Ms. Deborah Alison Gates

Ms. Deborah Alison Gates

Associate Attorney
  • Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Family Law
  • Idaho
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Summary

Deborah Gates was born in Laguna Beach, California and raised in Ketchum, Idaho. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Santa Clara University, graduating with minors in Philosophy and Performing Arts. After completing her undergraduate work, Ms. Gates earned her juris doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law.
During law school, Ms. Gates interned for the Department of Children and Family Services’ contracted law firm, representing the children of families where abuse was alleged, including lower income clients in child custody cases. Also during law school, Ms. Gates interned for the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office representing low income individuals in criminal matters. After graduating from law school, Deborah worked in the areas of bankruptcy, tax litigation, insurance defense, patent & copyright litigation, & asbestos defense. Deborah joins Gulstrom, Henson & Roark as an associate attorney, specializing in bankruptcy, divorce, child custody, and child support modification cases.
Areas of Practice
Bankruptcy
Family Law
Criminal Law
Litigation Percentage
40% Bankruptcy; 40% Family Law; 20% Criminal Law
Bar Admissions
Idaho, 2006
U.S. District Court District of Idaho, 2006
Education
Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
J.D. -2004
Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California
B.S. - 2000
Major: Psychology; Minors: Philosophy, & Performing Arts
Professional Associations and Membership
Idaho State Bar’s Young Lawyers Section; Continuing Legal Education Chair 2010 - 2013;
Idaho State Bar’s Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section; 2012;
Past Employment Positions
Richard L. Alban Law Office;
Jon R. Wilson Law Office;
C. Grant King Law Office;
Martin Martelle & Associates;
Heller Ehrman LLP.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Idaho
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Education
Southwestern University School of Law
J.D. | Doctor of Law
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Santa Clara University
B.S. | Psychology; minor-Philosophy; minor-Performing Arts
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Professional Associations
Idaho State Bar's Commerical Law and Bankruptcy Section
Member
- Current
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Idaho State Bar's Young Lawyers Section
Continuing Legal Education Chair
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
1009 West Sanetta Street
Nampa, ID 83651
USA
Telephone: (208) 463-0793