About David

David G. Ballard

My practice emphasizes general civil litigation, debtor and creditor relations, and real estate, trucking and transportation and business law.  I have pursued or defended claims or lawsuits by and against freight brokers, motor carriers, owner/operators, receivers and shippers for collections, contract disputes, freight claims, freight charges and insurance claims; have pursued claims of commercial creditors for payment of secured and unsecured debts both pre- and post- judgment; have pursued claims of secured and unsecured creditors, inclusive of non-dischargeability objections; and have prepared freight broker/carrier contracts, motor carrier and owner/operator contracts, and motor carrier/shipper contracts.

I am licensed to practice law in Idaho and am admitted to practice before the courts of Idaho, the US District Court for the District of Idaho, and the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and am a member of the Idaho State Bar (and its Agricultural Law Section, Bankruptcy Section, Professionalism and Ethics Section, and Real Property Section); the Idaho Trucking Association (and its Board of Directors); the Idaho-Oregon Fruit and Vegetable Association; the Boise Chamber (and its Food & Agricultural Industry Board); and, the Meridian Chamber of Commerce (and its Government Affairs Committee).


  • Idaho (1980)
  • US District Court for the District of Idaho (1980)
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1982)

Licensed in Idaho