Who is Elisa Massoth? All about the new high-profile defense attorney hired in Bryan Kohberger’s case

Bryan Kohberger is as of now under preliminary for purportedly wounding four College of Idaho understudies to death in Moscow, Idaho, on November 13, 2022. He is confronting four counts of homicide and one charge of crime thievery. On Wednesday, May 10, 2023, journalists reported that Kohberger has employed Elisa Massoth as his new lawyer.

As revealed by Newsweek Post, Elisa Massoth is a prominent protection lawyer in Idaho, with the capabilities to address suspects confronting capital punishment. She will join public protector Anne Taylor in giving the essential lawful advice to Kohberger.


In the wake of turning into a recognized figure inside the universe of Idaho regulation, Massoth was named to a few high-profile positions. She is a Law enforcement Board Delegate, an individual from the IACDL regulative panel, as well as the previous Leader of the Idaho Relationship of Criminal Guard Legal counselors.

She has additionally established the organizations, Ketlinksi, Massoth, Rebholtz, and Soper, PLLC and Massoth and Tunnels.

As detailed by the Public Vault of Exemptions, Massoth is known for one case in which she upset the conviction of a man associated with seizing and endeavored murder. She persuaded the court that an observer had misidentified the blamed. The case was displayed on the TV program, America’s Generally Cared about.

The other lawyer filling in as Kohberger’s prime legitimate guidance is Ann Taylor, who was named as the suspect’s attorney not long after he was removed to Idaho from Pennsylvania.

As per the New York Post, Taylor had recently filled in as a legal counselor for Cara Northington, the mother of Idaho slaughter casualty Xana Kernodle. On January 5, after she acknowledged the Kohberger case, Taylor pulled out from Northington’s inconsequential medication case.

“I’m sorrowful on the grounds that I confided in her. Taylor imagined that she was needing to help me … And to figure out that she’s addressing him, I couldn’t actually convey how sold out I feel.”