About Us

About Laird Cowley


Laird Cowley is a law firm in Montana, with offices located in Missoula, Montana and Helena, Montana. Our legal services are sought after by businesses and individuals all throughout Montana and the Western United States. Our excellence is recognized by top-tier institutions, esteemed organizations, and professionals nationwide.

What We Do

We are a multi-faceted law firm providing expert legal representation and guidance for businesses and individuals of all backgrounds. From helping you plan and strategize for the future to walking you through the dispute resolution process and representing you in court, Laird Cowley is here to guide you through life’s challenges and legal circumstances.

We provide the following legal services:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Immigration Law

What We Do

We are a multi-faceted law firm providing expert legal representation and guidance for businesses and individuals of all backgrounds. From helping you plan and strategize for the future to walking you through the dispute resolution process and representing you in court, Laird Cowley is here to guide you through life’s challenges and legal circumstances.

We provide the following legal services:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Immigration Law

Our Locations

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Missoula, Montana Office

2315 McDonald Ave., Suite 220
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 541-7400

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Helena, Montana Office

40 W 14th St., Suite 4a
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 541-7400

Our Approach

We approach our clients’ legal cases head-on. Our determination, attention to detail, and years of experience in handling complex cases allows us to navigate even the most difficult situations with uncommon dexterity and proficiency.

Collaboration is an essential part of our process. We take a team approach to our cases, drawing on our diverse experience and skills, to develop effective strategies that result in successful outcomes for our clients. We exercise professionalism and excellence in all we do, not only because of the standards we hold for ourselves, but because we earnestly believe that our clients deserve nothing less than the very best.

Our Approach

We approach our clients’ legal cases head-on. Our determination, attention to detail, and years of experience in handling complex cases allows us to navigate even the most difficult situations with uncommon dexterity and proficiency.

Collaboration is an essential part of our process. We take a team approach to our cases, drawing on our diverse experience and skills, to develop effective strategies that result in successful outcomes for our clients. We exercise professionalism and excellence in all we do, not only because of the standards we hold for ourselves, but because we earnestly believe that our clients deserve nothing less than the very best.

Our Partners & Attorneys

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CORY R. LAIRD

Managing Partner

Managing Partner & Attorney, Cory R. Laird is an experienced trial attorney whose work is recognized at a statewide and regional level. Cory is adept in handling a wide array of complex litigation matters and has represented businesses and individuals in wrongful death actions, multi-million-dollar real estate development cases, civil rights actions, professional negligence cases, complex tort litigation, construction litigation, and many other types of disputes.
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Partner & Attorney Jane E. Cowley is an accomplished legal professional that holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work and Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut. With a legal career spanning over two decades, Jane is recognized for her excellence in family law matters and has a reputation as one of the top divorce lawyers in the Western United States.
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Partner and Attorney Sara S. Berg is an esteemed legal professional with a Juris Doctor from the University of Montana School of Law. With an impressive career spanning over two decades, she is a celebrated expert in her field and has achieved extensive recognition as a top Montana lawyer. As a seasoned litigator and attorney-mediator, Sara leads our Helena office and is a key contributor to its success.
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LINDSAY A. MULLINEAUX

Associate Attorney

Lindsay A. Mullineaux is an Associate Attorney at Laird Cowley with an impressive professional background and knowledge in various aspects of law. She is admitted to practice in Montana State and Federal Courts and is experienced in commercial litigation, construction litigation, employment law and business matters, personal injury litigation, and professional negligence litigation.
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RILEY M. WAVRA

Associate Attorney

Riley M. Wavra is an accomplished Associate Attorney with an impressive and diverse professional background. While his work is primarily focused on commercial litigation, he is well-versed in a variety of areas including construction litigation, civil rights litigation, ADA disputes, employment law and business matters, personal injury, and professional negligence.
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SARAH W. MCCLAIN

Associate Attorney

Sarah McClain is an accomplished Associate Attorney with a Juris Doctor from the Willamette University College of Law. With over fifteen years of experience in law, Sarah is a recognized expert in her field and is known for her work as both an advocate and an attorney. Working from our Helena office, Sarah provides expert legal representation in family law matters and immigration law.
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JOSEPH D. WEAVER

Associate Attorney

Joseph D. Weaver is an accomplished Associate Attorney at Laird Cowley with a background in civil litigation matters and criminal defense for indigent populations. Working from our Missoula office, Joseph provides expert legal guidance and representation for Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Professional Negligence, Insurance Litigation, Complex Tort Litigation, Real Estate/Construction Litigation, and Employment Law matters.

Our Core Values

Our Core Values are simple. It’s our value system and reflects who we are and what we stand for:

  • Professionalism: We are attentive & compassionate to our clients’ and their needs.
  • Excellence: We are relentless in our commitment to our clients.
  • Results-Oriented: We persevere to achieve outstanding results for our clients
  • Experience & Relationships: We are diligent advocates for our clients and community.

Our Core Values

Our Core Values are simple. It’s our value system and reflects who we are and what we stand for:

  • Professionalism: We are attentive & compassionate to our clients’ and their needs.
  • Excellence: We are relentless in our commitment to our clients.
  • Results-Oriented: We persevere to achieve outstanding results for our clients
  • Experience & Relationships: We are diligent advocates for our clients and community.

Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure the fair and just treatment of our clients and community. We seek to right wrongs, help others, and ensure justice in the world around us. We’re committed to doing our part in protecting the welfare of others and continually strive to make a positive difference.

We believe that we can have an impact today while also acting as stewards for the next generations. Our goal is to provide excellent legal representation for our clients and help them navigate difficult situations while also protecting their rights.

Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure the fair and just treatment of our clients and community. We seek to right wrongs, help others, and ensure justice in the world around us. We’re committed to doing our part in protecting the welfare of others and continually strive to make a positive difference.

We believe that we can have an impact today while also acting as stewards for the next generations. Our goal is to provide excellent legal representation for our clients and help them navigate difficult situations while also protecting their rights.

Local Presence & Beyond


Laird Cowley has offices located in Missoula, Montana and Helena, Montana. Our expertise and influence extends throughout Montana, Idaho, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Colorado. We regularly represent clients in Missoula, Helena, Billings, Bozeman, Great Falls, Kalispell, Sidney, Wolf Point, Boise, Coeur d’Alene, Cody, Jackson, Fargo, Bismarck, Casper, and all places in between. If you’re interested in learning more about our service, we encourage you to contact our office at (406) 541-7400.

Contact Us

Please contact us if you have questions.