McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey PLLC

Knowledge, Skill + Resolve To Win

When your search for answers to a troubling legal predicament leads you to us, you are tapping into our versatile lawyers’ decades of combined experience, globally recognized expertise and tradition of personal service.

Locally Invested, Internationally Recognized

Our diverse clientele includes owners of established and emerging businesses, construction firms, lenders, property owners, employers, employees and other litigants seeking justice at trial or thru arbitration. Our firm has the knowledge, skill + resolve to win necessary to tackle each of these challenges head-on.

Reach out to McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey PLLC from wherever you are in Idaho, the nation or around the world. Initial consultations are easily arranged. Call or Email Us today.

Business law

Collaborative representation for new and growing companies in Idaho and nationally

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Commercial litigation

Applying thorough case preparation and advanced technology to complex cases in court

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Construction law

Strong legal foundations, sound counsel and solid support in all construction matters

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Employment law

Vigorous advocacy for corporate clients during contentious employment disputes

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Personal Injury law

Pursuing justice in the form of maximum financial compensation for accident victims

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Real Estate law

Putting property law to work for you in thorough, methodical ways that get results

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Internationally Recognized Expertise Takes Mwss+ To China For Expert Testimony.

Tianwei New Energy Holdings, Co., Ltd. v. International Law Firm. MWSS+ was retained by a New York City-based international law firm to provide an expert opinion and testimony concerning legal issues arising out of the EPC and EPCM contracts for the failed Hoku, Inc. poly-silicon manufacturing plant located in Pocatello. Idaho. The expert opinions that Rick Stacey, Geoff McConnell and Arnie Wagner collaborated to draft, along with the expert testimony Rick presented in the Beijing Municipal Higher People’s Court in Beijing, China were key aspects of case.

Swift Action Protects Idaho Schools Against Speculative Outside Supplier

Idaho school district vs. Energy savings contractor / equipment manufacturer. Geoff McConnell drew upon significant knowledge in public contracting law to protect an Idaho school district throughout adversarial proceedings against national equipment manufacturer / energy savings contractor. After termination, the national contractor sought to retain design work product, but MWSS+ successfully resolved the dispute and obtained all design work product (including the electronic layers) on behalf of school district.

Case In Emerging Food Category Leads To $1.2 Million Judgment For Innovator

Food product co-packer vs. Fortune 100 food product manufacturer. In a high-risk business situation where speed-to-market would mean a multi-million dollar opportunity for the right product innovator, Geoff McConnell and Chad Nicholson represented a small specialty co-packer in this multi-year requirement / output contract dispute. The MWSS+ team obtained a significant judgment on behalf of the co-packer after a lengthy trial in federal court.

MWSS+ Membership With The Legus International Referral Network

McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey PLLC is proud to be a member of LEGUS International. Its mission is to connect independent law firms in order to share information, collaborate, and provide a trusting environment in order to build strong client focused business strategies. We are proud to be a part of this international referral network as “A Legus Firm.”


MWSS+ has proven invaluable to us to help maintain compliance as we move into new states. Jeff and the rest of the team respond promptly and thoroughly investigate all circumstances to resolve our issues before they become problems.

I am the part owner of a venture in Sandpoint, Idaho that has been involved in extremely complex foreclosure related litigation in a project over 900 acres. We are lucky to have been represented by Rick and the rest of the team at MWSS+

We engaged MWSS+ to represent us in a legal matter that required expertise with complex commercial litigation. Rick and the team at MWSS+ performed exceptionally well and exceeded our high expectations of them. My partner and I, who are both lawyers with similar such experience in other states, offer the highest recommendation of their professionalism and ability as a legal advocate for such matters.