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Dan Flaherty is the son of Patrick Flaherty. He joined the firm in 2010 after graduating from The University of Montana School of Law. Dan was born and raised in Great Falls. Before law school, he attended Montana State University and graduations with a B.S. in Cell Biology and Neuroscience in 3 years.

Dan is proud of his Montana background and his experience in Montana. From a young age, he took on a variety of jobs. Dan has worked as a mechanic on heavy equipment, operated his own roofing business, worked for medical providers, and interned at the University of Montana - General Legal Counsel's office. Dan's focus is on personal injury, family law, and medical malpractice.


Located in Great Falls, Flaherty Law Office serves a wife geographical base. Clients are represented from Missoula, to Troy, to Billings, and Bozeman. Recently, the firm had success working with one of Montana's greatest attorney's, Steve Potts, in prosecuting a wrongful death discrimination case against a County Detention Center.

Dan is happily married to his wife Julie (Vlasie) Flaherty. The two met when they were in middle school and have been inseparable ever since. Their son, Finn, is their greatest joy.


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Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 25%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Car Accident: 20%
  4. Employment: 20%
  5. Family: 10%



Hourly ($125-150/hour), contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Paul Gallardo

    Mr. Flaherty has time and again shown that he is willing to go the distance for his clients. For good reason, he has a loyal and satisfied client base. Mr. Flaherty is not afraid to think outside the box and is extraordinarily quick on his feet. I highly recommend Dan Flaherty for your legal needs.


    Paul Gallardo Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

PO Box 1968
1026 1st Ave South
Great Falls, MT, 59403


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyFlaherty Law Office2010 - Present
Office of Technology TransferUniversity Of Montana2010 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Montana State BarN/A2011 - Present
Cascade County Bar AssociationSecretary2011 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Stricker (Estate of Longsoldier) v. Blaine & Hill CountiesAdministrative Judge ordered Counties to pay $300,000 for discrimination damages. Currently on Appeal
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Montana School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Montana State UniversityN/ACell Biology and Neuroscience2008
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal EducationLegal Research - Find it Fast on the Web2014
Great Falls Public Schools- Leadership HighLeadership and College2012