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Bryan Charles Tipp

Personal injury Attorney at Missoula, MT

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  • State Years
    Washington - WA 35 years
    Montana - MT 35 years
    Alaska - AK 35 years
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State MT
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State AK
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

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About Bryan

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Bryan was born and raised in Missoula, graduating from Loyola Sacred Heart High School in 1980. After obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Montana in Business Administration, he attended and graduated from the University of Puget Sound School of Law (now the Seattle University School of Law) in 1987.

After short stints with the City Prosecutor’s Office and the Pierce County Department of Assigned Counsel in Tacoma, Washington, Bryan began a private law practice in Seattle. Bryan left the firm of Tipp Mitchell & Associates in 1994 to return to Missoula, and thereafter joined Tipp & Buley, PC.

Bryan’s criminal defense practice includes the defense of all types of State and Federal offenses, with the additional emphasis of the defense of DUI cases. He is a Founding and Lifetime Member of the Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, (MTACDL), the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Montana Institute for Criminal Justice. He is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). Bryan has been taught Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) and certified pursuant to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) protocol for SFSTs. He has also completed the Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator’s Course. He has attended the National College of DUI Defense at Harvard University, and has organized, administered and spoken at seminars on DUI Defense.

Bryan’s civil practice has included the litigation of Injury Claims (automobile and boating accidents, slip and fall injuries and intentional torts), Will Contests, Admiralty and Maritime Claims, and Civil Rights Violations. Bryan has been a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA).

Bryan is admitted to practice law before State and Federal courts in the State of Montana. Bryan is also admitted to practice before all State and Federal Courts in the states of Washington and Alaska, as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.  Bryan has represented individuals before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), United States Military Veterens before the Merit System Protection Board (MSPB),  also been previously admitted to practice pro hac vice in the States of California and Wyoming.

Bryan and his wife, Lori, have three children. When he is not busy attending to the varied needs of his clients, Bryan has served as the Founder and President of the Missoula Junior Osprey Baseball Club, and currently serves on the board of the Loyola Sacred-Heart Foundation.  He enjoys spending time recreating with his family, and attending sporting events of all kinds. Go Griz.

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Distinguished Peer Review Rating

Location

Bryan Charles Tipp
Po Box 3778
Missoula, MT, 59806-3778

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • Tipp & Buley, P.C.
  • 1994 - Present
  • Partner
  • Tipp Mitchell & Associates
  • 1989 - 1994
  • Public Defender
  • Pierce County, Office Of Assigned Counsel
  • 1988 - 1989
  • Contract Prosecutor
  • City Of Tacoma
  • 1987 - 1988
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Education

  • University of Puget Sound School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1987
  • University of Montana
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1985

Associations

  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2014 - Present
  • Loyola Sacred-Heart Foundation
  • Board Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Founding Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • 1997 - Present
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 1988 - 1997
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Service Award
  • Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 1998
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 1998
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Speaking Engagements

  • The 1999 DUI Defense Academy
  • Host/Moderator
  • 1999
  • Larry Pozner - Killer Cross-Examination
  • Moderator
  • 1998
  • The Ultimate DUI Seminar
  • DUI Defense in Montana
  • 1997
  • Montana Advanced Drunk Driving Seminar
  • Breath Testing and FST: Legal Environment in Montana
  • 1997
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Personal injury Attorney | Aug 12
Relationship: Co-worker
"Bryan is one of the best litigators I've ever had the pleasure of seeing in action."
Criminal defense

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Missoula Personal injury Lawyer Bryan Charles Tipp
Bryan Charles Tipp
Personal injury Attorney
Missoula, MT
Licensed for 35 years