About Us

Rathdrum is a quickly growing community. It has made a name for itself not only as a suburb of Coeur d’Alene, but as an attractive destination of its own. Rathdrum’s citizens deserves ethical, high quality legal services. Jonathon Frantz established Post Falls Law in 2016 to provide those services to the Post Falls area. With the creation of Rathdrum Law in 2018, they’ve expanded the range even further.

Rathdrum Law’s mission is to provide exceptional legal services to the Rathdrum area. We have a team of dedicated paralegals and attorneys with a broad range of experience. Whether you need help with criminal defense, family law, civil litigation, estate planning, or more, we can help.

We’ve been preparing a brand new suite for Rathdrum Law, and renovations are nearing completion. We can’t wait for you to stop by to check us out.

Because every legal issue is unique, we offer free consultations. You’ll have a chance to meet an attorney and explain your needs—all without spending a dime. No issue is too small to learn about your options to solve it. Stop by or schedule an appointment online or over the phone. We’re excited to meet you and show you how Rathdrum Law can help.

Our Team

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<h3 style="text-align: center;">Jonathon Frantz</h3>
<p>Jonathon is an attorney who dedicates his time and talents to serving those around him. He believes that each person should have the opportunity to defend and preserve their rights as a citizen in the Great State of Idaho. Jonathon was born and raised in Kootenai County, Idaho. His passion for his native roots has been a foundation throughout life, including his educational career. After completing his high school degree at age sixteen, he completed two years of college at North Idaho College before serving a two-year mission in Spain for his church. Following his mission, he attended the University of Idaho and received a Bachelor’s degree in General Studies with an Emphasis in Business and Spanish in 2007.</p>
<p>Jonathon met his wife, Katie while attending school in Moscow and after completing his B.A. he was hired as a real estate managing executive for a luxury home development in Twin Lakes, Idaho. He and his wife purchased their first home in Post Falls and found that community to be a wonderful place to start their family. After 4 years of real estate management, Jonathon was inspired to pursue a law degree and was accepted into the University of Idaho College of Law. Motivated to accelerate his education, Jonathon was given special permission by the Dean of Students to complete Law School early by assuming extra heavy classloads. He graduated honors with a Juris Doctorate of Law in 2012. He was also the first law school graduate with a “Business Law Emphasis.”</p>
<p>In his free time, Jonathon is an avid road biker and an active member of the Mountain View Cyclery sponsored team. He thoroughly enjoys the outdoors and is often found running, hiking and swimming. Jonathon spends much of his time involved in community leadership; whether it be coaching parks and recreation soccer teams, church service, volunteering for triathlon and biking events or as a Boy Scouts of America leader; he is a valued member of his community. Above all, Jonathon is a family man and a devoted husband and father to his wife and four children.</p>
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Jonathon Frantz

Business Law, Civil Law, Litigation

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<h3>Kurt Schwab</h3>
<p>An Idaho native, Kurt possesses and exhibits all the qualities this great state, Idaho, stands for—hard work, honesty, ingenuity, and straightforwardness.  Kurt studied at Utah State University where he graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in History.  After graduation he worked in Texas and Washington, D.C. before commencing his legal education at the University of Idaho College of Law.  There he pursued his Juris Doctorate with an emphasis in litigation.  He won a place on the school’s Trial Team where he competed in the national competition in Seattle, WA, and St. Louis, MO.  In addition, Kurt competed on the school’s appellate team which competed in a national competition in New York City.</p>
<p>Upon graduation from law school, Kurt opened a private practice in Twin Falls, Idaho.  There he successfully represented the residents of Magic Valley both in and out of the courtroom.  He was recognized by the Idaho State Bar in 2016 for his volunteer legal work for senior citizens, receiving the Denise O’Donnell Day Pro Bono Award.</p>
<p>Kurt is passionate about the law and the rights provided by the legal system.  He volunteers in his church and loves to spend time with his family.  He loves northern Idaho and its people and is happy to have the opportunity of serving this great community.</p>
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Kurt Schwab

Wills and Trusts, Estate Planning, Probate

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<h3>Chris Williams</h3>
<p>Chris is passionate about providing clients legal advice with honesty and integrity. A native of Walla Walla, WA, Chris has made the Northwest his long-term home. He studied at Washington State University in Pullman, WA to earn his Bachelor’s Degree before attending University of Idaho in pursuit of his J.D. While in law school, he was granted membership on the university’s Law Review, competed on the National Appellate Advocacy team, and graduated with an emphasis in Business Law and Entrepreneurship. During law school, he spent time with the Idaho State Supreme Court, Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc., and the J.R. Simplot Company.</p>
<p>After graduating, he worked with the District of Idaho Bankruptcy Court and Martelle & Associates before joining Post Falls Law in 2018. Prior to college, he spent six years serving as a medic in the Washington Army National Guard, including a nine-month tour of Iraq during which he was awarded an Army Commendation Medal and Army Achievement Medal.</p>
<p>He enjoys taking a dip, rooting for the Seahawks, and spending time with his wife and their two dogs.</p>
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Chris Williams

