Matthew F. McColl is a founding partner in Quane Jones McColl, PLLC. Matt is a second generation Idaho lawyer. Matt’s litigation practice is state-wide. He routinely represents clients in North, Central, Southwest and Eastern Idaho. Matt has a passion for the defense of health care providers in all phases of malpractice litigation and before state licensing boards. Matt regularly represents physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, psychologists, nurse anesthetists, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists as well as hospitals and medical clinics and all medical staff. Matt’s defense of health care providers extends to representation in insurance reimbursement claims and counseling on HIPAA and other regulatory matters. He regularly speaks to physicians about medical risk avoidance throughout the state.
Matt’s practice also includes defense in product liability, construction defect claims, gas and explosion claims, auto and trucking liability, and he handles insurance coverage disputes, bad faith and real estate litigation. Matt’s jury trial experience includes complex medical malpractice actions and he has handled numerous appeals and argued before the Idaho Supreme Court.
Matt grew up in Eagle, Idaho. He graduated cum laude from The College of Idaho with a B.A. in political science and a minor in history. At the College, Matt wrote for The Coyote, was on the Student Senate, and played soccer for the ’Yotes. Matt has since served on the College’s Alumni Board and chaired a scholarship committee.
Matt was a graduate and law student at the University of Utah, where he studied political theory, international relations, early American history and the law. Matt was a graduate assistant, teaching U.S. National Government and American Foreign Policy. Matt’s litigation experience began at the U, when he obtained a 3rd Year Limited Law License and represented clients for the Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake.
After law school Matt served a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Kathryn A. Sticklen of the Idaho Fourth Judicial District assisting in all phases of Judge Sticklen’s Ada and Boise County dockets as well as her service on the Ada County Drug Court.
Prior to joining Quane Jones McColl, Matt, Terry Jones and Jerry Quane practiced at a Boise firm, where Matt was a partner.
Matt has chaired the 4th District Bar’s CLE Program and the Idaho Court Appointed Special Advocate Grant Committee. He was previously an advisor to the Ada County Youth Court. Matt is currently on the 4th District CASA Attorney Advisory Panel and he has represented volunteer guardians ad litem in dozens of complex child protection proceedings.
Matt is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rated by Martindale Hubbell.
Matt and his family are very active in Idaho’s outdoors and enjoy skiing, biking, hiking, fishing and camping.