Support Staff – Mary E. Thompson

Mary Thompson - Legal Assistant

Mary E. Thompson

Legal Assistant

Mary E. Thompson is a Legal Assistant for the firm. She’s resourceful towards her work and is never afraid to tackle a new challenge. Her previous background as an elementary education teacher allows her to apply strong organizational and time management skills to her work today. She works with skill and dedication to support the staff at Laird Cowley and is highly attentive to our client’s needs.

Mary is detail-oriented in her work and possesses outstanding multi-tasking and communication skills. In addition to providing administrative support to our attorneys, she works to enhance office effectiveness, handle communications with clients and witnesses, prepare legal documents, and conduct investigative and statistical research. She plays a pivotal role in the day-to-day operations of our firm and deftly handles matters related to calendar coordination, accounting, and customer service.

As an individual, Mary is compassionate and hard-working. She is passionate about learning and helping others. She views her legal career as a conduit through which she can enact positive change and contribute to her community. She enjoys collaborating with members of her team, but also excels in her ability to work independently and can tackle complex projects with ease. Eager to rise to any challenge, she has a sharp eye for detail and is excellent in problem-solving. She adapts to situations quickly and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. Mary places strong value on her relationships with others and holds deep respect for her clients and colleagues.

Outside of work, Mary enjoys spending time traveling, hiking, and attending sporting events with her husband and family. She is the proud mother of two sons, both of which are currently enrolled in classes at Montana State University.