IT WAS IN A FEDERAL COURTROOM in 1993 that Breck Seiniger's
passion for kayaking intersected with his
talent for aggressive litigation-and his
fearlessness in taking on powerful corporate defendants.
was representing an Idaho inventor in a patent infringement suit over kayak design.
Years earlier, Breck
had met the designer while boating Idaho's roughest rivers, and Breck's success at trial confirmed his
growing reputation as one of the area's top trial lawyers.
was featured in an article about the case in the American Bar Association Journal
's peers, the case cemented the image of Breck as a "David" willing to take on Goliath.
Over the years, Breck
has achieved the most coveted honors of his
profession: selection by his
peers for The Best Lawyers in America and Mountain States SuperLawyers, and the highest possible rating ("AV") for legal skill and integrity from Martindale.com.
Seiniger Law Offices
has been named to the list of "Best Law Firms" in the national rankings from U.S. News
& World Report.
"In mentoring my kids, I was reminded of how the lessons I learned on the river had found their way into my approach to practicing law," Breck
"The key to attacking the rapids is knowledge and preparedness.
Always respect the dangers presented by your opponent, facing them head-on when necessary but keeping an eye open for a more creative, more effective approach.
Most importantly, remember to stop along the way to help others who may be trapped in the currents."
It is that commitment to helping others that led Breck
into the field of personal injury law.
"I saw an opportunity to bring compassion into a process that so often seems to ignore the real impact that a severe injury has on the lives of the victims and their families," Breck recalls.
"I wanted my clients to know that they come first, and that as a family man myself, I can understand what they are going through."
credits this notion of "putting clients first" for his
success in winning many multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements over the years.
many jury trials, bench trials, mediations, and appellate cases have led the Idaho State Bar
to give him their award for outstanding service to the profession, and have made Breck
a popular lecturer at legal seminars.
FUN FACT: Breck
was a congressional
speechwriter for the late Silvio Conte
Never too busy to give back, Breck served as Chairman of the Idaho State Bar's Solo and Small Firm Practice Section, and was a member of the Brain Injury Association board, among other professional boards and organizations.
Hard worker, devoted family man, and trusted friend.
If you knew Breck
, you'd know that describes him perfectly-on the river or in the courtroom.
To get to know Breck
and talk to him about your case, call us at (208) 345-1000.
MORE ABOUT BRECK . . . He
practice of law in Idaho in the late 1970's.
He is an honors graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and the University of Idaho College of Law.
He is a member of the bar in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and the District of Columbia.
has focused his
practice of law on personal injury, workers' compensation, employment discrimination, and sexual harassment.
is also known for his
special interest in the area of courtroom technology and law office technology.
BRECK ON VIDEO: Local news media relies on Breck
as a legal commentator.
Watch the videos here, here, and here.