Randy CoxRandy J. Cox

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Randy was raised on a cattle ranch on the Smith River in west-central Montana and graduated from Cascade High School. He joined Boone Karlberg in the fall of 1981. Since that time Randy has developed a statewide litigation practice and has briefed and argued dozens of cases in the Montana Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Randy and his wife, Theresa, have raised their two sons and one daughter in Missoula and are active in various community projects, notably A Carousel for Missoula, one of the first fully hand-carved carousels built in the United States since the Great Depression.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial
  • Insurance
  • Class Actions
  • Toxic Tort

Education and Experience

  • 1979 - J.D., Northeastern University School of Law
  • 1975 - B.A., Montana State University
  • Clerkship - Honorable W.D. Murray, United States District Court

Awards and Honors

  • Defense verdict in National Law Journal as one of the top 20 defense wins of 2001
  • One of 10 Montana Lawyers in Top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • One of the three “Band One” counsel in Montana, Chambers and Partners guide
  • Benchmark Litigation Guide, “America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys”
  • AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Awarded the 2018 Missoula Product Liability Litigation-Defendants "Lawyer of the Year"

Community and Professional Involvement

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, president
  • Montana Board of Bar Examiners, past chair
  • Supreme Court Advisory Committee, Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure
  • Advanced Trial Advocacy Program at The University of Montana Law School, faculty
  • Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association, past president
  • The University of Montana Law School, adjunct professor
  • Presenter at numerous continuing legal education programs
  • A Carousel for Missoula, Member Board of Directors