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422 W Riverside Ave, Suite 1100
Spokane, WA 99201

(509) 624-5265

Spokane Coeur d'Alene Law Firm, Real Estate law, Business and Corporate law, Banking law, Tax law, Litigation, Labor and Employment. 

Edward J. Anson

Anson, Edward

Coeur d'Alene
Phone: 208.667.4000

Legal Assistant:



Primary Practice: Litigation


  • J.D., Gonzaga University, 1977, cum laude
  • B.A., Washington College (Maryland), 1974

Edward Anson has extensive experience in civil litigation in both state and federal courts, focusing on cases involving real property, banking, title insurance, employment, and mining law. He has practiced law in Idaho since 1977. He served as counsel to the City of Wallace for eight years, and has served as general counsel to a national bank and a state-chartered bank. Edward joined Witherspoon Kelley in 1987 when the firm opened its Coeur d’Alene office.

  • Licensed to practice in Idaho
  • Joined Witherspoon Kelley in 1987


  • Lookout Pass Free Ski School, former Director
  • Silver Mountain Lead Mines, Inc., former Director

Representative Work:

  • Scribner v. Worldcom, 249 F.3d 902 (9th Cir. 2001)
  • Twin Lakes Village Property Ass’n, Inc. v. Crowley, 124 Idaho 132, 857 P.2d 611 (1993)
  • First National Bank of North Idaho v. Burgess, 118 Idaho 627, 798 P.2d 472 (1990)

Professional/Civic Activities:

  • American Inns of Court
  • Idaho Trial Lawyers Association
  • Idaho First District Magistrate Commission, former member