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Lane V. Erickson

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lve@racinelaw.net
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Phone: 208.232.6101 Ext: 341
Fax: 208.232.6109

201 E Center St
Pocatello, Idaho 83201

Practice Focus Practice Summary

In both the community and the courtroom Lane V. Erickson has advocated for his clients for over 18 years. Lane’s practice includes all aspects of Estate Planning and Probate; Business Creation and Business Planning, Real Estate transactions and foreclosure, Employment Law and general litigation. Lane has appeared in state and Federal courts as well as numerous arbitrations and mediations throughout Idaho and Utah.

As a partner with the Racine Olson Firm, Lane leads the knowledgeable Idaho Estate Planning Team in all areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, and Elder Law. Lane has gained knowledge and experience in representing hundreds of individuals and families in resolving their Estate Planning and Probate needs.

Lane has also used his extensive knowledge and experience in helping numerous Idaho Business Owners create and operate their businesses. Lane has assisted in all aspects of business for his clients from the creation of partnerships, LLCs and corporations to the dissolution of these business relationships.

Lane’s experience in Idaho Real Estate has included everything from multi-million dollar business and commercial transactions to simple residential sales. Additionally, Lane has been involved in several litigations concerning boundary line disputes that have been resolved successfully in favor of his clients. Further, Lane regularly teaches seminars and trains others in all aspects of the Idaho Landlord and Tenant relationship. Having represented both landlords and tenants for years, Lane has also become a real estate investor and a landlord himself which makes his knowledge hands on and practical.

Lane’s Idaho Employment Law experience includes over 18 years of representing both employers, large and small, and employees. Lane has successfully defended his Employer clients against claims made by Employees. Lane has also successfully represented many Employee clients in reaching settlements worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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 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 and helped in the introduction and inclusion of 26 states in adopting the Uniform Bar Examination.

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. A recent adventure of Lane and his friends can be viewed on Youtube here:

Lane is also 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. Some of his photography can be viewed at: https://findtherightlight.net/ and https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/lane-erickson.html

You can call Lane toll free at 877-232-6101 or 208-232-6101 for a free consultation. You can also email Lane directly at lve@racinelaw.net. Lane will answer your questions and help you with your legal needs.

Education

J.D., University of Idaho, 1999

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Idaho State Bar

Utah State Bar

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