The first thing people notice about Chris Hansen is that he is easy to talk to and has a kind, reassuring and authoritative presence that puts you immediately at ease.
They also notice how he makes complex ideas simple and easy to understand.
He pays meticulous attention to detail and is an expert on keeping things focused on the client’s ultimate best interest. He is prepared for most any situation that arises.
Mr. Hansen’s practice is primarily focused in four areas of civil litigation:
Although the four areas may appear to be diverse, all four of those areas involve representation in state and federal courts, due process hearings, arbitrations, and mediations.
During his 30+ years practicing law, he’s been involved in a wide variety of cases listed below.
During his 30+ year career, he has been involved in numerous trials. Chris has tried cases involving wrongful death, personal injury, commercial transactions and various automobile accidents. He’s participated in arbitrations, mediations and settlement conferences. Additionally, he’s been involved in Due Process hearings required by the IDEA, facilitated IEP Meetings and other quasi-judicial proceedings.
For the last several years, he has been periodically teaching the law portion of the Business Fundamentals class which is sponsored by SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives) SCORE, in conjunction with the Small Business Administration, provides classes to individuals who wish to start a new business.
The class provides training and information from lawyers, accountants, bankers, and marketing experts to new business entrepreneurs and tries to assist the prospective new business owners with sufficient information so that they understand the benefits, risks and obligations which may be involved in starting their new business venture.
Wrongful death cases, personal injury, cases involving attorney, accountant and counselor professional liability, products liability, representing various governmental entities, ERISA litigation, construction law, employment law, dram shop claims and the formation of small businesses.
Serves as the attorney for the Idaho School of the Deaf and the Blind.
Mr. Hansen was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. He graduated from Boise State University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Economics. Chris then obtained my Juris Doctorate from the University of Idaho in 1983.