Matthew L. Walters


PHONE: 208-343-5454  FAX: 208-384-5844


Mr. Walters joined the firm in August 2003 and became a shareholder in 2009.  He practices primarily in the area of civil litigation with an emphasis in employment law, fiduciary/probate disputes and ski industry litigation.  Mr. Walters is currently the Managing Director at Elam & Burke and is looking forward to leading the firm into its 90th year as a preeminent law firm in Idaho.

Prior to joining Elam & Burke, Mr. Walters served a one-year clerkship for The Honorable Ronald J. Wilper, District Judge, Fourth Judicial District of Idaho.  Mr. Walters went to college at the University of Montana and graduated from the University of Idaho Law School in 2001. When not dealing with legal issues, Mr. Walters enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters.

Practice Areas


University of Idaho, J.D. 2002; University of Mary; University of Montana, B.A. Sociology, cum laude 1999.


Idaho state, Montana state and federal courts.


Idaho State Bar (Employment and Labor Law Section); Idaho Association of Defense Counsel: Association of Ski Defense Attorneys; First Tee of Idaho