Boone Karlberg P.C.
201 West Main Street | Suite 300 Missoula, Montana 59802
(406) 543-6646
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Boone Karlberg provides a wide range of practice areas. The firm's attorneys are recognized as superior by national publications and have the respect of their peers. Communicating, educating, and offering peace of mind, our attorneys take ownership of clients' legal matters. Using responsive and collaborative teamwork, we provide high-level service while building client relationships through an objective, ethical approach to resolving legal matters.

Boone Karlberg News

Boone Karlberg P.C. is one of three nominees for the "Montana Firm of the Year" award with Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to the world's leading litigation law firms. The award will be given at the 2020 Annual Awards Gala in March. A shortlist of the West Coast nominees can be found at here.

Boone Karlberg P.C. is proud to introduce our newest partner and shareholder, Zach Franz.  Zach studied journalism at the University of Montana, then covered the “cops and courts” beat for the Great Falls Tribune before returning to Missoula for law school.  After law school, Zach served as a law clerk to the Hon. Keith Strong, federal magistrate judge.  Zach married his wife, Allison, during the clerkship.  They have two spirited daughters, Lily and Nora.  Zach was a legal intern at Boone Karlberg during law school and returned to the firm as an associate in 2014.  His practice focuses on litigation defense.

Boone Karlberg is proud to announce that Randy J. Tanner has been appointed as an Appellate Lawyer Representative for the Ninth Circuit, with his term beginning January 1, 2020, and ending December 31, 2022. There are 22 representatives across the Ninth Circuit, and Randy will be the sole representative from Montana. In this role, appellate lawyers work closely with the Ninth Circuit judges to liaison various initiatives, etc., with attorneys that regularly practice in the Ninth.

Boone Karlberg’s tradition of legal excellence stretches back for 73 years and will continue well into the future with the addition of our newest associate attorney Evan B. Coren. Evan’s practice is devoted primarily to business and real estate transactions, bankruptcy matters and commercial litigation. Evan graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Chicago and earned his J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 2013. After law school, Evan joined a Philadelphia-based litigation boutique, where his practice focused on litigation involving financial institutions, real estate and bankruptcy trustees. Evan went on to clerk with the Honorable James J. Tancredi, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut, and later joined a large law firm, where he represented creditors and debtors in connection with bankruptcy reorganizations, liquidations and related transactions. Evan spends his free time on the trails and rivers of Montana with his wife, Clare, and their two rambunctious Australian Shepherds.

Randy J. Cox of Boone Karlberg P.C. has been admitted to membership in the International Society of Barristers (ISOB).  Membership is attained by invitation extended only after a rigorous screening process that considers the lawyer’s ability, experience, accomplishments and ethical standards as assessed by trial lawyers and judges in jurisdictions in which the lawyer has practiced.  ISOB members mutually support common goals – safeguarding the right to trial by jury, improving advocacy, recognizing courtroom advocacy as a specialty, encouraging and promoting ethical conduct in litigation and protecting the rights of citizens in the judicial process.  Randy has advocated on behalf of clients in a wide range of legal areas in state and federal courts across Montana.  In addition, he has been devoted to teaching trial advocacy through trial colleges in Montana and Texas, coaching the University of Montana Law School trial competition teams and teaching at dozens of legal education programs in Montana, California, Utah, Idaho, Kansas and Quebec, Canada.  Randy will be formally inducted to ISOB in March, 2020, in South Carolina.

Boone Karlberg P.C. is proud to announce that 10 of our attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 26th edition of The Best Lawyers In America®.

Thomas H. Boone

Jaymie A. Bowditch

Randy J. Cox

William L. Crowley

Matthew B. Hayhurst

Natasha P. Jones

Scott M. Stearns

Dean A. Stensland

Robert J. Sullivan

Cindy K. Thiel


Boone Karlberg P.C. is pleased to announce three of our attorneys received the 2020 Lawyer of the Year awards through Best Lawyers.

Matt Hayhurst, 2020 Lawyer of the Year award for his work in Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Dean Stensland, 2020 Lawyer of the Year award for his work in Litigation - Real Estate

Bob Sullivan, 2020 Lawyer of the Year  for his work in Litigation - Banking and Finance

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a "Lawyer of the Year" award.


Boone Karlberg P.C. is proud to announce that five of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Mountain States Super Lawyers List:

Randy J. Cox  * Top 100: 2019 Mountain States Attorneys Super Lawyers List. Randy is one of ten Montana lawyers listed.

William L. Crowley

Matthew B. Hayhurst

Natasha P. Jones * Top 50: 2019 Women Mountain States Super Lawyers List. Natasha is one of seven Montana lawyers listed.

Robert J. Sullivan

Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.




Boone Karlberg P.C. is ranked Tier 1 in US News & World Report's "Best Law Firms."

The following 13 areas of law within our firm received this top ranking:

  • Commerical Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Family Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • LItigation - Real Estate
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Railroad Law
  • Real Estate Law

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Boone Karlberg Practice Areas

Boone Karlberg is a full-service law firm with more than a century of combined legal experience and expertise. We are a leader in providing legal services to clients of all sizes – from large corporations to the individual client. The firm is known for its consistent and successful work across all of its practice areas. Whether a client intends to fully litigate a claim through trial or simply needs legal advice, our attorneys have the experience to accomplish those goals.

Boone Karlberg P.C. is in the business of advocating for and achieving the best possible legal outcome for each client. For those with legal needs, Boone Karlberg strives to deliver superior outcomes through fair-minded, committed advocacy on a range of legal matters.

Our Attorneys

At Boone Karlberg, we take pride in doing the things that matter. The things that build client confidence. The things that build trust and help clients achieve their goals. We realize that many attorneys can simply handle your legal needs, but at Boone Karlberg, we take ownership of our clients legal issues and are focused on obtaining the best client results. With vast areas of expertise, our attorneys work as a collaborative team to ensure an effective and agreeable solution.