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Bruce D Skaug

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A native of southern Idaho, Bruce Skaug's ancestors homesteaded near Lizard Butte in Canyon County.

Bruce graduated from the University of Idaho College of Law in 1988 and served for three years as a trial attorney for the Ada County Prosecutor's Office in Boise.

In 1992, he began civil practice with the Goicochea Law Office, Nampa (now Skaug Law, PC) with an emphasis on personal injury, wrongful death and workers' compensation litigation.

Bruce has recovered millions of dollars for his clients in verdicts and settlements.

He is a member of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

PUBLIC SERVICE

Bruce Skaug was elected to the Nampa City Council in 2013 and currently is serving the city in addition to his law practice.

Bruce has served on the board of directors for several non-profit charitable organizations, including the Salvation Army, Hands of Hope, Nampa Lions Club, The Joseph Project, The Canyon County Historical Society, College Church of the Nazarene, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Foundation Board, Nampa Babe Ruth, Lifeline Crisis Pregnancy Center, and Nampa Public Library. He is a member of the Nampa Christian Schools Foundation Board.

FAMILY

Bruce and Debbie Skaug have been married for over 25 years. They have six children.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Idaho, 1988; Montana, 1995; Oregon, 2002; U.S. District Court District of Idaho, 1988; U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

EDUCATION

University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho, J.D.; University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, B.S., Political Science Major; College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho, A.A., Social Science Major

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS

Bosnia, Brazil, China, Claimants, Columbia, El Salvador, England, Finland, Guatemala, Physicians

PLAINTIFFS FROM

Many U.S. States; nearly every state in Mexico; Puerto Rico; Romania; state- and local-level elected officials; Sweden; Taiwan; U.S. Congressman; Yugoslavia

HONORS AND AWARDS

Nampa Lions Club - Melvin Jones Fellowship Award for outstanding humanitarian service

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Idaho Trial Lawyers Association; American Association for Justice; Idaho, Oregon, & Montana Bar Associations; Nampa Lions Club, President (1996-1997), District Patriotism Chair; Salvation Army Advisory Board (Former Vice President); Nampa Babe Ruth, Inc., Vice Chair, Secretary of the Board; Joseph Project, Inc. (China), Board Member, Nampa Library Board, Trustee (2006 - 2008); Life Member, National Rifle Association; Canyon Co. Historical Society, Former Board Member; Hands of Hope, Inc., Former Board Member; The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Foundation Board Member; College Church of the Nazarene, Former Board Member; The National Crime Victim Bar Association; Christian Legal Society

Testimonials

Thank you for all the work you have done for me on this case. It is not an easy task to go through a lawsuit, but you have made it as good as it can be. I will always recommend you to my friends and family.

K.W.