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Client Testimonials

Todd Lakey has been a strong leader for Canyon County. His background in both the private and public sector make him battle tested and ready to serve Canyon County with distinction.

C.L. Butch Otter ,
Idaho Governor

Having worked with Joe for a number of years on various Republican Party projects, I have gained a great respect for his ability to rally people and plan projects to be completed. His easy going demeanor allows him to quickly gain the confidence of those around him for the task at hand. Joe is a pleasure to work with and seems to always have the best interest of the Republican Party's platform at heart.

Marv Hagedorn ,
Idaho State Representative, Idaho State Legislature

The Meridian Senior Center has utilized the services of Joe Borton. We are very satisfied with all his work and the help that he has been to our organization!

Cindy Hill ,
Coordinator, Meridian Senior Center

I have had the pleasure of working with Joe Borton over the last several months. Joe and his firm have been instrumental in assisting WRG Design and our Clients through the perils and pitfalls of land use entitlement. I appreciate his thoroughness and ability to talk through issues. I look forward to continuing our relationship.

Ashley Ford ,
Owner of AF Public Solutions, LLC

There is no question that Joe gets it done. Whether it is a creative solution to a tricky problem or managing a large scale project over the long haul, Joe is makes it look easy while exceeding client expectations.

Nick Labadie ,
Senior Planner, Rose Law Group

Joe: I am writing this recommendation for you because of my sincere appreciation for the services that you provide for our company. I have worked with Joe and his firm on many projects over the years. Joe has always provided us with great results.

Jason Elrod ,
National Real Estate Developer/master-planned comm

Joe has served on the BBBS Board of Directors for 10 years and was the Chairman of the Board of Directors in the 2008-09 term. During his tenure as Chairman, the organization approved our first multi year business plan and we successfully opened our first remote office, in Blaine County, Idaho. Joe is an inclusive leader who leads by example.

Lisa DeDapper ,
CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Idaho

In working with Joe, I have found him to be experienced and professional. He has an excellent reputation and I’ve found his peers and colleagues to have great respect for him, myself included. I brought Joe in on a project that was floundering and in need of new energy. With Joe’s direct involvement, the project was completed successfully. Joe has a fun, energetic personality and is very good at his job. He is excellent with people and excels in building long-term business relationships. I would highly recommend Joe to anyone needing legal or business counsel.

Tamara Thompson ,
Consultant, Landmark Development Group, LLC

Joe is a person of high integrity and commitment and he truly looks out for the best interests of his clients. Joe is a focused hard-driving professional that takes the time to understand his clients needs. His ethics and abilities have earned him respect from his peers as well as his friends. I have recommended him to many people and will continue to do so in the future.

Brian Konrath ,
Co-Founder – MealTicket

Joe is quite knowledgeable about real estate law. He is very thourough and concise. He is very professional and personable. I trust Joe with advice and recommendations he gives me. He is a real class act.

Nate Wheeler ,
Meridian real estate professional

Joe has a stellar track record of community involvement, political savvy and professionalism that is admired by many! His knowledge of his profession is second to none! As a well rounded person, Joe gains confidence and trust through his integrity and sincerity.

Maggie Black ,
Student, Graduate of the Boise State University

Hiring an attorney seems to always be a little nerve wracking... however, Joe Borton is someone you can depend on as a partner. They take the fear out of dealing with legal issues and really help you feel comfortable knowing you are in good hands. With Joe and his team on your side, you can rest assured you have someone who cares about you and your goals. I easily will and have recommended Joe to anyone needing legal advice.

Jim Escobar ,
President - NeUdesign Architecture & Construction

Joe Borton and his team were absolutely wonderful during our purchase and sales transaction. Throughout the process we were always a priority when we had a question or concern and continued to be even after our signing. Their honestly, promptness, and thoroughness made us feel very confident in our business decision. Thank You!

Daryl and Courtney Wolfe ,
Owners, Bryant Ideas of Idaho

During my tenure as Chief of Police in Meridian, I worked with Joe in several capacities, including the Chamber of Commerce. Joe was always extremely supportive of the City and the Police Department. His insights into the community and its needs were very valuable to me in developing community partnerships. Joe was later elected as Council President by his peers on the City Council, a testiment to his leadership and his dedication to the community. I would welcome the opportunity to work with Joe again at anytime in the future, and unhesitatingly recommend him to anyone.

Mike Worley ,
Chief of Police, City of Meridian

Joe and Todd are more than attorneys. When you hire Borton-Lakey you are hiring counselors who have your back.

Julie Pipal ,
Chairman - Meridian Development Corporation

Joe is a great leader that is passionate about our community and every thing he does. He asks probing and thoughtful questions and listens to the responses; not many do both well! I appreciated working together with him and hold him in high regard.

Tammy de Weerd ,
Mayor, City of Meridian

Todd, I wanted to share my heart-felt thanks for the awesome work you did representing us at our conditional use permit appeal. You did a fantastic job researching and presenting our side of the matter. I will highly recommend you - thank you!

Loren Macey