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111 N. Higgins, Suite 600

PO Box 4747

Missoula, Montana 59806

Reid J. Perkins

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Legal Affiliations:

State Bar of Montana

Western Montana Bar Association

Montana Defense Trial Lawyers

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Court

Lawyer Referral and Information Services

American Society of Legal Advocates

 

Civic Activities:

United Way of Missoula County

Former Board Member and Current Counsel for Missoula's Head Start Program

Board Member of Friends of Public Education

 

 

Practice Areas:

Civil litigation

Commercial litigation

Estate Planning and Trust Litigation

Insurance and Insurance Defense

Appeals

Mediation

Collections

Consumer Protection

Personal Injury

Property

 

Bar Admissions:

State of Montana (2002)

U.S. District Court, District of Montana (2002)

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (2006)

Appearances Before:

Virtually every court in Montana, including oral arguments before the Montana Supreme Court

Reid Perkins joined the firm as an intern during law school in the summer of 2000. He graduated from the University of Montana School of Law in 2002 with honors. Prior to law school Reid graduated with a B.A. in Psychology (1997, honors) a B.A. in Political Science (1998, honors) and a minor in Asian Studies (1998) from the University of Montana. After passing the Montana Bar Exam, he began working for Worden Thane as an associate in 2002. In 2010 Reid became a partner at the firm.

Reid is a native of Montana. Prior to practicing law, Reid worked in a number of jobs ranging from youth counseling to manual labor in the construction industry. Reid has also owned a small business. Currently Reid handles a wide variety of commercial litigation matters including property transactions, construction disputes, easement disputes, business torts, intellectual property disputes, labor and employment issues, commercial code issues, banking litigation, and breach of contract actions. He also practices in the areas of arbitration, collections, consumer protection, insurance and insurance defense, mediation, personal injury, and products liability.

Reid has successfully represented a diverse range of clients in all stages of litigation from trials to appeals, including jury trials. As a former small business owner, Reid appreciates the needs of business clients. Reid is dedicated to all of his clients, however, regardless of whether the client is an individual or business.

Reid enjoys spending time with his wife Lisa and their family and friends. Reid is an advanced, certified scuba diver and enjoys traveling to areas outside of Montana to dive. 

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