Selena is an Associate in the firm’s Kalispell, Montana office. She is a member of the Energy & Environmental practice group. Her practice focuses on a wide range of state and federal environmental compliance and permitting matters, including Clean Water Act (CWA) permitting and compliance, and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), on a local level and for federal facilities, as well as the mining and energy sectors.

After earning her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Biology from the University of Montana, Selena’s Environmental and Natural Resources career began when she went to work for Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in-house counsel in litigation support and environmental compliance and permitting. At LANL, one of the largest and most heavily permitted federal facilities in the country, Selena worked on a wide range of RCRA, CERCLA, CWA, CAA, NEPA, ESA, and state permitting and compliance matters and supported environmental litigation. Selena attended law school at the University of New Mexico School of Law, where she served as Co-Editor in Chief of the Natural Resources Journal, earned a Natural Resources and Environmental Law specialization certificate, and received the Albert E. Utton Natural Resources Law Award for excellence in Natural Resources. Selena practiced mineral title and real property law in Colorado before returning home to Montana and joining Crowley Fleck. Selena is barred in Colorado and Montana and has a bar application pending in New Mexico.

Practice Areas

Bar Admission

Colorado, 2018
Montana, 2020
New Mexico, Pending


J.D., University of New Mexico School of Law, cum laude,
Certificate of Concentration in Natural Resources and Environmental Law
B.A., Political Science with honors, University of Montana

Prior Experience (Employment)

2018-2020 – Tjornehoj & Hack LLC
2010-2018 – Los Alamos National Laboratory, Office of General Counsel (ESH Paralegal)

Honors & Awards

Co-Editor in Chief, Natural Resources Journal
Albert E. Utton Natural Resources Law Award
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Scholarship

Community Involvement

Volunteer Recreational Soccer Coach, Flathead Soccer Club

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Montana
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

Presentations & Publications

“Current Environmental Legal Developments Affecting the Mining Industry,” Montana Technological University – Mine Design, Operations & Closure Conference (August 2021)