Slade provides his clients with strategic advice in a broad spectrum of areas, including complex business disputes, and commercial, employment, insurance, medical malpractice, and significant injury litigation. Whether in litigation or not, Slade approaches his clients’ problems with pragmatism and dedication in order to achieve the most successful outcome possible.
Slade D. Sokol is a shareholder and member of the Litigation, Health Law, Employment and Labor Law, and Insurance Practice groups at Parsons Behle & Latimer. In addition to the areas referenced above, Slade regularly advises and handles litigation work for his clients in the areas of contract and real property, corporate and business, trusts and estates, intellectual property, employment and labor, product liability, wrongful death, and trucking collision litigation. Slade provides his clients with representation in all Idaho courts, including the United States District Court for the District of Idaho, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, as well as before administrative agencies.
Slade received his undergraduate degree from Boise State University before attending Michigan State University College of Law, where he graduated in the top 10 percent of his class. He represents the third generation of the Sokol family to practice law.
Return of Trust Funds and Pre-Judgment Interest for Clients
Obtained a judgment on behalf of a group of trust beneficiaries to prevent a trustee’s attempt to abscond with millions of dollars of life insurance policy proceeds that were trust assets. Also obtained a pre-judgment interest award to compensate the beneficiaries for the lost investment opportunities from the trustee’s attempt to take the funds.
Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.
Top 10 percent Dean’s List /Jurisprudence Achievement Awards (top grade in course):
Water Law, Plea and Sentencing Clinic I, Mergers and Acquisitions
Journal of Business and Securities Law, Member
Boise State University, B.S. Political Science
Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society
Political Science Association, President
Idaho State Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
(2016 – Present)
American Inns of Court No. 130, Boise, Idaho
(2014 – 2016)
United Way of Treasure Valley – Health Vision Council Member
(2021 – Present)
Leadership Boise Program, Boise Metro Chamber
(2016 – 2018 Class)
Parsons Behle & Latimer Elects a Record Number of New Shareholders,
The Uncertain Enforceability of Forum Selection Clauses in the Era of COVID-19,
Parsons Behle & Latimer Wins Judgment for Idaho Agribusiness Client,
Are the Tides Changing? NLRB Reconsiders Standards for Evaluating When an Employee’s Conduct Results in Loss of NLRA Protection,