Meet Idaho’s most experienced elder law attorneys

Whether you’re planning ahead for your own long-term care or facing an immediate family crisis, you’ll find the expertise you need with the attorneys at Elder Law at Ahrens DeAngeli Law Group.

The attorneys Elder Law of Ahrens DeAngeli Law Group specialize in helping you maximize and protect your assets as you deal with long-term care costs and medicaid and veterans benefits. We’re highly regarded within the industry for our ability to navigate the many complex issues surrounding long-term care—and our clients and their families recognize our personal commitment during emotionally demanding times.

David J. Wilson P.C., Partner

David is a partner with Ahrens DeAngeli Law Group.  David is a board-certified elder law attorney with the National Elder Law Foundation (one of only five board-certified elder law attorneys in the state of Idaho).  David graduated cum laude from Arizona State University’s College of Law and clerked for the Honorable Daniel Barker of the Arizona Court of Appeals before completing his LL.M. in taxation at New York University.

David practiced in estate planning in Arizona before moving to Boise. David’s practice centers on asset protection and on helping seniors navigate the financial maze that is long term care. David is a VA-Certified Attorney and also helps veterans navigate the benefits provided by the Veteran’s Administration.

David sits on the Volunteer Leadership Board of the Idaho chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, the Medicaid Sub-Group of Trust and Estate Professionals of Idaho, the Policy Committee of the Idaho Quality of Life Coalition, and participates in many other community and civic groups.

In his spare time David enjoys basketball, walks with his wife and reading. However, David chose several years ago to have children instead of spare time. He now enjoys building lego sets and riding bikes with his 9- and 6-year-old boys.

Michelle Triplett

Michelle Triplett is an associate attorney with Ahrens DeAngeli Law Group and is actively engaged in the Elder Law practice.  Michelle received her Juris Doctorate degree from Drake University Law School in 2014.  Michelle joined Ahrens DeAngeli Law Group after practicing in Iowa for two years.  Michelle’s practice centers on estate planning and asset protection for seniors facing the challenges of long-term care.

Michelle was born and raised in southeast Idaho. After moving back to her home state from the Midwest, Michelle never thought she would enjoy using terms like “smurf turf” so much.

Joshua C.P. Reams

Joshua Reams is an associate attorney with Ahrens DeAngeli Law Group and is actively engaged estate planning and asset protection for seniors. Joshua joined Ahrens DeAngeli Law Group in 2016 after receiving his Juris Doctorate degree from Willamette University College of Law where he graduated as Class Valedictorian. During law school, he was a member of the Willamette Law Review and the Moot Court Board receiving the Bruce Spaulding Award for Trial Advocacy and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award. Joshua clerked for a Salem firm focusing on elder law and business litigation while also externing at Willamette’s Trusts and Estates Clinic and a local estate planning and probate firm. Joshua is an avid football fan and enjoys spending time with his wife. When he is not perusing statutes, he is trying to keep up with his 8 moth old son and their two year old Labrador, Moose.

  • VA-Certified Attorney
  • Elder Law Section of the Oregon State Bar
  • Estate Planning and Administration Section of the Oregon State Bar
  • Taxation Section of the Oregon State Bar
  • Trust and Estate Professionals of Idaho
  • American Bar Association, ABA Real Property, Trust & Estate Law
  • Federalist Society
  • Alzheimer’s Association Greater Idaho Chapter, Walk to End Alzheimer’s Planning Committee Volunteer

Peter C. Sisson

Pete is of counsel to Ahrens DeAngeli Law Group.  Pete is a Board-Certified Estate Planning Law Specialist by the National Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc., the only estate planning certification entity approved by the American Bar Association and the Idaho State Bar Association.

Pete is an Accredited Estate Planner and an Accredited Veteran Attorney by the Department of Veteran’s Affairs.  He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the National Care Planning Council, the Boise Estate Planning Council, past President and Board Member of The Idaho Quality-of-Life Coalition (formerly the Idaho State Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and The Better Way Coalition) and the Idaho State Bar Section on Taxation, Probate, and Trust Law.

He has in the past served on or currently serves on the board of directors for numerous local organizations, including the Idaho chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, SunHealth Behavioral Systems (a psychiatric hospital), The Better Way Coalition, The Idaho End of Life Coalition and The Life Care Planning Law Firms Association.

He received his law degree from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis in 1988, graduating Order of the Coif, an honor awarded to those in the top 10% of their class.