Kevin C. Meek

kevinmeek2Professional Experience

Kevin joined Ugrin as a shareholder in 2008. Prior to joining, Kevin was in private practice in Great Falls for 22 years. Kevin has served as a Deputy County Attorney in Lewis & Clark County and Cascade County, and was also a staff attorney with the State of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. As a former prosecutor, Kevin tried more than 50 jury trials. He has been in private practice since 1986 and has tried jury trials ranging for bad faith, will contests, constitutional tort claims, and multiple wrongful death/survival actions as well as numerous other claims for personal injury and property damage.

Practice Emphasis

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Municipality & Governmental Defense
  • Trial Practice
  • Montana Human Rights Bureau
  • Wrongful Death and Survival Action Defense

Education

  • J.D., Drake University, 1980
  • B.S., Political Science, Washington State University, 1977
  • University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 1974

Court Admissions

  • United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • State and Federal Courts of Montana

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Montana
  • Cascade County Bar Association
  • Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association (President, 2005-2006; Board Member, 2001-2004)
  • Defense Research Institute

Recognitions and Honors

  • AV “Preeminent” Rating Martindale Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers – Mountain States
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Frequent Lecturer at Continuing Legal Education seminars

Personal and Community Involvement

Kevin was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1954 and grew up in the small logging community of Orting, Washington.  Kevin is active in his church community and has served on various Boards and committees.  When his children were younger, Kevin coached tee ball, soccer and basketball.  In his spare time, Kevin and his family spend their time hunting, fishing, camping, riding ATV’s, kayaking and enjoying their mountain cabin.