Dillon Kato



A Missoula local, Dillon represents clients in estate and trust litigation, employment law, real estate issues, and appeals.

After earning a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Montana, Dillon worked for more than five years as a news reporter before returning to UM for law school. His journalism background helps him listen and fully understand a client’s concerns, communicate in a straightforward manner, and maintain a precise attention to detail.



In his free time, Dillon enjoys cooking, spending time with his family, and traveling.



University of Montana School of Law

J.D. with Honors — 2020

Bar Admissions

Montana, 2021


Awards for highest academic achievement in Montana Constitutional Law, White Collar Crime, Law Practice, and Business Organizations

Staff Member, Montana Law Review


Brent Mead & Dillon Kato, The Montana Supreme Court – The Statistics, 81 Mont. L. Rev. 343 (2020).