Attorney at Law
Chris A. Montgomery, Esq.
With over thirty eight (38) years of experience, Chris A. Montgomery is committed to providing the quality legal services with compassion and professionalism. Chris believes in maintaining high ethical standards and treating clients as he would want to be treated; fairly and courteously and helping make the legal system “user friendly” by making it understandable on an individual level and understanding “cost containment” by economizing access and costs for clients, while at the same time achieving excellent results and upholding the high morals and standards people expect of professionals in the legal community.
In short, Chris Montgomery treats clients as he would hope to be treated.Montgomery Law Firm provides a “Multi-Service” approach to solving legal problems. Attorney Chris A. Montgomery and his team of support personnel, including a Paralegal, and three (3) Legal Assistants who are highly trained professional support personnel. This “legal team” provides high quality legal services for our clients in variety of areas.
Montgomery Law Firm provides a “Multi-Service” approach to solving legal problems. As an experienced attorney, Chris A. Montgomery utilizes the services of his support personnel, which includes Legal a Paralegal, and three (3) Legal Assistants. This legal team of highly trained professional support personnel provides high quality legal services for clients in a variety of areas which include: Wills, Trusts, Probates, Elder Law, Real Estate Escrow Closings, Real Estate Representation in areas such as Easements, Boundaries, Covenants, Foreclosures, Landlord Representation, Real Estate Related Litigation, Business Formation such as Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships, Corporations, Collections, Adoptions, and Name Changes.
As a seasoned Trial Attorney with over thirty eight (38) years of experience, Chris A. Montgomery is Admitted and Licensed to practice law in all State and Federal Courts in the State of Washington and the State of Idaho, including the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He has also handled cases on a Pro Hoc Vice basis in Oregon, California and Alaska. Chris is committed to his clients and takes on the challenges required for comprehensive representation, wherever an individual case may take him. He stands by his clients through all phases of their legal circumstance.
Chris A. Montgomery is a graduate of Gonzaga School of Law. Chris continues to support Gonzaga by serving as a Moot Court Judge and Client Counselling Panel Judge for current law students. Chris has also served as Judge Pro Tem in Stevens and Ferry County District Courts and served as Moderator for “Law School for Non-Lawyers” while he was President of the Stevens County Bar Association. Chris was just recently honored for his over thirty (30) years of being an Adjunct Faculty Member of the Community Colleges of Spokane, Colville Campus, teaching Business Law to students in Colville, and by interactive teleconference to Republic, Newport, Ione, Inchellium, Pullman, and Fairchild Air Force Base.
Married for over thirty-eight (38) years, with two (2) grown children, Chris has been a llama rancher and certified tree farmer and has served over twenty-five (25) years with the Boy Scouts of America as a Den Leader, Scoutmaster, and District Chairman. Chris maintains his position as Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 921 to this date and has been recognized with the Scoutmaster Award of Merit, Silver Beaver Award, District Award of Merit, Vigil Honor in the Order of the Arrow Boy Scout Honor Society, as well as many other awards. Chris encourages all of his Scouts to strive to become Eagle Scouts, the top two percent (2%) of all Scouts, having helped twenty-seven (27) Scouts achieve that goal to-date.
Boy Scout Troop 921 and the Colville Kiwanis sponsor the Colville Community Flag Program which distributes over three hundred (300) American Flags around the community of Colville on all major holidays and community events and performs Flag Presentation and Retirement Ceremonies. Chris has served as a Scoutmaster and Adult Leader for National and World Scout Jamborees and the National Order of the Arrow Conference. His Troop has travelled to Hawaii for Summer Camp, Philmont Scout Ranch for backpack trips, the Grand Canyon, Canada, Mariners Baseball Games and Seahawks Football Games to name just a few of their adventures.
Chris is currently the Chairman of the City of Colville Zoning Board of Adjustment and has served in the past on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers and Sisters of America and the Stevens County Juvenile Diversion Board.