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AV Preeminent Rated by his Peers 

Ron’s commitment to providing excellent legal service to his clients while also conducting himself with honesty, integrity and professionalism to judges and his colleagues has earned him the highest peer-review rating in the legal profession.  An AV Preeminent rating requires Ron’s colleagues to rate him at the highest level of integrity and skill.  Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review system has been evaluating attorneys for strong legal ability and high ethical standards for more than 130 years. Ron is humbled by this honor and aspires to continue meet this high standard of excellence.       

A Longtime Idaho Resident

Ron was born in Garden Valley, Idaho and has lived in Idaho for all but three years of his junior high school days. Ron graduated from Boise State University in 1999 and attended law school at the University of Idaho College of Law where he earned a Juris Doctorate degree in 2002. Ron immediately joined the outstanding Nampa law firm of Hamilton, Michaelson, and Hilty, LLP (“HMH”). Ron worked as the Caldwell City Prosecuting Attorney during his first two years with HMH during which time Ron gained valuable trial experience and developed rapport and trust with the judges, many of whom are still on the bench in Canyon County. In 2005, HMH promoted Ron and transferred him into civil litigation. Ron initially handled a general civil litigation docket under the leadership of senior partner Terry Michaelson. Ron excelled in his civil litigation practice and was made partner of HMH in 2008. 

Founding Shep Law Group

Ron continued a general civil litigation practice, primarily practicing in the areas of construction litigation, creditor rights and collections, consumer protection law, commercial transactions, real estate transactions, real estate litigation, eminent domain (condemnation), wrongful death, personal injury, and bankruptcy litigation. In 2013, Ron founded the law firm of Shep Law Group in order to focus his practice on personal injury, wrongful death, and other related practice areas. Ron continues to represent clients in various areas of law such as collections, construction law and litigation, real estate litigation and business litigation, among others. 

Ron has five sons and one daughter. Ron is actively involved in the following community and professional organizations, among others: 

Community and Professional Organizations:

  • Former Chairperson of the Dispute Resolution Section of the Idaho State Bar

  • Third District Bar Association (member)

  • Meridian Optimist Club (member)

  • Idaho Elite Basketball Club (coach)

  • Boise Optimist Youth Football (coach)

  • Nampa Babe Ruth Baseball (coach)

  • Nampa Police Activities League (“PAL”) (Former Board of Directors)

  • Latah County Republican Party (Former Secretary)

  • Meridian PAL Flag Football (coach)

  • Boise Optimist Youth Football (coach)

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