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Patrick Beddow

Probate Attorney at Billings, MT

5.0   3 reviews
  • State Years
    Wyoming - WY 10 years
    North Dakota - ND 11 years
    Montana - MT 11 years
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State WY
    Acquired 2013
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State ND
    Acquired 2013
    Status
    Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State MT
    Acquired 2012
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Patrick

Learn Patrick’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    30%

  2. Probate
    30%
    Probate administration in Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming

    12 years, 75 cases

  3. Trusts
    20%

  4. Oil and gas
    10%
    Preparation of drilling and division order title opinions, mineral curative, contracts, and related administrative issues

    13 years

  5. Real estate
    10%

A significant portion of my practice focuses on real property related issues, including mineral transactions, mineral and title curative, perparation of title opinions, lease and contract negotiation, and asset protection and planning in Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming.  I enjoy assisting and working directly with individuals and entities whether their issue(s) be large or small. I have experience assisting both lessors and lessees in the drafting and negotiation of complex agricultural and mineral leases throughout the region.  My practice also includes the areas of estate administration and probate, trust formation and administration, and business entity formation and governance.

Location

Karell Kimmet Beddow PLLP
175 N. 27th St., Ste. 1303
Billings, MT, 59101

Reviews

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Posted by Dean | November 19, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Estate Planning
Recently completed Estate Planning with Mr. Patrick Beddow that included family ranch property located in Montana and our home in Wyoming. He listened closely and asked pertinent questions so that I soon believed he clearly understood our needs. Relatively quickly he created our Revocable Family Trust and associated Realty Transfer Certificates; and his assistant had the necessary deeds recorded in the appropriate counties. Throughout I felt treated as a person and not merely a client. I wouldn't hesitate to contact him again should need arise. In fact, while the entire process was completed via phone, mail, text and email; I’d enjoy sitting down any afternoon and visiting with him over a beer. An excellent experience. Thank you.
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Posted by Ron | December 30, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Real Estate law out of state
I researched real estate attorneys in Montana ,we do not live in Montana but do live in a state that Mr Beddow has a license to practice. When I called the firm I was great with a very courtesy professional staff. Mr Beddow listened to what I was interested in and explained the process, and that he would check to see if there were any conflicts etc. not more than a day later I was contacted by this firm, they sent there retainer form and an amount to send for a retainer. I did that and they went to work right away. Stayed in touch and kept us informed . This is important if you do not reside in Montana. I have found it a good experience dealing with all the staff as well as Mr Beddow. I have also found that unlike some lawyers ,that our needs were treated as important to them. They do bill you but not for every single lil piece of paper and every phone call with in reason. It appears also that they do not waste time trying to get billable hours,Simply put your in good hands and can expect to get what you pay for. A top class honest firm that cares and represents you with professional service . I have felt very comfortable dealing with them long distance.
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Posted by Christopher | November 18, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Legal Services
Patrick provided a comprehensive will and power of attorney for me, explaining to me the ins and outs of the process in detail and making sure I was all set. He is an expert in a variety of legal fields and has a great amount of knowledge in his areas of specialty. He comes highly recommended as a professional, thorough, and personable attorney.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Patten, Peterman, Bekkedahl & Green
  • 2016 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Crowley Fleck PLLP
  • 2012 - 2016

Education

  • University of Montana School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • Carroll College Helena, MT
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2008

Associations

  • Montana Association of Professional Landmen
  • member
  • 2015 - Present
  • North Dakota State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Wyoming State Bar
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Yellowstone Area Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • State Bar of Montana
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • State Bar of Montana - New Lawyer Section
  • Trustee
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Montana Army National Guard
  • Officer
  • 2005 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Scholar
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • 2011
  • Distinguished Military Graduate
  • Carroll College
  • 2008

Publications

  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation publication
  • Law of Federal Oil and Gas Leases - Chapter 11 Options and Rights to Acquire
  • 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • Buying and Selling Ranches in Montana
  • Mineral Rights, Hunting Rights, and Grazing Rights
  • 2016
  • MAPL Continuing Education
  • Mineral Curative, Probates and Trusts
  • 2014

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (2)
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Oil and gas Attorney | Sep 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Pat. He is an expert in oil and gas matters. The scope of his experience ranges from title opinion work, title curative, leasing, and every transaction undertaken in the oil and gas business. He is professional in every respect."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Billings Probate Lawyer Patrick Beddow
Patrick Beddow
Probate Attorney
Billings, MT
Licensed for 11 years

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