Idaho House Representative, District 15 - Boise, Idaho
B.A., University of California at Berkeley, ’77; J.D., University of Idaho, ’80
Lynn Luker was born in Idaho Falls. He received a bachelor degree in political science from the University of California at Berkeley (1977), and received his law degree from the University of Idaho College of Law (1980), where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Idaho Law Review. Mr. Luker served for two years as a law clerk to Chief Justice Robert E. Bakes of the Idaho Supreme Court. Since then he has been in the private practice of law focusing primarily on the fields of workers' compensation, injury, and disability law. Mr. Luker has been a certified workers' compensation specialist since 1995 when certification was first authorized. He has argued over 20 cases before the Idaho Supreme Court.
Mr. Luker has served as a member of the Idaho Appellate Rules Committee (1986-92), Chairman of the Idaho State Bar Workers' Compensation Section (1993-96), Member of the Governor's Advisory Committee on Workers' Compensation (1995-98), Chairman of the Workers' Compensation Specialist Certification Committee (1995 - present), and as a member of the Idaho State Bar fee arbitration panel (2002 - present).
In November, 2006, Mr. Luker was elected to the Idaho House of Representatives representing District 15. He is Vice Chairman of the Judiciary, Rules and Administration Committee, and also serves on the State Affairs, and Local Government Committees. He served four years on the Health and Welfare Committee. He and his wife Helen have been married for 36 years and have 8 children and 15 grandchildren.