Dan L. Spoon


Dan L. Spoon

He has earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas

  • Negligence
  • Business litigation
  • Insurance


Northern Cheyenne Tribal Court in 2011
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 1994
Montana, U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 1981


University of Montana, J.D., 1981
University of Montana, B.S., with honors, 1977

Associations & memberships

State Bar of Montana
American Bar Association
Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association

Personal information

A native Montanan, Dan grew up in Laurel watching his Grandfather ranch and practice law. After serving in the Air Force he returned to Montana where he earned his undergraduate degree and attended law school at the University of Montana in Missoula. Dan earned his Juris Doctor and was admitted to the Montana Bar Association in 1981 and the US Court of Appeals (Ninth Circuit) in 1994.

Dan began his career in Great Falls, returning to Missoula in 1989. As a lifelong resident of Montana, Dan has a special understanding of the landscape of Montana litigation & the nuance of handling cases throughout the state. Specializing in personal injury and insurance defense, Dan has a unique understanding of ensuring his clients have representation and the personal attention of an attorney with diverse understanding of the law. Dan is a member of the State Bar of Montana, the American Bar Association, the Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association and is licensed to practice in the Northern Cheyenne Court.

Dan is recognized by his peers with the Martindale-Hubbell award for the highest level of legal ability and ethics.

Making his home in Broadwater County with his family, Dan continues in the tradition of his grandfather – ranching and practicing law.