FIRM OVERVIEW

People come to us for help when they need it most and we are driven to achieve superior results on their behalf. We pride ourselves on resolving matters in an efficient, economical and timely fashion.

Wagner Law Firm is comprised of dedicated professionals who share responsibility for taking care of our clients and are committed to achieving timely results. Every day we work to secure the best results for our clients. The trust we develop with our clients is the foundation of our relationships.

At Wagner Law Firm, we provided premium legal services and open communication with our clients every day.

“In any situation, the client’s goal is always our first priority.”

ATTORNEYS

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John M. Wagner

John M. Wagner is from a hard working Montana family and understands the legal needs of the people of the Treasure State.

Mr. Wagner practices in all state and federal courts in Montana and works primarily in the following areas of law: Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Wills & Probate and Agricultural Law.

Mr. Wagner is a licensed Montana Real Estate Sales Agent. He lives in Whitefish and enjoy the many outdoor activities that Montana offers

Bar and Court Admissions
Mr. Wagner is admitted to the State Bar of Montana, Montana District Court, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana.

Member: President for 2012 of the Northwest Montana Bar Association, Montana Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice and awarded a Leadership Scholarship to attend the national BLI convention in Chicago in 2012.

Community Service: United Way Loaned Executive, Leadership Flathead Alumni, Whitefish City-County Planning Board, 2006, Whitefish Growth Policy Steering Committee, 2006, The Lakes at Whitefish HOA Board Member, 2007-2008.

Education
J.D., University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, 2002, Phi Delt Phi Legal Fraternity.
B.A. Business Administration, emphasis in Finance and Marketing, University of Washington, Seattle, 1991.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Kelly Davidson

Kelly Davidson was raised in the Midwest and relocated to Montana in 2001 to raise a family and enjoy all that Montana and the Flathead Valley have to offer. After practicing law in Indiana for 7 years, her and her husband started a construction company that has enjoyed success in the Flathead Valley and across Montana and Idaho. After spending several years raising two children and supporting the family business, Kelly is continuing her legal career working with the Wagner Law firm as a paralegal. She is a graduate of the Indiana School of Law in Bloomington but is not admitted to the Bar in Montana.

Kelly’s past legal work includes 7 years at Legal Services organization, two years with the AAA Legal services and three years as the executive Director of the Indiana Pro Bono Commission. She is currently active in her community supporting the Glacier Hockey association, the Whitefish Sports Facility Foundation and until last year served as the Social Responsibility and Community Service Coordinator for the Whitefish Wolverines Junior Hockey Team. She has also served as a Board member and Treasurer for the Children’s House Montessori School in Whitefish. She is an active member of the Whitefish Adult Hockey Association and plays on both local and travel teams. She also enjoys snow skiing, camping, water skiing, gardening and reading but spends most weekends following her two children around to various ice rinks across the state and Canada.

Education

Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana

Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 1994
Dean’s list one semester
Recipient, Outstanding Contribution to Student Life Award, Class of 1994

Student Activities

President, Public Interest Law Foundation 1993-1994
Administrator, Student Pro Bono Project 1992-1993
Speaker, National Association of Public Interest Law National Conference,
Washington, D.C.
Participant, Children and the Law Discussion and Reading Group

Miami University, Oxford Ohio

B.A. in Sociology, minor in Social Work, Cum Laude, May 1990
Phi Beta Kappa
Golden Key National Honor Society
Dean’s List, 6 semesters
University Honors Program

Community Involvement 

Children’s House Montessori School, Board Treasurer 2008-2011
Heartland Pro Bono Council – 1997 to 2000
Indiana State Bar Association
Pro Bono Committee – 1996 to 2001, Vice Chairman 1999
Committee on Civil Rights for Children – 1998 to 2001
Indianapolis Bar Association
Task Force on Pro Bono – 1998 to 2001
Women and the Law Division, Executive Committee – 1999
Domestic Violence Network – 1996 to 2001
Task Force on Domestic Violence, (Safe Haven Foundation) – 1998
United Way – UW2 program
Monroe County Community Service Council Board Member, 1993-1994