Lane V. Erickson

Estate Planning Group Leader

O: (208) 232-6101 ext. 341

F: (208) 232-6109

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Practice Focus
  • Estate Planning for individuals and couples providing for smooth succession of assets, businesses, and farms/ranches;
  • Probate and trust administration for individuals and families;
  • Elder Law including asset planning and Medicaid;
  • Trusts and Estates planning and creation and administration;
  • Business Creation and Planning from small family owned businesses to large and complex businesses;
  • Real Estate transactions including all aspects of residential, business and developments;
  • Employment Law representing employers in all aspects of federal and state employment issues;
Practice Summary

In both the community and the courtroom Lane V. Erickson has advocated for his clients for over 17 years. As a partner with the Racine Law Firm, Lane leads the knowledgeable Estate Planning Group in all areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, and Elder Law. Lane’s practice also includes experience in business creation and planning, real estate transactions and foreclosure, litigation and employment law. Lane has appeared in state and Federal courts as well as numerous arbitrations and mediations throughout Idaho and Utah.

Professional Activities

Lane regularly attends national training in the areas of his practice. Additionally, in the last decade, Lane has lectured frequently with Sterling Education Services, Inc., and the National Business Institute, Inc., providing instruction to other attorneys on legal areas including estate planning, landlord-tenant law and employment law issues. Lane also contributes time representing the Guardian Ad Litem for CASA (the Court Appointed Special Advocate) in protecting children subject to abuse or neglect.

Locally and nationally, Lane has been highly involved in the Bar Examination Process and Procedures. For over a decade Lane has served as the Chair of the Idaho State Bar, Bar Exam Drafting Committee, and on several other Committees concerning Idaho’s incorporation of the Uniform Bar Examination and as a member of the Idaho State Bar Admissions Rules Committee. Lane was selected to be and has served for over 7 years as a member of the national Special Committee on the Uniform Bar Examination through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

Biographical Information

Lane was born and raised in Southeastern Idaho and has enjoyed developing his legal practice where his roots are planted. Lane loves to challenge himself and his friends to summiting peaks, having climbed the highest peaks in Idaho, Utah, California and Oregon, as well as other notable mountains throughout the west. Lane is also an avid mountain biker, hiker, runner, backpacker and overall explorist of everything outdoors with his family and friends.

Lane is an accomplished photographer, having been published in prestigious magazines such as National Geographic Traveler; Popular Photography; Outdoor Photography; Digital Photographer; Idaho Wildlife; The Ensign, The New Era, and Idaho State Bar’s the Advocate. Lane is also an avid stock photographer.


Our firms awards say it all


  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights Law
  • Civil & Commercial Litigation
  • Employment and Labor Law


  • Idaho State Bar
  • Utah State Bar


  • 1999: Juris Doctorate degree from University of Idaho


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