AboutMoulton Bellingham

The firm’s strength lies in the talent, the diversity, and the close relationship among its lawyers who strive to provide superior legal representation.

The firm that is now Moulton Bellingham, PC was one of the first law firms established in Montana. Founded at the turn of the century by Judge Charles H. Loud and others, the firm began as a circuit-riding law practice with offices in several Montana cities, including Miles City, Red Lodge and Forsyth. By the early 1920’s, the firm had consolidated in Billings, where it has remained to the present. Our practice extends throughout the state of Montana, and northern Wyoming.

Moulton Bellingham has earned a reputation for superior legal representation, combining time-honored characteristics of careful analysis, thorough preparation, and devotion to its clients. Commitment to this tradition of quality, enhanced by thoughtful creativity and current technology, has attracted a diverse client base that includes a significant portion of the region’s most successful entrepreneurs and major corporations. Moulton Bellingham is proud to provide the individual attention, conscientious service and steadfast dedication necessary to earn the allegiance of its clients and the respect of the courts.

Throughout the years, Moulton Bellingham has continued the tradition of its founders: meeting the needs of its clients for quality representation in the most conscientious and cost-effective manner possible. The philosophy of the firm is simple: we will not over-staff or over-lawyer a matter, and we will not engage in make-work representation. We are sensitive to the client’s need for economy as well as efficiency and quality. It is our goal to represent our clients aggressively while resolving complex legal problems with as little expense and intrusion as the circumstances will permit.

Individual attention and accessibility to the client are hallmarks of the firm. As the firm has grown, its members have maintained a close working relationship so the firm can draw upon the diverse talents of its members and apply the appropriate expertise to any particular issue. Moulton Bellingham is proud to maintain one of the largest private law libraries in the region. In addition, the firm makes extensive use of computer data bases. Innovation and dedication enable the firm to continue its tradition of superior service to its clients.

Lawyers at Moulton Bellingham make a commitment to serve Montana, Billings, and the profession of law. Members of the firm have been elected to the Montana legislature, where one was selected as majority leader of the House of Representatives. Moulton Bellingham attorneys have served on governing boards and advisory committees concerned with local, state and national education. Two attorneys from the firm have served as President of the State Bar of Montana. Many others have served in leadership roles in state bar committees, commissions of the Montana Supreme Court, the Yellowstone County Bar Association, and American Bar Association sections and committees. Moulton Bellingham also helps provide legal services to the indigent without cost.

The firm’s strength lies in the talent, the diversity, and the close relationship among its lawyers. Moulton Bellingham lawyers strive to provide superior legal representation.

Diverse Perspectives

Moulton Bellingham is committed to recruiting, developing, retaining, and promoting talented lawyers with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Our commitment embraces many different perspectives and characteristics including race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, education, veteran status, disability, socio-economic status, and family and marital status. Having such diverse perspectives enriches our lawyers and ensures our clients receive the best possible legal representation.

Prioritizing Cyber Security

Moulton Bellingham is committed to protecting the confidentiality of our clients’ information. We are constantly investing in our own systems and consulting with third-party experts to ensure our cyber security efforts stay ahead of the evolving risk environment.

With broad industry knowledge and experience in a variety of practice areas, we offer solutions that address each client's particular needs and objectives.

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