Blaine County, Idaho

Estate Planning

We provide comprehensive estate planning services and help each client achieve their personal estate planning goals. Our experience ensures overall security, wealth preservation, and protection of the values that you want to pass on to your loved ones.

Our estate planning lawyers will can help you settle estates, handle probate matters, administer trusts, create wills and living wills, provide for your childrens’ guardian, create testamentary and lifetime trusts, and more.

Family Law 

A major part of the emotional stress of divorce is being involved in something that you do not understand. The fears and concerns that surround a potential divorce or custody dispute can be overwhelming and make it difficult to think clearly about financial settlements, personal needs, and the needs of your children. 

JEL can help. Exclusive to our Idaho practice, we can meet with you and discuss how the law applies to your personal case. Our divorce attorney has extensive experience in divorce, child custody and support, alimony (spousal support), modifications, property division, and paternity cases, and we will give you our continuing attention to obtain the best possible results for you.

Real Estate

Jill Eshman was the first Hearing Examiner for the Blaine County Planning and Zoning Department. As the sole decision-maker, she adjudicated conditional use permits and variances through a public hearing process. Our firm’s extensive experience with the Blaine County, Ketchum, Sun Valley and Hailey Ordinances can help you to obtain your desired review approvals, conditional use permits, special use permits, variances, mountain overlay district site alteration permits, lot-line shifts, subdivisions, planned unit development agreements, parcel determinations, code amendments, or development agreements. 

We regularly provide legal counsel on purchase and sale transactions for a primary residence, second home, and investment property in Ketchum, Sun Valley, and Hailey in Blaine County, Idaho.

Homeowners Associations

Exclusive to our Idaho practice, we provide Condominium and Homeowner Associations with legal counsel and assistance in revising and amending corporate documents, advising Association Boards on membership voting and legal requirements, and assisting in major renovation projects and assessments. Our experience ensures Boards and their Members the protection and security needed so they can continue to reap the benefits of their investment.

Business Law

If you own a business or are planning to start one, our business lawyers can help guide you through the process. Whether you are starting a sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC, S- or C-corporation, we can guide you through the entire business lifecycle. 

Employment Law

Exclusive to our Idaho practice, we provide guidance on employer employment matters, from the earliest stages of employment-related decision making, including employment policies, handbook drafting, and human resources training, through the whole employment process, including non-compete and severance agreements. 

We help you deal with any issues that may arise between employer and employee, including proactively working with you to help prevent or mitigate employment-related disputes. By helping you through the whole process of employment, we reduce unneeded stress and enable you to focus on other areas more important to business and personal success.


685 4th St E
Ketchum, ID 83340