CONTACTS

Tel: 208.235.1145 ext 102 reed@cooper-larsen.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Catastrophic Injury litigation
  • Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Workers Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Railroad Litigation (FELA)

EDUCATION

Reed completed his undergraduate education at Brigham Young University in 1982.

He graduated from the University of Idaho Law School in 1985, served as law clerk in the Fifth Judicial District and was admitted to practice before all State and Federal Courts in Idaho in 1985 as well.

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EED W. LARSEN is a partner in the firm of Cooper & Larsen, Chartered located in Pocatello, Idaho.   Reed completed his undergraduate education at Brigham Young University in 1982.  He graduated from University of Idaho Law School in 1985.  He served as a law clerk in the Fifth Judicial District.  Reed was admitted to practice befor all State and Federal Courts in Idaho in 1985.  Reed was also admitted to practice before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1999 and the Shoshone Bannock Tribal Court in 1986.

 

Reed has served as President of the Southeast Idaho Claims Association (1990), as the Secretary of the 6th District Bar Association (2001) and the President of the 6th District Bar Association (2003‑2004). Reed served as a State Bar Commissioner from 2009 through 2012, representing the Sixth and Seventh Districts. From July 2011 to July 2012 he was the State Bar President.  He also joing the Idaho Judicial Council in July, 2015.

 

During Reed=s years of legal experience, he has tried over sixty (60) civil jury trials to verdict as lead counsel and has second‑chaired numerous other civil jury trials in both state and federal courts. Reed tried the first ADA case in southeastern Idaho and obtained a favorable plaintiff=s verdict for his client.

 

He has tried over one hundred (100) court trials and administrative hearings. Reed is frequently involved in representing his clients in mediation and other forms of ADR, a subject on which he has been invited to lecture by his peers. He has argued appeals before the Idaho Supreme Court, the Idaho Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

 

Reed=s litigation experience includes auto accident cases, repetitive trauma injuries in the workplace, Federal Employer Liability Act (FELA) litigation, railroad crossing cases, personal injury insurance defense, agricultural litigation and Indian law. He is an AV rated lawyer by Martindale Hubble and listed as a Top Civil Litigation Defense Lawyer in 2013 Super Lawyer Mountain States Edition.  Reed is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers nd a Fellow in the Litigation counsel of America.

 

Reed Larsen was born and raised in Burley, Idaho.  He has enjoyed horses and rodeo his whole life and is currently the Chairman of the Intermountain Professional Rodeo Association and participates in IMPRA rodeos and Team Roping Jackpots as often as possible.

 

In his off time, Reed enjoys skiing. His skiing has led to a passion for helicopter skiing in British Columbia. He likes to hunt, fish, ride horses, team rope and spend time with his three children and being a grandfather to his three grandchildren.

 

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