Paul C. Collins is a Partner in the firm’s Billings office. He graduated from Davidson College in 1988 and from Wake Forest Law School, with honors, in 1993. Paul was a member of the Wake Forest Law Review. Before coming to the Crowley Fleck firm in 2002, he practiced for 9 years with the Rodey Law Firm in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in a wide range of civil litigation. He has tried medical malpractice, legal malpractice, property damage, estate, food contamination, insurance bad faith, and construction cases in state and federal court and has handled a wide variety of other matters including employment disputes (representing employers), groundwater contamination, personal injury defense, and commercial disputes. Paul has a particular interest in pro bono matters and has succeeded in district court and before the Montana Supreme Court in extending non-parent parental rights to cover step-parents.

Practice Areas

    • Comprehensive Indian Law Practice
    • Labor & Employment
    • Advice and representation in employment litigation, including wrongful discharge and discrimination matters
    • Tort Litigation
    • Common law bad faith
    • Medical Malpractice Defense
    • Personal Injury
    • Products Liability
    • Fiduciary Obligations and Estate and Trust Litigation

Bar Admission

Montana, 2003
New Mexico, 1993

Education

1993 – J.D. with Honors, Wake Forest University School of Law
1988 – B.S., Davidson College

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Montana
New Mexico State Bar Association