idaho, District of Idaho, Idaho Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit.

She has participated in the Federal Court pro bono program by assisting self-represented litigants in their cases.  Ms. Linscott currently serves on the Brown Bag CLE committee of the Idaho Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and has assisted in advertising, organizing and hosting luncheon series CLEs in the First and Second Judicial Districts.

Appointed November, 2016
Term of Service:  2017-2019

Contact Information:

April M. Linscott (1st & 2nd Districts)
Owens McCrea & Linscott

8596 N. Wayne Dr., Ste A | Hayden, ID 83835
t. 208.762.0203 | f. 208.762.0303

Robert A. Faucher

Bob Faucher is a partner and litigator with the Boise office of Holland & Hart LLP. Mr. Faucher represents parties in commercial and bankruptcy litigation, both in federal and state courts, as well as in out-of-court restructurings.  Mr. Faucher has represented clients in lawsuits involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, lender liability, and use of derivatives, among other things.  He also has experience in commercial transactions involving loans, collateral, sales of goods, licenses and other similar matters.

Mr. Faucher is an Idaho native.  He is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, and has been named in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in Bankruptcy/Restructuring 2007-2017; The Best Lawyers in America Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law 2013-2018 and Banking and Finance Law 2018; and Mountain States Super Lawyers Bankruptcy: Business 2011-2017.  His undergraduate degree was from Yale University and he received his law degree from Harvard Law School. 

Mr. Faucher is a member of the board of directors of the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section of the Idaho State Bar, and both the Federal and American Bar Associations.  He is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Bankruptcy/Insolvency Practice Group for TerraLex, a leading international legal network that connects firms across the world.

Appointed November, 2017
Term of Service: 2018-2020

Contact Information:

Robert A. Faucher (4th District)
Holland & Hart LLP

800 W. Main., Ste. 1750 | Boise, ID 83702
t. 208.342.5000 | f. 208.343.8869

DeAnne Casperson

DeAnne Casperson is a partner at Casperson Ulrich Dustin PLLC. A native of Preston, Idaho, Ms. Casperson graduated from Utah State University in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Chemistry. Ms. Casperson worked at the Idaho National Laboratory for several years before returning to school, obtaining a law degree from the University of Missouri - Kansas City in 1999 with distinction. Following her graduation, Ms. Casperson served as a law clerk for the Honorable Dean Whipple of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. Ms. Casperson joined Shook, Hardy & Bacon in Kansas City, representing employers and corporate clients in litigation matters. Since returning to Idaho, Ms. Casperson has continued her practice in employment and general litigation matters. Ms. Casperson has successfully tried cases in both state and federal court and won numerous arbitrated labor disputes. 

Appointed: November 2018
Term of Service: 2019-2021

Contact Information:

DeAnne Casperson (7th District)
Casperson Ulrich Dustin PLLC

356 W. Sunnyside Rd., Suite B
| Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402
T. (208) 524-0566
| F. (208) 745-2523

Nicole C. Hancock

Nicole Hancock is a partner and a trial attorney in the Boise office. Nicole chairs Stoel Rives' Food and Agribusiness Initiative. A "smart and tenacious lawyer," who is "not afraid to tackle tough cases," according to a Chambers USA survey, Nicole represents corporate clients in a variety of legal issues that include contractual disputes, trade secret defense and enforcement, intellectual property enforcement and litigation, licensing disputes, and other corporate matters. Nicole has successfully tried cases in both state and federal court litigation and appeals, mediated resolutions, prelitigation evaluations and opinions, and litigation consultation services. Nicole's prior experience as Corporate Counsel for a global company gives her the ability to draw from her business knowledge in representing clients in various litigation matters. She takes the time to get to know her clients and their business needs, and she works to find the best result for her clients' businesses. Nicole's legal know-how and courtroom experience allow her to develop and implement winning litigation strategies.

Appointed November, 2015
Term of Service: 2016-2018

Emeritus: 2019, 2020

Contact Information:

Nicole C. Hancock (4th District)
Stoel Rives LLP

101 S. Capitol Blvd. #1900 | Boise, ID 83702
t. 208.387.4231 | f. 208.389.9040

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