Darrel W. Aherin

Darrel W. Aherin

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Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Claims
  • Probate
  • Wills and Estate Planning
  • Property
  • Contracts

Darrel is active in local civic groups such as the Chamber of Commerce and in public service as a Planning and Zoning Commissioner for Genesee, Idaho.  He and his wife raise Arabian and Arabian-Friesian cross horses and enjoy riding and as was the case in his growing-up years, hauling hay and cleaning stalls.  The Aherins enjoy camping in various spots in North/Central Idaho and Wallowa County, Oregon, in the summer and have travelled throughout the U.S. attending American Association for Justice conventions & meetings.

Court and Bar Admissions
  • Idaho State Bar, 1973
  • U.S. District Court, District of Idaho, 1973
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1973
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1983
  • U.S. Claims Court, 1983
  • Nez Perce Indian Tribal Court, 2007
  • Washington State Bar, 2007
  • Oregon State Bar, 2007

Education

  • University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho
    • J.D. - 1973
  • Lewis-Clark State College
    • B.A. - 1969

Memberships and Offices

  • Second Judicial District, President, 1977 to 1979
  • Washington State and American Bar Associations
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
    • National College of Advocacy, Diplomat of Trial Advocacy, 2002
  • Idaho State Bar
    • Distinguished Lawyer Award presented by Idaho State Bar, 2017
  • Washington State Bar
  • Oregon State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association
    • Treasurer- 1986-1987
    • State Delegate- 1987-1988, 1989-1990
    • Seminar Chairman- 1988-1989
    • Secretary- 1992-1993
    • President- Elect- 1993-1994
    • President- 1994-1995
    • Governor to AAJ- 1996- Present
    • Member, Board of Governors-1984-Present
    • James J. May Idaho Trial Lawyer of the Year-2005
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1975, Board of Governors, 1996-Present