Leah T. Handelman

Leah T. Handelman

Missoula, Montana

Leah was born and raised in Whitefish, Montana.  She attended Boston College and graduated magna cum laude in 2009 with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and a minor in Hispanic Studies.  Upon graduation, Leah returned to Montana and worked as a compliance specialist at a local credit union.  Leah then attended law school at the University of Montana School of Law.  While in law school, Leah worked at GLR as a legal intern, as a teacher's assistant and tutor for fellow law students, and at the University of Montana's Office of Legal Counsel.  She also served as counsel for the law school's trial team.  After graduating law school with high honors, Leah clerked for Justice Beth Baker at the Montana Supreme Court.  Leah joined GLR in 2016 and practices a wide variety of civil litigation. 

Leah is admitted to practice in Montana State Courts and the United States District Court for the District of Montana. 

Outside of work, Leah enjoys running, skiing, and enjoying Montana's mountains and forests with her husband Mark and their beagle Carter.


Areas of Practice

  • Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Montana, 2016
  • U.S. District Court District of Montana, 2016


  • University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, Montana
    • J.D. - 2016
    • Honors: With High Honors
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
    • B.A. - 2009
    • Major: Political Science

Past Employment Positions

  • Montana Supreme Court, Justice Beth Baker, Clerk, 2015 - 2016


  • Spanish