Sheli Fulcher Koontz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Boise, ID

Fulcher Koontz Law PLLC
 | 6126 W. State Street, Suite 402
Boise, ID 83703
Phone: 208-297-7034
Fax: 208-888-9970
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

When adversity strikes people and families in the Boise, Idaho, area, Sheli Fulcher Koontz offers dedicated legal advice and representation. As an attorney at Fulcher Koontz Law PLLC, she focuses her practice on personal injury and family law and generally handles cases involving a wide range of issues, including the following: motor vehicle collisions, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, dog bites, slips and falls, dangerous products, premises liability, divorce, property division, child custody and visitation, and child support.

Ms. Koontz earned a Bachelor of Science in molecular biology from Northwest Nazarene University and a Bachelor of Science in health sciences from Marquette University. She went on to graduate from the University of Idaho College of Law in 2001, receiving a Juris Doctor.

Closely monitoring and managing each case through every phase of the process, Ms. Koontz helps her clients navigate the courts and achieve the best possible outcomes to their legal issues. Taking time to get to know her clients and to understand their needs, she provides customized guidance and personal attention. While she is prepared to aggressively advocate on behalf of those she represents in the courtroom when the situation calls for it, Ms. Koontz draws on her ADR, mediation and collaborative law experience to achieve amicable resolutions whenever possible.

Beyond her work with clients, Ms. Koontz has served in varying capacities for and is a member of numerous professional associations, including the Idaho State Bar, the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association and the Idaho Women Lawyers. Passionate about giving back to the community, she also volunteers her time with Life’s Kitchen, the Junior League of Boise, Ore-Ida Council BSA for the Oregon Trail District Pack 100 Cub Scouts and Therapy Dogs Inc.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (10%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Family Law (50%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Estate Planning & Probate (30%)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%): Mediation

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Mediation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019

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About Sheli Fulcher Koontz

Admitted: 2002, Idaho

Professional Webpage: http://fulcherkoontz.com/attorney-profile/

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Idaho Supreme Court-Approved Child Custody Mediator, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Idaho State Bar
  • United State District Court
  • Idaho Inns of Court No. 307, Moscow, Idaho, Member, 2000-2001
  • Idaho Inns of Court No. 130, Boise, Idaho, Member, 2002-2004
  • Idaho Women Lawyers, Boise, Idaho, Member, 2015-Present
  • United States District Court, Member in Good Standing, 2002-Present
  • Idaho State Bar Association, Member in Good Standing, 2002-Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Unstoppable Influence, Inner Circle Member, 2017-2018
  • Therapy Dogs, Inc., Ambassador for Breed, Boise Bully Breed & Rescue, Idaho Humane Society
  • Therapy Dogs, Inc., Volunteer locations: St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, St. Luke’s Meridian Medical Center, local public libraries, Meridian Care & Rehabilitation, Barnes & Noble Book Sellers
  • Therapy Dogs, Inc., Boise, Meridian & Star, Idaho, Volunteer Owner/Handler of registered therapy dogs, 2004-2014
  • Ore-Ida Council, Oregon Trail District Pack 100 Cub Scouts, Cathedral of the Rockies (First United Methodist Church), Den Leader, Tiger Cubs (1st-grade boys), 2013-2014
  • Ore-Ida Council, Oregon Trail District Pack 100 Cub Scouts, Cathedral of the Rockies (First United Methodist Church), Den Leader, Wolf Cubs (2nd-grade boys), 2014-2015
  • Ore-Ida Council, Oregon Trail District Pack 100 Cub Scouts, Cathedral of the Rockies (First United Methodist Church), Den Leader, Bear Cubs (3rd-grade boys), 2015-2016
  • Ore-Ida Council, Oregon Trail District Pack 100 Cub Scouts, Cathedral of the Rockies (First United Methodist Church), Den Leader, Webelos (4th-grade boys), 2016-2017
  • Ore-Ida Council, Oregon Trail District Pack 100 Cub Scouts, Cathedral of the Rockies (First United Methodist Church), Den Leader, Arrow of Light (5th-grade boys), 2017-2018
  • Ore-Ida Council, Oregon Trail District Pack 100 Cub Scouts, Cathedral of the Rockies (First United Methodist Church), Boise, Idaho, 2013-Present
  • Junior League of Boise, Impact Boise Done-in-a-Day Project
  • Junior League of Boise, Kids in the Kitchen Project
  • Junior League of Boise, Instructor of “Especially Me!” self-esteem course for 9 to 12-year-old girls, 2005-Present
  • Junior League of Boise, Board of Directors, Member, 2009-2012
  • Junior League of Boise, League Management Team, Member, 2009-2012
  • Junior League of Boise, Sustaining League Member, 2014-Present
  • Junior League of Boise, League Sustainer Council Member, 2015-Present
  • Junior League of Boise, Boise, Idaho, Member, 2005-Present
  • Life’s Kitchen, Boise, Idaho, Board of Directors, 2016-Present
  • Life’s Kitchen, Boise, Idaho, Member, 2016-Present
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Pay-It-Forward Program
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Clinic
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Pro Bono Service Street Law Clinic
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Student Member, 2000-2001
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Active Member, 2002-Present
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Sustaining Member, 2013-Present
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, Secretary, 2012-2013
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, Treasurer, 2013-2014
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, President-Elect, 2014-2015
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, President, 2015-2016
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Women's Caucus
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Boise, Idaho, Member, 2000-Present

Educational Background:

  • Northwest Nazarene College (now known as Northwest Nazarene University), Nampa, Idaho; Bachelor of Science; Major: Molecular Biology; 1987-1992
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bachelor of Science; Major: Health Sciences; Major: Forensics; 1996-1998
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Office Location for Sheli Fulcher Koontz

6126 W. State Street
Suite 402
Boise, ID 83703

Phone: 208-297-7034

Fax: 208-888-9970

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Last Updated: 2/28/2019

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