Andrew Person

Andrew Person

Associate
Location:
Missoula, Montana
Phone:
406-523-2500
Fax:
406-523-2595
Email:

Andrew was born and raised in Helena, Montana where he graduated from Helena High School in 1997.

He studied political science at Gonzaga University, graduating in 2001. Upon graduation, Andrew was commissioned as a lieutenant in the US Army. His military service included Airborne and Ranger School as well as deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan with the 173rd Airborne Brigade.

After leaving the military, Andrew earned a Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University in Washington DC. Andrew served as Legislative Assistant to US Senator Max Baucus from 2007 to 2012. He was awarded the Distinguished Patriot Medal by the Montana National Guard for his work in the US Senate in support of Montana veterans.

After returning home to Montana, Andrew began his legal studies at the University of Montana School of Law, receiving his Juris Doctor degree with high honors in 2014. In November of 2014, Andrew was elected as Representative of House District 96 in the Montana State Legislature and recently completed his first legislative session.

Andrew handles a wide variety of civil and commercial litigation matters on behalf of individuals and businesses. He assists clients on matters involving water rights, oil and gas interests, wind energy, regulatory compliance, and a variety of other issues.

With a strong spirit of public service, Andrew is also dedicated to providing pro bono services to all those in need of assistance, and particularly military veterans.

Areas of Practice

  • 35% Energy
  • 25% Natural Resources
  • 25% Water Rights
  • 15% General Negligence

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Education

  • University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, Montana
    • J.D. - 2014
    • Honors: High Honors
  • Gonzaga University
    • B.A. magna cum laude

Published Works

  • Afghanistan: Getting Past the First Cup of Tea, Small Wars Journal, Volume 6, No.1, 2010

Languages

  • Spanish