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Barton Atkinson & Murdoch, P.C. is the premier law firm in Southeast Idaho, dedicated to providing exceptional legal services in various areas of law. From personal injury law to workers’ compensation, our firm brings decades of combined experience to the table.

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Breck Barton | Lawyers in Rexburg & Southeast Idaho | Barton Atkinson & Murdoch, P.C.

Breck Barton

Breck was born in Salt Lake City, Utah but grew up in Rexburg, Idaho. He attended Madison High School in Rexburg and later Ricks College where he received an associate’s degree in economics and graduated with honors. In 1969 he served as an LDS missionary in the South American country of Chile where he learned Spanish. After returning from Chile he attended the University of Utah, graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s in economics as well as J. Reuben Clark Law School of Brigham Young University, graduating with honors in his juris doctor degree.

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He began practicing in Rexburg, Idaho in 1976, and began his own law firm in 1984, Breck Barton & Associates, and has been with the firm ever since.

Breck is an active member of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association and has served on their board of directors and their executive board. He was also the president of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association in 2003-2004. In 2008, he was named the Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association receiving the James J. May Award for excellence for representing Idaho citizens in trial practice, community generosity, and exemplary commitment to the ideal of the association and the preservation of the civil justice system. Breck is also a member of the Bar of the state of Idaho as well as the United States District Court for the District of Idaho.

Breck has experience handling cases involving a wide range of issues including birth injuries, medical negligence claims, defective equipment claims, drug claims, sex abuse, work injuries, multiple death claims, construction litigation, real property litigation, and motor vehicle accidents. He is one of the few lawyers in eastern Idaho that does medical negligence claims. Breck Barton is fluent in Spanish and can effectively communicate with Spanish-speaking clients.

When he is not working, Breck enjoys horses, guns, hunting, fishing, golf, dining out, and trying to be a good neighbor and a contributor to the community. He is also a proud father of five children and husband of over 43 years.

Areas of Practice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Business Litigation
Marcia Murdoch | Lawyers in Rexburg & Southeast Idaho | Barton Atkinson & Murdoch, P.C.

Marcia Murdoch

Growing up in Fremont County provided Marcia with a deep love of the area. She graduated from Ricks College with an Associate Degree and Idaho State University with a Bachelor’s Degree and Associate’s Degree. After working as a paralegal for Breck Barton & Associates for three years, Marcia went to law school at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, and graduated in 2009, passing the bar that summer before returning to Breck Barton & Associates to practice law that Fall. In 2017, she left the firm to serve a term as the elected prosecuting attorney in Fremont County. She returned in 2021 to become a partner at the firm.

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Marcia loves to spend time with her family. She’s the youngest of eight children and spends as much time as she can with her numerous nieces and nephews in their various activities and life events. She enjoys running when she’s able to make time in her schedule and has even been known to run a race on occasion. Marcia also served a term as a trustee of the Fremont County Joint School District No. 215 from 2015 to 2019. She’s been known to enjoy watching her North Fremont Huskies in various different athletic events.
Areas of Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Estate Planning and Probate Law
Steven Atkinson | Lawyers in Rexburg & Southeast Idaho | Barton Atkinson & Murdoch, P.C.

Steven Atkinson

Steven was born in Rexburg, Idaho and grew up nearby in St. Anthony, Idaho. He attended South Fremont High School and later attended Brigham Young University–Idaho where he graduated in 2011 with a B.A. in English with an emphasis in professional writing. From 2006-2008, he served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Santiago, Chile. In 2013, he attended law school in Moscow, Idaho. While there, he met his wife, Megan. During law school, Steven was on Law Review and took part in nearly every mock trial and moot court competition the school had to offer.

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In 2016, he brought back the Best Brief award for the University of Idaho Law School from the Duberstein Moot Court competition where he competed against over 50 other law schools. He graduated from law school in 2016, passed the Bar Exam, and immediately began the practice of law. First handling social security disability claims and then as a deputy prosecutor in Lewiston, Idaho.

During the two years he worked as a prosecutor, he handled hundreds of misdemeanor cases. He specialized particularly in prosecuting misdemeanor DUI and Domestic Battery. He acquired a taste for trial work and had an excellent conviction rate for the cases he took to trial.

Steven has now returned home to the Rexburg area with his young family. He is eager to provide his legal expertise in the areas of criminal defense, domestic relations, divorce, disability, probate, estate planning, and immigration. He is a member of the Idaho State Bar and the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association. Steven Atkinson is proficient in Spanish, allowing him to provide comprehensive legal assistance to Spanish-speaking individuals.

In his private life, Steven enjoys camping with his family, backpacking, hiking, cross-country skiing, and taking Megan out to dinner. As a lifelong Idaho resident, there is hardly a corner of the State he has yet to explore. However, he is willing to take suggestions on great areas for camping and hiking.

Areas of Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Disability Claims
  • Estate Planning and Probate Law

To speak with one of the attorneys of Barton Atkinson & Murdoch, P.C. regarding your case, please contact us today.

Lawyers in Rexburg & Southeast Idaho | Barton Atkinson & Murdoch, P.C.
Barton Atkinson & Murdoch, P.C.

70 N Center St #2
Rexburg, ID 83440


Phone: (208) 356-4880
Fax: 208-356-4882


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