Kristyn Escalante is an associate attorney with Parsons Behle & Latimer with a healthcare-focused practice. Prior to joining Parsons Behle & Latimer, Kristyn was committed to public service working in the highest offices of both Idaho’s executive and judicial branches of government. From her experience in the offices of Governor Brad Little and Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter, Kristyn developed a keen understanding of the needs of diverse communities in Idaho and how to best serve these diverse communities. In her roles with the judiciary—a law clerk for the Honorable Chief Justice G. Richard Bevan of the Idaho Supreme Court and a judicial extern for the former Chief Justice, Roger S. Burdick—Kristyn learned the legal importance of sound policy making and the impact of good business judgment. Professionally, Kristyn is regarded for her effective communication skills, attention to detail and desire to find a solution to any problem.
Outside of work, Kristyn spends time exploring Idaho with her husband, two children and two golden retrievers. Whether Kristyn and her family are traveling north to spend time on the lake in Coeur d’Alene, hiking outside of Sun Valley, riding bikes along the Boise Greenbelt, or simply barbequing in their backyard, Kristyn is thankful for what Idaho has provided her and is always eager to give back by way of service to her community.