William G. Pope
William G. Pope,
Bill Pope has been practicing law for 23 years. He is admitted to practice in Idaho, Washington, and Utah, and practices in both state and federal courts. Bill is an experienced litigator who focuses his practice on insurance defense including construction defect and work site injuries, transportation and trucking litigation, premise liability, fire cases, sport and recreation defense, bad faith, and insurance coverage and opinions. Bill also handles asbestos and ERISA litigation on behalf of the firm. Bill regularly tries lawsuits and defends litigants in arbitrations and mediations throughout Idaho and Washington. He routinely counsels insurance companies and their policy holders on all aspects of litigation and risk management. Bill has been annually selected as a Mountain States Super Lawyer and is “AV” “Preeminent” Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Bill grew up in Southern California where he enjoyed playing competitive baseball. After high school, Bill attended college at Brigham Young University where he continued his baseball career. He graduated from BYU in 1994, receiving a B.A. in History.
After college, Bill entered law school at BYU’s J. Reuben Clark Law School. During law school Bill was awarded the Outstanding Writing Award for his paper analyzing the pertinent labor issues concerning Major League Baseball. Also during law school, Bill worked for two years as a research assistant and editor for late Professor LaMar C. Berrett who was the general editor and an author of the multiple volume series, Sacred Places: A Comprehensive Guide to Early LDS Historical Sites. Bill graduated from law school in 1997.
Following law school, Bill practiced with a small law firm in Spokane, Washington. Bill’s practice in Spokane concentrated on litigation of transportation and premises liability lawsuits. While in Spokane, Bill handled several trials and arbitrations. Bill is a Non-Equity Partner at Anderson, Julian & Hull, LLP.
Bill and his family live in the Boise area. He enjoys a variety of activities including boating, wakeboarding, camping, skiing and mountain biking.
- Brigham Young University (1994)
- J. Reuben Clark Law School (1997)
- Transportation Liability
- Construction Defect
- Personal Injury Defense
- ERISA Litigation
- Idaho State Courts
- United States District Court for the District of Idaho
- Washington State Courts
- United States District Court for the District of Washington
- Utah State Courts
- United States District Court for the District of Utah