Reid J. Perkins



Reid Perkins has both knowledge of the law and real-life practical experience. In addition to representing individuals, Reid Perkins acts as counsel for a number of businesses, advising those businesses on a wide variety of issues including labor and employment issues, human resources, litigation, contracts, and property transactions (easements, leases, purchases and sales, etc.). Reid has represented clients in virtually every county and in every court in Montana.

He has substantial experience representing both individuals and companies in litigation up to and through trial and appeal. Reid is who clients hire when they need the best representation possible; whether litigating in the courtroom or understanding a business transaction, Reid can help with your unique legal needs. If a client is currently in litigation, or trying to avoid litigation, Reid is the competent attorney who cares, who is candid, and who finds the best outcome for every situation.



  • University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, Montana
    • J.D. – 2002, With Honors
  • University of Montana
    • B.A. – 1997, With Honors
    • Major: Psychology


  • University of Montana
    • B.A. – 1998, With Honors
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Asian Studies

Bar Admissions

  • Montana, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of Montana, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2006

Honors and Awards

  • ASLA- Recognized in Top 100 Litigation Attorneys in MT, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America® 2013-2015
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Pro Bono Activities

  • United Way of Missoula County
  • Former Board Member and Current Counsel for Missoula’s Head Start Program

Representative Cases

  • Lucas v. Stevenson, 2013 MT 15, 368 Mont. 269, 294 P.3d 377
  • Tacke v. Montana Lakeshore Properties, LLC, 2011 MT 197, 361 Mont. 390, 260 P.3d 128
  • Mill Creek Ltd. Partnership v. Lodge, 2010 MT 65, 355 Mont. 478, 228 P.3d 1144
  • Morigeau v. Gorman, 2010 MT 36, 2010 MT 36, 355 Mont. 225, 225 P.3d 1260
  • Brewer v. Hawkinson, 2009 MT 346, 353 Mont. 154, 221 P.3d 643
  • In re Theresa Chabot, 411 B.R. 685 (D.Mont. 2009)
  • Nasca v. Hull, 2004 MT 306, 323 Mont. 484, 100 P.3d 997

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • 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

Past Employment Positions

  • Worden Thane P.C., Intern

Contact Worden Thane P.C.

While this website provides general information, it does not constitute legal advice. The best way to get guidance on your specific legal issue is to contact a lawyer. To schedule a meeting with an attorney, please call or complete the intake form below.