Kyle Nelson

Partner
Education:

University of Montana, J.D., 2009, Editor-in-Chief, Public Land & Resources Law Review

University of Montana, B.A., 2006, cum laude

Contact:
1 (406) 587-0618knelson@goetzlawfirm.comvcard

Kyle grew up in the logging community of Libby, Montana, before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps infantry. In 2002, after earning an honorable discharge, he returned to his native Montana for school at the University of Montana. While in school, Kyle spent his summers working for the U.S. Forest Service fighting fires and cruising timber. Kyle also attended law school at the University of Montana, serving as Editor-in-Chief of the Public Land & Resources Law Review.

After law school, Kyle started his legal career at a commercial firm in Bozeman, Montana, representing clients in diverse complex litigation, including medical malpractice, toxic tort, natural gas explosions and other environmental litigation. Kyle’s practice now largely consists of litigation and trial practice, representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial, business tort, corporate/shareholder disputes, personal injury claims, property and easement disputes, including matters focused on preserving access to public land, rivers and lakes, and a bankruptcy practice focused primarily on recovery of assets for Trustees and protection of creditors’ rights.

Kyle is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts of Montana and Wyoming, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Ninth Circuit. He is a member of both the Montana and Wyoming State Bar Associations. Kyle is also active in the legal community, serving on the Montana Justice Foundation Board, the Montana Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission and the Gallatin County Bar Association Board.

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