Lyle D. Eliasen
Lyle Eliasen is a native of American Falls and a graduate of American Falls High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Idaho and a Juris Doctorate in Law from the University of Idaho in 1968. He then spent 5 years as a Staff Judge Advocate in the U. S. Air force serving in California and Alaska.

He returned to American Falls and established his own office in American Falls at 202 Idaho Street in 1975 and has been practicing there since then.

He has a typical small town law practice including estate planning and probate, felony and misdemeanor criminal defense, divorce, and child custody cases, real estate and title actions, bankruptcy, incorporation and general business advice and representation. His practice is primarily in Power County but also includes substantial practice in Bingham and Bannock Counties and a smaller portion in other surrounding counties. He has served a term as Power County Prosecuting Attorney, including the prosecution of two Murder cases during that time. He was appointed as public defender co-counsel in a Power County first degree murder case and is currently serving as appointed public defender in conflicts cases involving Post Conviction Relief Proceedings in Bannock and Power counties. He has defended numerous misdemeanor and felony criminal cases through trial, including jury trials. He has served as a conflict public defender in Power County and has been active in the Pocatello Estate Planning Council. He recently completed his second term as President of that council and attended the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2007. He is also a member of the Sixth Judicial District Citizenís Law Academy Committee.