Cynthia ThielCynthia K. Thiel

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Cindy was raised in the central Montana community of Lewistown and graduated from high school in Helena. She began working for Boone Karlberg in 1994 and her practice is focused principally in the area of family law. Cindy is well respected for conducting settlement conferences in family law matters and has completed the family mediation core training at the Northwest Institute for Dispute Resolution in Moscow, Idaho. In addition to her legal practice, Cindy is committed to professional and civic involvement. Cindy serves on the Supreme Court of Montana's CLE Commission and Board of Bar Examiners. Cindy enjoys quilting, traveling, hiking, and gardening.




Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • General Practice

Education and Experience

  • 1994 - J.D., The University of Montana School of Law, with High Honors
  • 1991 - B.A., The University of Montana, with High Honors

Awards and Honors

  • Awarded the 2018 Missoula Family Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America for Family Law since 2009 and 2014-15 Missoula Family Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • George L. Bousliman Professionalism Award, State Bar of Montana, 2009 and 2013
  • YWCA Salute to Women Award, 2009
  • Outstanding Public Service Award, Western Montana Bar Association, 2010

Community and Professional Involvement

  • Supreme Court of Montana Board of Bar Examiners, member
  • Supreme Court of Montana CLE Commmission, member
  • Missoula Self-Help Law Center, past Advisory Board member and volunteer
  • Western Montana Bar Association, past president
  • The University of Montana School of Law’s Board of Visitors, past member
  • Families First, past president
  • St. Patrick Hospital Advisory Board, past member