Boone Karlberg P.C.
201 West Main Street | Suite 300 Missoula, Montana 59802
(406) 543-6646
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    Attorneys at Law
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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 is proud to introduce our newest partner and shareholder, Tracey Neighbor Johnson. Tracey is a native Montanan, born and raised in Butte. After graduating from Montana State University in Bozeman, Tracey moved to Missoula to attend law school at the University of Montana. While in law school, she married her husband Will and they have two children, Liam and Amelia. Tracey joined Boone Karlberg as a litigation associate in 2011. Tracey has successfully represented her clients at the summary judgment level, at trial and on appeal at the Montana Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, while serving her community as a member of Missoula Kiwanis Club and Habitat for Humanity of Missoula. She is also a member of Church at the Gates.

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 P.C. is proud to introduce our newest associate attorney, Tyler M. Stockton.  Tyler’s practice consists primarily of civil litigation, personal injury, insurance defense, and state and federal appeals. Tyler  graduated from the University of Montana School of Law in 2016 with high honors. During law school, he was an editor for the Montana Law Review, a member of the Moot Court Team, and a teaching assistant.  After law school, Tyler clerked with the Honorable Jim Rice, Montana Supreme Court, and the Honorable N. Randy Smith, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Tyler previously served in the United States Marine Corps Infantry and worked in information technology.  He spends his free time with his wife, Tia, and their children.

Boone Karlberg P.C. is pleased to announce that Robert J. Sullivan is recognized in the 2019 Best Lawyers in America publication as Lawyer of the Year. Only one attorney is recognized in this way for each specialty and location.

Boone Karlberg P.C. is proud to announce that 10 of our attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers In America®.

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as an important guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey and attorneys are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

Boone Karlberg P.C. attorneys named as 2019 Best Lawyers are:

  • 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

Randy J. Tanner has been awarded the 2018 State Bar of Montana's Distinguished Service Award. The award was presented at the Annual Business Meeting in recognition of Randy's service on the CLE Institute.

Boone Karlberg is pleased to announce the six attorneys that have been recognized in this year's Mountain States Super Lawyers publication.

Randy J. Cox - Top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyers

William L. Crowley

Matt B. Hayhurst

Natasha P. Jones - Top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyers, Top 50 Women Lawyers

Robert J. Sullivan

Ross D. Tillman


Randy J. Cox, was recently elected as a Fellow in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, which is by invitation only, recognizes outstanding appellate lawyers and promotes the improvement of appellate advocacy and the administration of the appellate courts. Academy membership is open only to a person who possesses a reputation of recognized distinction as an appellate lawyer. Academy membership is limited to 500 members in the United States. To be eligible for membership, a nominee’s practice must have focused substantially on appeals during at least the last 15 years.

Boone Karlberg is proud to introduce our newest partner and shareholder, Randy J. Tanner. Randy was born and raised in rural southern Illinois. He moved to Missoula to study forestry at the University of Montana, where he earned his Ph.D., and then attended the University of Montana School of Law. Randy met his wife, Jamie Bray-Tanner, a forensic scientist, while attending the University. They have a five-year-old daughter, Ada. Randy clerked for Judge Sidney R. Thomas, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Judge Donald W. Molloy, United States District Court for the District of Montana. He joined Boone Karlberg’s litigation and appellate practice in 2013

Boone Karlberg is proud to announce that Matt Hayhurst has been selected a member of the Montana Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). ABOTA is a national organization of experienced trial lawyers and judges who display skill, civility, and integrity and who are dedicated to preserving and protecting the Constitutional right to jury trial as guaranteed by the 7th Amendment. Matt is one of the youngest lawyers to be admitted to the Montana Chapter. Membership is by invitation only.

Randy Cox, who is also a member of ABOTA, received the Foundation's 2017 Professional Education Award. This prestigious award is presented annually to ABOTA members who exemplify the Foundation's vision and goals of elevating the standards of continuing legal education and professionalism. Randy is recognized for his work on Masters in Trial programs in Montana and around the country. Additionally, Randy was recently elected as a Fellow in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.

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.