Stewart R. Kirkpatrick practices in the Commercial Department in the Billings office. His practice focuses on health care, business and business associations, commercial and real estate law. Stewart graduated from Brigham Young University in 1983 and obtained his law degree in 1986 from Creighton University School of Law. From 1990 until joining the firm, Stewart practiced with the firm Murphy, Kirkpatrick and Fain, PLLP.

Practice Areas

    • Healthcare
    • Business, Governance, Operations, and Transactions
    • Electronic Information, Technology, and Security [HIPAA]
    • Healthcare Education
    • Healthcare Labor and Employment
    • Long Term and Elder Care, In-Home Care, Hospice, and Rehabilitation
    • Medical Staff, Credentialing, Peer Review, and Physician Matters
    • Physician Organizations and Issues
    • Plans, Managed Care, Employee Benefits, and Executive Compensation
    • Lobbying, Regulatory and Administrative Affairs
    • Lobbying
    • Commercial Real Estate Acquisition, Sales and Leasing

Bar Admission

Montana, 1986
U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 1986


1986 – J.D., Creighton University School of Law
1983 – B.A., History, Brigham Young University

Prior Experience (Employment)

Murphy, Kirkpatrick & Fain, PLLP – 1990-2008

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Montana
American Health Lawyers Association