Profile: Kraig Smikel

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Kraig Smikel

Attorney

1087 W River Street, Suite 300
Boise, ID 83702
Main: 208-342-3310

kas@dukescanlan.com

Kraig Smikel joined the firm in February 2018. Kraig grew up in Nampa, Idaho, and attended Idaho State University where he received a B.S. in Secondary Education in 2014 with emphases in Social Sciences and Political Science. Afterwards, he received his J.D. from Concordia University School of Law in Boise, Idaho in 2017. During law school, Kraig worked as a legal intern for Advocates International’s Rule of Law Institute in Sofia, Bulgaria, a prosecuting extern at the United States Attorney’s Office, District of Idaho, a clerk extern at the Fourth Judicial District Court, and as an in-house legal extern for St. Luke’s Health System. Also, he served as a prosecuting intern in Concordia’s Criminal Law Clinic through the Boise City Attorney’s Office. Additionally, Kraig was named a 2016-2017 Cathy Silak/Nicholas Miller Scholar, earned Pro Bono Honors for 200+ hours of service, and received Cali Awards for highest grade in Concordia’s Trial Practice & Advocacy and Remedies classes. Kraig is a member of the Idaho State Bar’s Young Lawyers section and an ambassador for the Women’s and Children’s Alliance.

Court and Bar Admissions

  • Idaho State Courts (2017)
  • Idaho Federal Court (2017)

Publications

  • Kraig Smikel, Snapshot of Service: Life’s Kitchen, THE ADVOCATE, September 2017, at 55.
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