Matthew L. Walters


Elam & Burke, P.A
251 E. Front St., Suite 300
Boise, ID 83702
United States

Tel: 208-343-5454


Mr. Walters joined the firm in August 2003 and became a shareholder in 2009.  He practices primarily in the area of civil litigation with an emphasis in employment law, fiduciary/probate disputes and ski industry litigation.

As a career-long member of Elam & Burke, Matt has developed an excellent reputation in Idaho state and federal district courts, which provides added value to the firm’s clients. In addition to his litigation practice, Matt works with his clients to avoid claims and lawsuits through thoughtful strategy, planning, and implementation of policies, including preparing non-compete/non-solicit agreements, employee handbooks, and severance agreements.


University of Idaho, J.D. 2002; University of Mary; University of Montana, B.A. Sociology, cum laude 1999.


Idaho state, Montana state and federal courts.


Idaho State Bar (Employment and Labor Law Section); Idaho Association of Defense Counsel; Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel; Association of Ski Defense Attorneys; Association of Defense Trial Attorneys

Elam & Burke regularly represent clients regarding various aspects of labor and employment law, including FLSA (wage and hour), the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, sexual harassment, discrimination, non-competes, collective bargaining and grievance issues, and wrongful termination defense.
A landmark in the Boise legal community since 1928, Elam & Burke offers a legacy of regional leadership for its clients. With a multi-generational team of attorneys, we provide skilled litigation and transactional advocacy in a wide range of practice areas.

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