Keely E. Duke

Keely E. Duke


Duke Evett, PLLC

Recognized since 2009

Boise, Idaho

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
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Keely Duke is one of Idaho’s premier litigation and trial attorneys.

For over two decades, she has dedicated her career to defending health systems, companies, employers, and individuals in complex business litigation and in medical malpractice, legal malpractice, dental malpractice, employment, skilled nursing defense, insurance bad faith, and product liability/medical device litigation. She has tried several cases to successful verdicts for her clients in both state and federal court, which included medical, legal, skilled nursing facility, and dental malpractice cases, employment cases, complex commercial litigation cases, an insurance bad faith case, and a medical device case.

Keely has handled numerous appeals before the Idaho Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She has also served as an arbitrator in a wrongful death case.

Keely holds an “AV” rating with Martindale-Hubbell and has again been selected as Lawyer of the Year – Medical Malpractice (Boise) by Best Lawyers in America. She is also included in Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and is praised in that publication for her “sheer hard work, great organization, diligence and determination to fight tooth and nail for her clients.”

Contact & Links

Location

  • 1087 West River Street, Suite 300
    P.O. Box 7387
    Boise, ID 83702

Education

  • Willamette University , JD, graduated 1999
  • Carroll College, Business Administration and Political Science, graduated 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Idaho, Idaho State Courts
  • Idaho, Idaho Court of Appeals
  • Idaho, Idaho Supreme Court
  • Idaho, U.S. District Courts for the District of Idaho
  • Idaho, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Affiliations

  • Defense Research Institutes - Member
  • Federal Bar Association - Idaho Chapter - President
  • Federal Defenders Services of Idaho - Board of Directors
  • Idaho Association of Defense Counsel - Board of Directors
  • Idaho Supreme Court Civil Rules Advisory Committee - Advisory Committee
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho - Board of Directors

Duke Evett, PLLC
Headquarters: Boise, Idaho

2 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Boise (2020)
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Boise (2019)
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Boise (2017)
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Boise (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Awards:

  • AV rated in Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Chambers USA
  • Named in Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers “Rising Star”
  • 2013 Woman of the Year Honoree
  • 2008 TWIN Honoree
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Named Lawyer of the Year - Best Lawyers 2014-2015 Boise

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