T.J. Angstman


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University of Idaho – J.D., 1997
Boise State University – B.B.A., 1993

Bar Admissions

Idaho Bar, 1998

Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court, 2001
9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2001
District of Idaho Bankruptcy Court, 1998
Idaho State and Federal Courts, 1998

Honors & Distinctions

Martindale Hubble Preeminent AV Peer Review Rating

Named in Mountain States Super Lawyers 2010

Professionalism Award, 2000

“Accomplished Under 40″- Idaho Business Review, 2005

Summer Clerk to Honorable Jim D. Pappas, U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Professional Affiliations

Idaho State Bar, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section

Idaho State Bar, Real Estate Section

Idaho Trial Lawyer’s Association

T.J. Angstman has been practicing law since 1998, and has extensive experience in real estate as well as business ventures, collections, finance, and bankruptcy. He also has experience in estate planning, technology law, water law, and class action litigation.

Prior to earning his degree at BSU, T.J. became a licensed real estate agent in the State of Idaho. In 1993, he graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. T.J. graduated early from the University of Idaho, earning his Juris Doctor in 1997.

In 2000, T.J. received the Professionalism Award from the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of the Idaho State Bar. In 2005, he was the recipient of the “Accomplished Under Forty Award” from the Idaho Business Review.

T.J. is a licensed real estate broker and has been certified by the Idaho Real Estate Commission as an instructor for real estate law. He often conducts seminars and workshops as continuing legal education for attorneys and continuing education for real estate agents.

Representative Matters

  • Defended LLC Manager in Suit by Minority Members for Breach of Contract and Breach of Fiduciary Duty.
  • Represented Builder in Suit Against Home Buyer for Non-Payment.
  • Defended Loan Guarantor in Claim on Loan Guaranty.
  • Defended Concert Promoter in Suit by Former Employee/Shareholder on Breach of Contract Claim.
  • Represented Log Home Buyer in Claim against General Contractor.
  • Defended Real Estate Agent/Broker in Disciplinary Proceedings.
  • Represented Home Seller in Suit Against Real Estate Broker.
  • Represented Patent Holder in Patent Infringement Claim Against Micron Technology.
  • Defended Business Owner in Antitrust Class Action Suit.
  • Represented Partner in Partnership Dispute.
  • Represented Landowner in Easement Suit.
  • Represented Property Owner in Land Transaction.
  • Represented Business Owner in Formation of Business.
  • Represented Business Enforcing Non-compete Agreement.

Speaking Engagements

“Advanced Real Estate Law” (National Business Institute)

“Real Estate Litigation in Idaho” (National Business Institute)

“Construction Lien Law in Idaho” (Lorman Education Services)

“Fundamentals of Real Estate Closings in Idaho” (Lorman Education Services)

“How to Obtain Good Title in Idaho Real Estate Transactions” (National Business Institute)

“Construction Delay Claims” (Lorman Business Center, Inc.)

“How to Land the Big One” (Arid Club Seminar)

“Marketing and Network of Real Estate Investment and Commercial Land Opportunities” (Arid Club Seminar)

“Real Estate Development from Beginning to End” (Lorman Education Services)

“Title Law in Idaho” (National Business Institute)

“Foreclosure and Bankruptcy” (National Business Institute)

“Landlord Tenant Law – Landlord, Evictions, Litigation, & Settlements” (Sterling Education Services, Inc.)

“Real Estate Law” (Sun Valley Board of Realtors, Inc.)

Published Cases

Unpublished Cases