John Ford Elsaesser

Adjunct Professor
​​​​​​​University of Idaho, College of Law

Senior Partner, Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson Elliott & Macdonald in Sandpoint, Idaho
Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy

Professor Elsaesser is a senior partner of the firm Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson Elliott & Macdonald in Sandpoint, Idaho. A graduate of the University of Idaho, College of Law, Professor Elsaesser’s practice areas include Commercial Law and Banking, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Trusteeships, and Civil Litigation. He served as Chairman and President of the American Bankruptcy Institute and is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. He has successfully argued before the United States Supreme Court and has testified before various subcommittees of the House of Representatives.

Professor Elsaesser teaches Small Business Bankruptcy with Professor Kilpatrick, Representing Trustees in Bankruptcy with Professors Hildebrand and Jackson, Religious & Non-Profit Entity Bankruptcy with Professor Boswell and The Great Mortgage Debacle of 2008– Foreclosure and Bankruptcy with Professor Hildebrand.