Lawyers of Distinction wishes to welcome Keely Duke, Esq. of Boise, Idaho. Ms. Duke is a founder of Duke Scanlan & Hall and is one of Idaho’s elite trial lawyers. Ms. Duke has dedicated her career in the law to defending companies, employers, and individuals in complex business litigation and in medical malpractice, legal malpractice, employment, insurance bad faith, and product liability/medical device litigation.

Ms. Duke received her undergraduate degree from Carroll College in Helena, Montana (1996), B.A. (Business Administration and Political Science). She then went on to receive her law degree from Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon (1999), J.D

Ms. Duke has participated in a number of appeals before the Idaho Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She has also served as an arbitrator in a wrongful death case.

Ms. Duke holds an “AV” rating with Martindale-Hubbell and since 2009 has been selected by her peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America in two categories, Medical Malpractice Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation. She has also been included in “Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” and is praised in that publication for her “sheer hard work, great organization, diligence and determination to fight tooth and nail for her clients.”

In addition, Ms. Duke has published numerous works including: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Limitations on a Health Care Provider’s Right to Indemnification When it is Targeted Under the False Claims Act as a Result of the Fraudulent Activities of a Third Party with Which it Contracts or Associates, The Federal Lawyer, February 2009, 50-State Survey on Legal Malpractice (Idaho), American Bar Association (2009 to present), and FMLA Changes Now In Effect, Idaho Employment Law Letter, February 2009

Ms. Duke’s bar admission include: All Idaho state courts, Idaho Court of Appeals, Idaho Supreme Court, U.S. District Courts for the District of Idaho, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Idaho State Bar Association (1999 – present), American Bar Association (1999 – present), Oregon State Bar