Ronald A. Bender

Labor, Mediation
111 N. Higgins, Suite 600, P.O. Box 4747
Missoula, Montana 59806



1971, Montana

Law School

University of Montana, J.D., with honors, 1971

Law School Graduation Year



Carroll College, B.A., with honors, 1968


Western Montana and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Montana; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Montana Defense Trial Lawyers; Defense Research Institute; American Board of Trial Advocates (Associate).


Phi Delta Phi. Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, State Bar of Montana, 1999. Listed in Who's Who in American Law, 1994. Author: Survey on Good Faith and Fair Dealing in Real Estate Transactions, International Council of Shopping Centers, Inc., 1999; Repossession and Sale of Personal Property, Lorman Business Center, Inc., 1989; Employee Handbooks, National Business Institute, Inc. 1991. Associate Editor, Montana Law Review, 1970-1971. Author: Liability of the Manufacturer to the Ultimate Consumer, Montana Law Review, 1969; Rights to Kill Wild Animals in Defense of Person or Property, Montana Law Review, 1970; Title VII: Seven Years After, Montana Law Review, 1971. Law Clerk to the Honorable Russell E. Smith, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 1971-1973. Member, Montana Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1987-1999. Chairman, Business Law Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 1987-1999.