Michael Lutz

Associate

Michael Lutz has been an attorney at the Spence Law Firm since 2013. He has successfully litigated cases ranging from truck crashes to insurance bad faith to wrongful death, and has argued appeals to the Idaho and Wyoming Supreme Courts.

Michael double majored in biology and political science at DePauw University, graduating at the top of his class in each discipline. He graduated second in his class at the University of Colorado while also working as an editor on the Law Review and competing in moot court and mock trial tournaments. He then served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Justice Warren E. Jones of the Idaho Supreme Court.

Michael lives in Pinedale, Wyoming where he enjoys outdoor adventures and spending time with his wife and dog.

Michael is admitted to practice in:

  • Colorado State Court
  • Idaho State and Federal Courts
  • North Dakota Federal Court
  • Wyoming State and Federal Courts

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

  • Preserving Notice Pleading in Wyoming: A Proposed Argument Against Adopting the Iqbal/Twombly Plausibility Standard, The Coffee House (Dec. 2018)
  • Beating Common Discovery Objections Part One: Subsequent Remedial Measures, The Coffee House (May 2018)
  • Restore Colorado’s Repair Doctrine for Construction Defect Claims, 83 U. Colo. L. Rev. 875 (2012)

NOTABLE CASES

  • Forbush v. Sagecrest Multi Family Property Owners’ Association, Inc., 162 Idaho 317, 396 P.3d 1199 (2017)

INTERESTS

  • Competitive running (1600 meter to 52K), road cycling, cross-country skiing, triathlons.

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