J. Charles Hepworth


Hepworth Holzer, LLP
537 W. Bannock Street #200
Boise, Idaho 83702
United States

Tel: 208-343-7510
Fax: 208 342 2927

Email: CHepworth@HepworthHolzer.com
Web: hepworthholzer.com

There is no better personal injury or medical malpractice attorney in Idaho than Charlie Hepworth. He is universally recognized by fellow lawyers, and his clients, as the leading Boise, Idaho trial lawyer. When it comes to medical malpractice cases no attorney in Idaho comes close to him for a record of success.

That he is the top attorney for injury cases is shown by the fact he is Idaho’s only member of the Inner Circle of Advocates.

Born and raised in Twin Falls County, he attended Stanford University as an undergraduate where he graduated with a degree in English in 1978. Charlie obtained his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 1981. He moved back to Idaho in 1983 and has practiced law in Idaho since 1983.

Charlie devotes his practice to representing individuals with claims for personal injury, medical malpractice or wrongful death. Charlie has more than 30 years of experience as a lawyer in Idaho courtrooms.

Charlie currently handles various types of personal injury cases, with an emphasis on medical malpractice and medical product liability cases and significant injury cases caused by motor vehicle accidents or other causes.

In addition to being an Inner Circle member, Charlie is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only, and membership cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state.

Charlie has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for each of the past ten years, and Mountain States Super Lawyers during the past several years in the field of personal injury litigation.

Charlie has been lead counsel in numerous cases which have resulted in verdicts or settlements in excess of a million dollars. One of the more interesting cases involved a tragic motor vehicle accident in Italy which dramatically impacted a family from Boise. After prolonged litigation in Italy, the case resolved for more than $10 million. Two of the more noteworthy trial verdicts include a $6.15 million verdict obtained in 2006 for the family of a 28-year-old woman who died as a result of a medical error, and a $7.55 million verdict obtained against St. Luke’s Hospital in a wrongful death case in 2001.

More recent verdicts and settlements include a 2014 settlement involving a woman from New Mexico who settled a medical malpractice claim for $5 million. In 2015, Charlie helped an Idaho family resolve a wrongful death medical malpractice claim for $2 million.

Charlie and his wife, Margaret, have four children: Haley, Matt, Mark, and Grace. In addition to spending time with his family, Charlie enjoys various sports activities, including biking and skiing. Charlie also has volunteered as a board member for various local community groups.

At the personal injury and wrongful death law firm of Hepworth Holzer, LLP, we will answer questions regarding personal injury claims. For the legal information you need, talk to the best accident attorneys near you, call us now at (208)343-7510. It is our focus on our clients’ needs that has led to each of our lawyers receiving numerous accolades and memberships in leading trial lawyer groups. It is not those accolades that are important, it is what we can do for people hurt by the negligence of others that matters.

There are many types of serious personal injuries that a Boise injury attorney can help you face. It is not just truck wrecks or car accidents. There are also thing such as:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Burn Injury
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Farming Incidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Tourists, Students & Travelers
  • Animal Attacks
  • Dram Shop and Other Alcohol Related Injury Claims
  • Swimming Pool Injuries
  • Public Transportation And Taxi Collisions
  • Nursing Home Abuse

We are proud our clients have regularly rated us as 5-Star lawyers. And that those clients recommended and send friends and family to us for consultation and representation As Idaho personal injury attorneys we provide experienced, knowledgeable and comprehensive legal representation. We believe better lawyers get better results. And, you won’t find better accident injury attorneys in Boise or Nampa, across the Treasure Valley. Or, frankly, anywhere in Idaho. We have represented people for personal injury accidents in Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Salmon, Mountain Home, Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry. In our 52 years, we have represented clients in every county across the state.

Medical claims, insurance settlements and litigation involve highly complex insurance, medical and liability questions. There are many overlapping laws and legal procedures. There are insurance contract issues in accident and personal injury claims as well. Be sure that you pursue, and recover, the full value of your claim following an injury accident.

Our roots were planted in Idaho in 1952 when John C. Hepworth opened the Hepworth Law Firm in Buhl, Idaho. Since then our firm has built an unmatched reputation for legal excellence, professionalism, and integrity. As advocates, we are committed to helping individuals and families throughout Idaho navigate the world of personal injury litigation as quickly and efficiently as possible. We have a long track record of achieving winning results. No firm in Idaho history can match the results we have obtained for our clients.

Charlie Hepworth, Kurt Holzer, John Janis, John Edwards and John Kluksdal are winning trial lawyers with a well-deserved reputation for exceptional results. All are AV-rated by Martindale Hubble. Each has been recognized by Superlawyers. Three are listed in Best Lawyers in America. Charlie is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates. Our client and peer reviews tell the story. And, our associate, Zach Zollinger is proving he fits the model of top-notch injury attorney.

We express our goal as delivering Life-Changing Law. That reflects our commitment to make clients’ lives better. And it is part of what leads us to be acknowledged by our peers as the best injury lawyers in Idaho. Our hard earned 5-star reputations came from handling challenging cases. We have a history of success for clients in wide-variety of personal injury claims including collisions, medical malpractice, chiropractic malpractice, and for other injuries arising from motor vehicle accidents, bicycle crashes, pedestrian accidents, boating accidents and even animal attacks.

“Charlie has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for each of the past ten years, and Mountain States Super Lawyers during the past several years in the field of personal injury litigation.”