Practice Areas


The firm represents creditors under all Chapters of the Bankruptcy Code and business clients (debtors) in commercial (business) reorganization cases, and family farmers under Chapter 12 of the Bankruptcy Code, and creditors in consumer bankruptcy cases under all Chapters of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. In addition, the firm represents creditors' committees and trustees. On a regular basis the firm's Montana bankruptcy attorneys represent clients in adversary proceedings before the bankruptcy court, and in moving for withdrawal of reference and abstention in appropriate cases. The firm has served as counsel for Chapter 11 debtors in possession in reorganizations of manufacturing firms, real estate developers, and retailers, and has represented parties in purchase and sale transactions free and clear of liens under § 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.

In addition, the firm regularly represents clients in collection, foreclosure, and replevin (claim and delivery) actions in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts.