Tipp Coburn & Associates Lawyers Fighting for Montanans Since 1959

Why We're Different

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A Firm Focused on Your Goals

The firm of Tipp Coburn & Associates in Missoula, MT, has been helping clients in matters of personal injuryemployment law, and criminal defense since 1959.

Our firm's mission is to provide high-quality, compassionate legal assistance to each of our clients. Over the past 60 years, we have helped many clients in Missoula and throughout Montana through complex legal issues. As a result, we have received many awards and the praise of the Montanans we've helped.

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Why Choose Tipp Coburn & Associates?


Our Missoula team is deeply committed to serving public interests, and we are proudly involved with the Montana Innocence Project. This organization helps exonerate innocent men and women and prevent wrongful convictions from taking place. We also sponsor many local sports teams and organizations. Several of our attorneys are board members of local non-profit organizations.

Decades in Practice

Our law firm was founded in 1959. The lawyers of our firm have successfully represented clients in many areas of law including personal injury, employment law, and criminal defense. Our Missoula criminal defense attorneys have a high degree of training and are not afraid to take on the most challenging cases.

Recognitions & Awards

In recognition of our dedication to exonerating the wrongfully convicted, Tipp Coburn & Associates has been honored with the "Outstanding Law Firm" award by the Montana Innocence Project. Several of our lawyers have also received individual recognition from organizations such as The National Trial Lawyers, The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, and the Montana Innocence Project.

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When a legal issue arises, you need a lawyer on your side who can protect your best interests. Since 1959, our legal team has helped clients achieve justice while working to serve public interests.
Our attorneys are members of various prestigious legal organizations, including: 

  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National College for DUI Defense

To speak to our Montana lawyers about your case, call our Missoula office at:

(406) 549-5186

"Bryan Tipp, Sarah Lockwood, and all of the staff at Tipp Colburn & Associates are top quality and incredibly dedicated. I can’t speak more highly of their dedication and passion for helping those in need." Elvis Nuno

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Our Featured Practice Areas

Personal Injury

A serious injury can change your life. Many victims of car accidents, faulty products, or dangerous premises are left to cope with lost wages, expensive medical bills, and other expenses. Our lawyers can help you negotiate a fair settlement. Although we can resolve many claims through negotiation, we are not afraid to take your case before a judge if necessary.

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Criminal Defense

Our attorneys have been practicing criminal defense law for over 60 years. We know how to successfully represent clients who are being charged with driving under the influence, drug offenses, and other crimes. Our Missoula lawyers understand that a criminal charge can deeply affect your conscience, so we always treat you with the respect you deserve.

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Employment Law

Your workplace should be somewhere you can feel safe and protected. If you feel that your employer has created an unsafe work environment through discrimination, harassment, or other illegal actions, our lawyers can help. Our attorneys understand the complexities of employment law and can help you develop a strong case.

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A DUI conviction carries serious consequences, including a suspended license, jail time, and fines. Our lawyers are leaders in DUI defense, and we can help you get your charges dismissed or reduced through personalized legal advice. By hiring a DUI lawyer at our Missoula law firm, you can achieve a fair, favorable outcome.

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Car Accidents

Accidents happen. But if your crash was caused by the negligence, wrongdoing, or reckless actions of another party, you need an attorney in your corner. Our Missoula team can determine the cause of your accident, establish liability, and help you recover the compensation you deserve. If you are left with permanent injuries, we can also help you secure compensation for the cost of lifelong care.

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Our Attorneys Practice in:

  • All Montana State Courts
  • All Washington State Courts
  • All Alaska State Courts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States District Court for the District of Montana
  • United States District Court for the District of Washington
  • United States District Court for the District of Alaska
  • Merit Systems Protection Board
  • Equal Opportunity Commission
"I can not say enough nice things about Brett and everyone else in the office. He actually listened to what I had to say, knew exactly how to help me, and took the time to walk me through my options and what needed to happen next... I would never go anywhere else." Greg Fagenstrom
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Tipp Coburn & Associates

Our attorneys have been fighting for Montanans since 1959. Over the years, we have represented more than 7,500 clients and helped them recover millions of dollars in compensation. We are affiliated with renowned legal organizations, including The National Trial Lawyers and the Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

To schedule a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys, request a case review online or call us at (406) 549-5186

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"Torrance represented me in a very complex breach of contract/wrongful termination case ... Extremely knowledgeable and professional. I can't recommend him highly enough."

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