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Shelly H. Cozakos, Esq.

Ms. Cozakos received her law degree in 1995 and has been representing individuals and businesses throughout Idaho for over 25 years.
As a former partner with the international law firm Perkins Cole, LLP, Ms. Cozakos has handled hundreds of cases. She uses her extensive courtroom experience to bring pragmatic solutions to contested matters,
focusing on reaching a quick resolution if possible.
Ms. Cozakos regularly prepares business contracts and a variety of commercial contracts. She also handles some family matters, contested and uncontested probates.

Ms. Cozakos regularly prepares business contracts and a variety of commercial contracts.  She also handles some family matters, contested and uncontested probates.
 
Ms. Cozakos received her law degree in 1995 and has been representing individuals and businesses in courtrooms throughout Idaho for over 25 years. As a former partner with the international law firm Perkins Cole, LLP, and a founder of her own firm, Ms. Cozakos has dealt with hundreds of cases, big and small. She has extensive courtroom experience and specializes in business contracts, business disputes, and employment law. She also handles contested and uncontested probates and trusts. Ms. Cozakos takes a proactive and pragmatic approach to help solve and prevent legal problems.
Ms. Cozakos’ love of children led her to develop a specialized adoption practice. For the past ten years, she has worked to finalize hundreds of adoptions and parental terminations throughout Idaho, helping families in cities throughout the state of Idaho and finalizing hundreds of international adoptions for Idaho families. Ms. Cozakos is one of the few attorneys in Idaho able to provide experienced legal help with complex adoptions. As a member of the elite Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys, Ms. Cozakos uses her extensive trial experience to ensure her client’s adoptions are as efficient and straightforward as possible. Ms. Cozakos has helped clients expand their families in states throughout the U.S.

Ms. Cozakos graduated from the University of Idaho, School of Law towards the top of her class and was the recipient of multiple awards. She volunteers her time as a pro-bono attorney for Family Advocates and others. Ms. Cozakos is the mother to three wonderful children and in her free time enjoys watching them in their various sports. She also enjoys playing tennis, skiing, and golfing. 

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