Joe Southers is a trial lawyer with extensive experience handling high-stakes litigation matters on behalf of clients. He has first-chaired jury trials throughout Idaho in a broad range of cases: from personal injury actions, wrongful death cases, insurance coverage disputes, malpractice claims, to breach of contract claims where alleged damages exceeded several million dollars. In serving his clients, Joe has handled matters in all phases of litigation including pre-suit investigation, fact discovery, expert discovery, summary judgment, and trial. Joe has also been selected to the 2022 Mountain States Rising Stars list! Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.
Joe received his law degree from the University of Idaho College of Law where he was a member of the Public Interest Law Group. Joe received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas (Rockchalk Jayhawk!), where he was also a member of the Kansas baseball team.