Maren represents insurance companies on issues ranging from insurance coverage to personal injury.  She also serves as a volunteer attorney for the Women’s & Children’s Alliance (WCA) where she advises clients on a wide range of legal matters, including: domestic violence, protection orders, housing issues, divorce and child custody.

Maren’s prior legal experience includes:

  • Serving as a judicial law clerk to Justice Daniel T. Eismann (ret.) of the Idaho Supreme Court where she drafted memoranda for Justices’ in preparation for oral argument and written opinions.  Maren worked on James v. City of Boise, 160 Idaho 466, 376 P.3d 33 (2016), in which Ms. James appealed a grant of summary judgment regarding her suit against the City of Boise for violation of 42 U.S.C. §1983 and various state law tort claims.  This case was then appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court on a question of Attorney Fees.
  • Serving as an Adjunct Professor at the Utah Valley University where she taught a class on Torts for the undergraduate Legal Studies Program
  • Serving as a law clerk in the 3rd & 4th Judicial Districts of Idaho where she researched and prepared opinions in civil and criminal cases.

Prior to law school, Maren was a Special Education Teaching Assistant for the Boise Independent School District where she participated in setting and achieving individual education plan goals for students.  If Maren wasn’t a lawyer then she would like to be a volunteer art teacher in her children’s classrooms.

  • Idaho Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), Member
  • Idaho State Bar Litigation section, Member
  • Maren has read the Harry Potter series more times than she can count (but if she had to count it would be about 22 times!).
  • She ran one marathon and promised herself that if she ran the whole thing, she would never have to do it again. She did, and she hasn’t.
  • Brigham Young University (BYU), cum laude, B.A. in History and Minor in Sociology
  • J. Reuben Clark Law School, cum laude, Brigham Young University (BYU), J.D.
  • Senior Editor for the BYU Education Law Journal
  • Participated on the BYU Trial Advocacy Team