Mark has a broad based practice and has represented individuals and businesses in a variety of transactional and litigation matters. His practice areas include real estate, land use, trusts and estates, business, and construction law. Mark has represented several businesses on a wide array of legal issues, including formation and acquisition, exit strategy, dissolution, partnership disputes and buy-outs, commercial litigation, contract negotiation, and employment issues.
Mark received his B.S. degree, cum laude, from Utah State University, and his Juris Doctorate (with distinction) from the University of Nebraska College of Law. Mr. Buckwalter is a member of the Montana State Bar Association, Nebraska State Bar Association, Idaho State Bar Association and Northwest Montana Bar Association. Mark also holds a Montana Real Estate Salesperson license, and has taught several continuing education courses to realtors on topics such as construction liens, landlord-tenant law, and entity formation.
In his free time, Mark enjoys spending time with his growing family, fly-fishing, hunting, and enjoying the natural wonders of Montana. Mark has also served as the President of the Flathead Area Young Professionals, an Ex-Officio Board Member of the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce, and is currently the Committee Chair for Troop 1935 of the Boy Scouts of America.
Fun Facts about Mark:
|ID||Authorized to practice law||2013||11/07/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Silver Quill Award||Nebraska State Bar Foundation||2005|
|Partner||Rocky Mountain Law Partners, PLLP||2014 - Present|
|Owner||Buckwalter Law Firm, PLLC||2010 - 2014|
|Associate||Kalvig & LeDuc, P.C.||2009 - 2010|
|Associate||Baylor, Evnen, Curtiss, Grimit & Witt, LLP||2007 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Idaho State Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Montana State Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Northwest Montana Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|University of Nebraska College of Law||Juris Doctor||2007|
|Utah State University||Bachelor of Science||2001|
|Practical Guide to Zoning and Land Use Law||Adoption and Amendment of Zoning Ordinance and Map; Dealing with Special Zoning Issues||2015|
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