Steve J. Harman

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Montana, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of Montana, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1978

EDUCATION

  • University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, Montana
    • J.D. – 1975
    • Honors: Graduated With Honors
    • Law Review: Montana Law Review, 1974 – 1975
  • Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana
    • B.S. – 1972
    • Major: Mathematics

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • An Insurer’s Liability for the Tort of Bad Faith, Montana Law Review, Winter, 1981
  • Release Desk book, Montana Defense Trial Lawyers, 1989
  • Montana Ultimate Trial Notebook – Voir Dire: The Beginning (Chapter), Montana Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocacy, 1998

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS

  • Persons Injured by Medical Malpractice
  • Unfair Insurance Practices and Claims of Serious Bodily Injury

CLASSES/SEMINARS

  • Advanced Trial Advocacy Program, Faculty of the University of Montana School of Law, 2001 – 2008
  • Presenter: A Trial Demonstration in an SUV Roll-Over Case, American Board of Trial Advocacy, 2002
  • Presenter: How to Deal With Difficult Lawyers, National Practice Institute, 2000
  • Presenter: Multi-Party Litigation, Montana Defense Trial Lawyers, 1999
  • Demonstrator: Voir Dire, American Board of Trial Advocates, 1998

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory “AV” Rating, 1995 – 2005
  • Best Lawyers in America: Trial Lawyer Listing, 2001 – 2005

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Association for Justice, 2002 – 2008
  • Montana Trial Lawyers, Member, 2003 – 2008
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, 2000 – 2008
  • American Board of Trial Lawyers, Member, 1997 – 2008
  • Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Lawyer Representative, 1990 – 1991
  • Montana Supreme Court Committee on Appellate Alternative Dispute Resolution, 1996 – 1997
  • Federal Bar Association, Secretary, 2003 – 2005
  • American Judicature Society, Member, Board of Directors, 2002 – 2005

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

  • Buxbaum, Daue, Harman & Fitzpatrick, Partner, 2003 – 2004
  • Brown Law Firm, Partner, 1978 – 2002

PRO BONO ACTIVITIES

  • Faculty of the University of Montana “Advanced Trial Advocacy Program” (one week), 2001 – 2008