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Law Enforcement Center
230 N Main Street
Driggs, ID   83422

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230 N Main Street
Driggs, ID   83422

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208-354-2990 (phone)
208-354-2994 (fax)
bsiddoway@co.teton.id.us

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Monday - Friday: 9 - 5

 

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Billie Siddoway - Prosecuting Attorney

Ms. Siddoway was elected in January of 2017. She is serving a 4-year term expiring January 2021 and will not be seeking re-election.

Ms. Siddoway grew up in Eastern Idaho on a sheep ranch that has been in her family for five generations. Before her election as Teton County's Prosecuting Attorney, Ms. Siddoway was in private practice for fourteen years, focusing on commercial litigation in antitrust and competition law. 

Ms. ​Siddoway graduated from the University of Utah College of Law​ and earned a B.A. at the University of Idaho. She has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell, she has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America by U.S. News and World Report, and she is listed as a Women Leader in the Law by Fortune Magazine.

Siddoway is proud to be a part of Teton Valley's dynamic community. Her goals as Prosecuting Attorney are to ensure that all people and businesses are treated fairly in their criminal and civil dealings with the county. She also hopes to strengthen the working relationship between the Prosecutor's Office and the Sheriff's Office. 

Bailey Smith - Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

As the Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Ms. Smith handles felony criminal cases and assists with misdemeanor, juvenile, mental commitment, civil and advisory matters.  She works closely with the Teton County Sheriff’s Office and assists Ms. Siddoway in managing the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney. 

Prior to becoming the Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Ms. Smith worked for over 6 years as a litigator at prominent law firms in New York City.  There, she handled high-stakes criminal and regulatory investigations involving money laundering, insider trading, accounting fraud and bribery.  She also handled complex commercial disputes and advised clients on a range of regulatory matters.  

Aside from her paying work, Ms. Smith is dedicated to providing pro-bono legal services to those in need.  She has represented indigent clients in criminal matters regarding narcotics trafficking, identity theft, credit card fraud, battery, supervised release violations and government services fraud.  In 2018, she worked with Lawyers Without Borders training prosecutors and judges in Tanzania on how to prosecute human trafficking cases and improve their evidentiary and case management skills.

Ms. Smith earned her J.D. with high honors from the George Washington University Law school in Washington, D.C.  While there, she worked for the Honorable Emmet G. Sullivan at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.  Prior to law school, she attended the University of Richmond and graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in political science and double minor in Spanish and Italian.

In her free time, Ms. Smith is an outdoor enthusiast and loves to ski, hike, horseback ride and spend time with her Bernese Mountain Dog, Zoe. 

Richard Friess - Deputy Prosecuting Attorney

As Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Mr. Friess handles misdemeanor criminal matters. Mr Friess earned his J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law and a B.S. in economics from the University of Utah.

 


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