The Idaho State Bar recognized Holland & Hart attorneys Walter Bithell, Scott Randolph and Scott Hess in its 2013 awards series.
Bithell received a Distinguished Lawyer Award. The award recognizes Idaho lawyers who have shown exemplary conduct and civility, devotion to clients, contribution to the pursuit of justice and public service benefiting Idahoans. It is the bar’s highest honor for Idaho attorneys. Bithell is a fellow of the American college of Trial Lawyers and has more than 40 years of trial experience.
Randolph was named the 2013 Outstanding Young Lawyer. The award recognizes commitment to the legal profession through contribution of time and resources to benefit Idaho lawyers and the public. Randolph is a board member for the United Way of Treasure Valley and has served as a volunteer attorney for the Court Appointed Special Advocate program, which advocates for neglected and abused children.
Hess received a Professionalism Award. The award recognizes attorneys whose professional and personal conduct exemplifies what it means to be a lawyer and brings honor and distinction upon themselves and the profession as a whole. Hess represents clients in commercial litigation and has presented numerous appellate issues to the Idaho appellate courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.