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Jon Brent Gunnell


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A native of Arizona, Brent Gunnell credits his wife, JeNeale of Meridian, for introducing him to Idaho. JeNeale's ancestors settled in Driggs, Idaho. Brent resides in Nampa with his wife, son and three daughters. He has represented clients in workers' compensation and personal injury with Goicoechea Law, Nampa (now Skaug Law) since 1995. He received his law degree from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon and his B.A. from BYU. Bar memberships include Idaho, Oregon and Arizona. Brent pursues his cases with a courteous aggressiveness that produces good results. He received the Denise O'Donnell-Day Pro Bono Award for providing free legal services to the underprivileged in Idaho. Brent also serves the community through the Boy Scouts and his church.

Bar Admissions

  • Idaho, 1995
  • Arizona, 1992
  • Oregon, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of Idaho, 1995


  • Willamette University College of Law, Salem, Oregon
    • J.D.
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.S.
    • Major - Business Finance
  • Honors and Awards
    • Denise O'Donnell-Day Pro Bono Award, 2000


In the hospital after a bad car wreck, an insurance man offered to pay my medical bills plus $1,000 for pain. Since I was drugged, I agreed. Later, I called Bruce Skaug and he got me enough money for a new house.