Lindy M. Lauder

Lindy M. Lauder


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Lindy Lauder is a Partner in the firm’s Missoula office and is a member of the Creditor’s Rights Practice Group. Her practice areas include: Creditor’s Rights and Bankruptcy, Banking and Finance, and Commercial Litigation.

Lindy grew up in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Lethbridge, where she was also a member of the women’s Pronghorns basketball team. Lindy received her Juris Doctorate, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Idaho College of Law, where she served as a member of the Idaho Law Review as well as the National Moot Court Team and the Bankruptcy Moot Court Team. Lindy also served as President of both the Board of Student Advocates and the Golf Club, and was a Legal Research and Writing teaching assistant.

Following law school, Lindy clerked for Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick at the Idaho Supreme Court for two years.

Lindy enjoys spending her free time golfing and playing basketball.

Practice Areas

    • Banking and Finance
    • Banking Law, Compliance, and Internal Operations and Processes
    • Mergers and Acquisitions of Financial Institutions
    • Mergers, Acquisitions & Other Business Transactions
    • Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy
    • Bankruptcy
    • Collections
    • Commercial Loan Transactions
    • Debt Restructuring and Workouts
    • Personal Property Foreclosures, Claim and Delivery, Replevin, and Injunctive Remedies
    • Real Property Foreclosures & Landlord-Tenant Disputes

Bar Admission

Idaho, 2015
Montana, 2016
U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 2016
North Dakota, 2017
Wyoming, 2017


2014 – J.D., Magna Cum Laude, University of Idaho College of Law
2007 – B.A., University of Lethbridge

Prior Experience (Employment)

Law Clerk to Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick, Idaho Supreme Court, 2014-2016
Summer Associate, Crowley Fleck, 2013

Honors & Awards

American Bankruptcy Institute Award of Excellence, 2014
Second Place, Hon. Lloyd George Western Regional Duberstein Moot Court Competition, 2014
Best Brief, National Moot Court Competition, Regional Round, 2013
International Student Achievement Award, University of Idaho, 2013
Runner-up Best Brief, McNichols Moot Court Competition, 2012
Academic All-Canadian, 2006

Community Involvement

AAU Basketball Coach, 2014-2015
Grizzly Scholarship Association Board Member 2014-Present
Member of Kiwanis 2017-Present

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Montana
State Bar of Idaho
State Bar of Wyoming
North Dakota State Bar Association