Michael A. Ealylast updated: July 2015


Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Ealy was a biologist for Weyerhaeuser Company. While at Weyerhaeuser, Mr. Ealy became interested in the practice of law and, following graduation from the University of Idaho College of Law, Mr. Ealy began his legal career as a law clerk to now retired First District Judge James F. Judd. Following his clerkship, Mr. Ealy joined the firm and started his practice primarily in the area of civil litigation arising out of insurance defense and real estate related matters. Over the last several years, Mr. Ealy's civil litigation practice has expanded to include construction law, land use planning, landlord tenant, and water law related issues. Mr. Ealy's primary practice area is construction related, and Mr. Ealy has represented project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, and material suppliers on all aspects of construction related matters arising out of both private and public works contracts. Mr. Ealy presently has a BV-rating with Martindale-Hubbell.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Law
  • Contract Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Land Use, Planning & Zoning
  • Civil Litigation
  • Water Law
  • Landlord/Tenant Law

Bar Admissions

  • Idaho, 1997
  • Washington, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Idaho, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington, 1999


  • University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho
    • J.D. - 1997
  • University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
    • B.S., Biology - 1989

Honors and Awards

  • A.M. Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys
  • BV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Idaho State Bar
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Kootenai County Bar Association, Past President
  • Idaho Law Review

Contact Michael A. Ealy

Ramsden & Lyons, LLP
700 Northwest Blvd
PO Box 1336
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho  83816
Phone: (208) 664-5818
Toll Free: (800) 352-0813
Fax: (208) 664-5884


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Idaho

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