David S. Jensen

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David S. Jensen
Phone: 208.562.4900
Direct: 208.562.4904

David Jensen represents clients in real estate transactions, commercial and consumer lending, business entity formation, mergers and acquisitions and general business planning. David’s experience and transactions include:

  • Representing a public pension fund, documenting and negotiating hundreds of commercial real estate term loans
  • Documenting and negotiating multiple commercial real estate construction loans for bank clients
  • Counseling a bank client in multi-million-dollar asset-based revolving lines of credit
  • Documenting and negotiating commercial real estate term loans. Acting as local counsel for borrower clients in connection with third-party closing opinions for commercial real estate term loans.
  • Representing buyers and sellers in purchasing and selling commercial real property
  • Acting for the buyer of a wine and beer distribution business
  • Negotiating and drafting leases for landlords and tenants
  • Representing buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of businesses
  • Counseling brokers investing in a brokerage business

David has served as chair of committees that updated the Idaho Business Corporations Act; reviewed and adapted the Uniform Business Organizations Code; and the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act for adoption in Idaho. He has served as a committee member in the review of Uniform Acts for adoption in Idaho including The Revised Uniform Partnership Act; The Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act; and Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code.

David frequently lectures at various CLE courses and other seminars regarding real estate, business and lending.

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University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., 1989)

Cum Laude

Carleton College (B.A., 1984, with Distinction)


Ranked in Chambers USA – Real Estate and Corporate/Commercial

Mountain States Super Lawyers – Real Estate Law, 2015-2020

Clerkship, Honorable Richard W. Sabers, Justice of the Supreme Court of South Dakota



Idaho State Bar – Real Property Section, past Chair; Business and Corporate Law Section, past Chair, Inaugural Distinguished Section Member Award

American Bar Association

Fellow in the American College of Mortgage Attorneys

Fellow in the American College of Real Estate Lawyers

University of Idaho College of Law, Adjunct Professor, Sales - 2017 to Present

Idaho Uniform Law Commissioner (2018-present)


Trustee, Idaho Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation, Inc.

Boise Vista Lions

Advisor, Venturing Crew 33

Assistant Scoutmaster Troop 33

Leadership Boise


U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Idaho
South Dakota


University of Minnesota Law School