Scott W. Marotz
Scott W. MarotzAttorney

Mr. Marotz has been practicing law since September 1981. 

His practice has been both as a member and partner in several firms. From 1998-2014 he was a sole practitioner in Idaho Falls. 

Since May of 2014, he has been a member of Anderson, Julian and Hull. 

He is rated AV by Martindale Hubbell and has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation matters, as well as, business entities and individuals in transactional matters, primarily involving agricultural and business development.

Over the past 25 years, a significant part of his practice has involved representing Idaho School Districts both in litigation and assisting in school district’s day-to-day legal needs. 

Mr. Marotz has also spent a significant amount of time working with school districts in drafting and negotiating master agreements. 

He has been involved in both commercial and military aircraft crash litigation. As well as insurance company takeovers, international business transactions in Africa and India, and large complex commercial litigation.

Including the longest trial in Idaho history which lasted six months. He has an active litigation and transactional practice focused on education, commercial business development, and litigation.

He has been married 30 years and has three children. 

He enjoys cooking, reading and experiencing life with his wife, children, and his dog. He is also actively involved in his wife’s greeting card business.

Experience

Mr. Julian, as founder and senior partner of Anderson, Julian & Hull, LLP, has vast experience in the areas of education law, employment law, insurance, personal injury, complex commercial litigation, defense of governmental entities, anti-trust, civil rights, products liability, professional liability, construction law, real estate, commercial transactions, and appeals. He has recently been trained as a court certified mediator.
Mr. Julian has lectured to numerous governmental entities and private employers regarding employment law, disability law, discrimination issues, and various other critical employment law points. He has lectured on insurance law coverage and punitive damage issues.He is the sponsor of the annual Education Law Institute presented annually to school board attorneys, trustees, teachers and administrators.
Along with being an extremely experienced litigator, Mr. Julian is a prolific writer and is the author of The Law of Education in Idaho, The Leading Authority on Education Law, and the Idaho Uniform Manual of Policies and Procedures for Schools, Handbook for School Boards and Administrators for Use in the Formulation of Policies in Compliance with State and Federal Law.Mr. Julian is also a sponsor of the Education Law Institute, which is presented annually to school board attorneys, trustees, teachers and administrators in Boise. As a consequence of that engagement, Mr. Julian has published a number of topics including employment law, sexual harassment, perspectives on reduction in force, school prayer, avoiding discrimination claims, and hiring process, etc.

Noteable Cases

Mr. Julian has serverd as lead trial counsel in over 100 cases with a 90 percent win ratio. Notable cases (both published and unpublished) include:

  • Reece v. Pocatello/Chubbuck School District, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22688
  • Beach v. J.D. Lumber, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10690
  • Potlatch Education Association v. Potlatch School District, 148 Idaho 630, 226, P3d 1277 (2010)
  • Cherry v. Coregis Insurance Co., 146 Idaho 882, 204 P3d 522 (2009)
  • Ackley v. Bruneau-Grandview School District, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29867
  • Hancock v. Idaho Falls School District, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52243
  • Kolar v. Cassia County, 142 Idaho 346, 127 P 2d 962 (2005)
  • Rose v. Loos, 130 Fed Appx. 78 (9th Cir. 2005)
  • Hayenga v. Nampa Sch. Dist., 123 Fed. Appx. 783 (9th Cir. 2004)
  • Summers v. Cambridge Sch. Dist. No. 432, 139 Idaho 953, 88 P3d 772 (2004)

Practice Areas

  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • General Litigation
  • Commercial Law

Education

Cum laude from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science degree; graduated cum laude from University of Idaho, College of Law in December, 1978.

Recipient of various scholarships and honors, including:

  • Idaho Law Foundation Scholarship; Richard B. Minas Scholarship (University of Idaho Law School)
  • Idaho Law Review, Managing Editor
  • Utah State University Leadership Scholarship
  • Rich Memorial Scholastic Scholarship
  • Blue Key Honorary Fraternity Outstanding Student Award. Kappa Phi

Professional Affiliations

  • Sitting president of the local chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member of the Council of School Attorneys
  • National School Board Association
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