Burt Hurwitz has re-joined the law firm as a shareholder attorney.
Burt was raised on his family's ranch in Meagher County. He attended Rocky Mountain College in Billings for undergraduate then the University of Montana School of Law in Missoula. His proudest accomplishment in law school was co-founding the Rural Advocacy League, a student group dedicated to raising awareness of legal issues affecting rural Montanans.
In 2007, Burt graduated from law school and received four awards, the Outstanding Law Student Award, the Dean's Award in Recognition of Outstanding Student Leadership, the Carol Mitchell Award given to a senior for understanding and commitment to mediation and alternative dispute resolution, and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award.
Burt began his legal career in Great Falls as an associate with Church, Harris, Johnson & Williams, P.C. His practice focused on real property litigation, trust and estate litigation, and water law. In 2011, Burt and his wife moved to Billings, Montana, where Burt continued practicing law with the firm of Felt, Martin, Frazier & Weldon, P.C. There, his practice focused on all aspects of civil litigation, primarily representing local and regional banks, school districts, and small businesses. In 2014, Burt and his family moved to the family ranch in White Sulphur Springs where Burt practiced as a solo attorney.
His practice will continue to focus on civil litigation, including real property litigation, trust and estate litigation and water law. Burt will maintain an office in the lower level of the Courthouse, 15 West Main Street, White Sulphur Springs, MT.