Bankruptcy, Tax Relief

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<h3>Bryce Myrvang</h3>
<p>Bryce Myrvang is an attorney who dedicates his time to serving those in his community. Bryce is committed to achieving each of his client’s goals. Bryce is driven by his desire to provide loyalty, passion and professionalism when representing his clients. A local boy, he was born and raised in North Idaho and is excited to continue serving in the community he’s always called home. He joined the firm in 2018 and is a graduate of Gonzaga University School of Law. Bryce is licensed to practice in both Idaho and Washington State.</p>
<p>In his free time. Bryce enjoys spending time with his wife and son. He is an avid board game enthusiast and collector …checkmate. Bryce also enjoys getting together with his extended family and looks forward to expanding his own immediate family (due near the end of the year). Bryce also spends time helping his community by residing on his local Home Owner’s Association Board and serving with the Boy Scouts of America.</p>
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Bryce Myrvang

Estate Planning, Intellectual Property Law

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<h3>Field Herrington</h3>
<p>Field grew up on the rolling hills of the Palouse. He was born and raised in Moscow, Idaho. Throughout High School Field worked as a cook at the Breakfast Club, a popular Moscow restaurant. Upon his graduation from Moscow High School, Field relocated to Seattle in hopes of pursing a culinary career and quickly found employment as a pantry chef at 13 Coins in Seattle.</p>
<p>While he enjoyed his time as a Chef, he was offered an opportunity to change careers when he obtained a position as a Senior Project Coordinator for FedEx Kinkos (Later FedEx Office) at their busy downtown Seattle location. With this senor position Field honed his leadership skills as he ensured projects were completed correctly and on-time. It was during this time Field began to work towards a college degree.</p>
<p>Field started his education at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, Washington, where he obtained his Associates Degree and an Advanced Paralegal Certificate. Upon completion of his Associated Degree he returned to the Palouse to attend Washington State University in Pullman. Field graduated from WSU with a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a Minor in Sociology.</p>
<p>After finishing his studies at WSU, Field decided to take a 50 day, 10,000 mile, motorcycle trip across the United States. Following his trip around the Country, in the fall of 2014, Field began his studies to become a lawyer at the University of Idaho College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in May of 2017. Field believes in giving back to the community and was a volunteer and later co-leader of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance clinic where he earned honors for providing over 80 hours of volunteer pro bono assistance helping individuals and families navigate filing their taxes.</p>
<p>Throughout his time in law school Field worked as a Paralegal and later as a limited practice legal intern for his father, William Herrington, a long-time Idaho attorney, assisting him in all aspects of his practice. Later Field took a job with Baumgarten Law Offices in Pullman focusing on Criminal Defense and Family Law matters. Field enjoys practicing in the areas of local government law & land use, real estate, estate planning, family, and criminal law.</p>
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Field Herrington

Family Law, Business Law, Civil Law

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<h3>James Bendell</h3>
<p>James Bendell obtained his law degree from Rutgers Law School following his graduation from the College of William and Mary. After working as a prosecutor he conducted jury trials for insurance companies for 16 years and presently represents individuals in a variety of civil litigation. In addition to his work in private practice Mr. Bendell served as a Superior Court Commissioner and Judge Pro Tem in Washington State.</p>
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James Bendell

Real Estate Law, Business Law, Civil Law

Barbara Cooley

Office Manager

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<h3>Andrea Streeter</h3>
<p>Andrea Streeter joined Post Falls Law in 2018.  Andrea currently is legal assistant for the bankruptcy team.  Andrea assists in bankruptcy by gathering, organizing, and reviewing client documentation in preparation for the bankruptcy attorney.  Andrea strives to make the bankruptcy process as smooth as possible for all clients.</p>
<p>Andrea Streeter completed 2 years at North Idaho College and then finished her education with a BA in Business from Gonzaga University.</p>
<p>Outside of work Andrea enjoys volunteering at a local therapeutic riding stable, that benefits children and young adults.</p>
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Andrea Streeter

Paralegal

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<h3>Kristin Berg</h3>
<p>Kristin Berg is a paralegal in our Post Falls office. She started her journey to become a paralegal in 2016 and has over a year of experience. Kristin attended North Idaho College and graduated with a Paralegal-Associate of Applied Science Degree and an Office Technology Intermediate Technical Certificate. Kristin has practiced in almost all areas of law, but specializes in Estate Planning, Probate, Evictions, and Business.</p>
<p>Kristin was born and raised in the Coeur d’Alene area and lives with her husband of 13 years and her two sons. In her spare time, Kristin enjoys reading, photography, woodworking, home improvement projects, and spending time with her family and friends.</p>
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Kristin Berg

Paralegal

Talia Fairchild

Paralegal

Morgan Burr

Paralegal

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<h3>Maleah Davison</h3>
<p>Maleah grew up in a small town in Eastern Washington called Odessa. Odessa is a small farming community with a population of about 800 people. She moved up to Northern Idaho in June of 2018, and so far is loving it! She also loves coming to work knowing she is going to help someone. She is also the first in her family to ever have a career in law.</p>
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Maleah Davison

Receptionist

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8475 N Government Way Suite 101

Hayden, ID 83835

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