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Practice areas


  1. Car Accidents: 30%
    25 years, 100 cases
  2. Wrongful Termination: 30%
    25 years, 100 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    25 years, 100 cases
  4. Wrongful Death: 20%
    25 years, 10 cases



Contingent (33-40%)

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    Solomon Neuhardt Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Having had the pleasure of working with Cindy as co-counsel, I know firsthand that she is well-versed in the law, a zealous advocate for her clients, and well respected in the legal community. I highly recommend her.


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Contact info

202 W. Spruce St.
P.O. Box 7785
Missoula, MT, 59802


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
FellowAmerican Bar Foundation2010
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Distinguished Service AwardMontana State Bar1999
National MemberOrder of Barristers1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerJasper Smith Olson P.C.2001 - Present
PartnerCederberg, Shott & Smith P.C.1995 - 2000
AssociateWilliams & Ranney P.C.1991 - 1994
Judicial Law ClerkUnited States District Court for the District of Montana1990 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Montana State BarPresident2009 - 2010
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Montana Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1991 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Trial Lawyers CollegeN/AGraduate2004
University of Montana School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of MontanaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Hot Topics for Women LawyersCivil Rights Claims under Section 19832009