Idaho Trial Lawyer of the Year for 2011, Kurt Holzer is a past President of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubble and has received a 10 from the AVVO rating service. As trial counsel, Kurt has obtained several jury verdicts in excess of one million dollars. A member of the Idaho State Bar since 1992 and a member of the Board of Directors of the ITLA since 1997, Kurt currently serves as co-chair of its Governmental Relations committee. He is a former Idaho representative to the American Trial Lawyers Association. He has served multiple terms as a member of the Professional Conduct Board of the Idaho State Bar. Kurt worked with legislators and other groups to obtain passage of Idaho's landmark Small Lawsuit Resolution Act. He has published a number of articles on trial preparation and litigation skills as well as a study on Idaho jury behavior.