ATTORNEY’S CURRICULUM VITAE:
JAMES K. BALL, born in Sacramento, California, and raised in Boise, Idaho.
Boise State University (Bachelor of Science) 1993;
University of Idaho College of Law (Juris Doctor) 1996.
AV® Preeminent™ Rating from Martindale–Hubbell® in both legal ability and ethical standards, reflecting opinions from members of the Idaho State Bar and Idaho Judiciary.
Bar and Other Memberships:
United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; United States District Court, District of Idaho; Idaho State Bar; Idaho State Bar IOLTA Committee; Barrister, American Inns of Court, No. 130; Fourth District Bar Association; Federal Bar Association, Idaho Chapter; Idaho Volunteer Lawyers; Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Idaho Trial Lawyers Association; and Ada County Court Domestic Violence Committee.
Partner, Manweiler, Breen, Ball & Davis, PLLC (2002 – present);
Private practice, James K. Ball, P.A. (2000 – 2002);
Deputy Ada County Prosecuting Attorney (1996 – 2000); and
Lobbyist, Idaho Prosecuting Attorney’s Association (1998 – 2000).
Tried 50 cases to verdict; argued nine cases to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; argued two cases in the Idaho Supreme Court; and argued four cases to the Idaho Court of Appeals.
Representation includes clients with the following issues: federal and state misdemeanor and felony charges, DUI, juvenile law, personal injury, wills, family law, business, and appeals. Jim also serves on the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the United States District Court of Idaho, representing clients in federal criminal cases.
State v. Lamay, 140 Idaho 835, 103 P.3d 448 (2004)
State v. Robinson, 143 Idaho 306, 142 P.3d 729 (2006)
Reyes v. Craven, 111 Fed.Appx. 462 (9th Cir. 2004) unpublished
U.S. v. Kilby, 443 F.3d 1135 (9th Cir. 2006)
U.S. v. Molesworth, No. 05-30630, 2006 WL 2404576 (9th Cir. 2006)