Brian L. Taylor
Firm: Hall & Evans, LLC
Address: 175 North 27th Street, Suite 1101
Billings, MT 59101
University: Montana State University, B.A., Finance, With Honors, 1994, Gonzaga University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
Admitted: 1997, Montana; U.S. District Court, District of Montana
Biography: Brian Taylor practices in our Billings, Montana office. Mr. Taylor is a litigation attorney with a historically diverse practice. His practice primarily focuses on civil defense where he has represented clients in a wide variety of cases including bad faith and product liability. He also represents a number of insurance carriers in traditional insurance defense matters. His experience in the product liability field has covered a wide spectrum of self-insured automobile manufacturers and component part manufacturers. His experience representing automobile manufacturer's incudes a three plus week trial in Great Falls, Montana involving a traumatic brain injury. Mr. Taylor's experience in traditional insurance defense litigation includes minor property damage claims, personal injury claims and larger construction defect lawsuits. Mr. Taylor has participated in numerous trials in both State and Federal Court throughout Montana. His practice focus is in the field of transportation defense, insurance defense, and product liability defense. Prior to joining Hall & Evans in 2013, Brian was a partner at Jardine Stephenson, Blewett & Weaver in Great Falls, Montana. Career Distinctions & Honors · Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated · Judge Robert P. Goff Pro Bono Award, 2011 · Served as Special Master for Judge Sandefur, Cascade County District Court, State of Montana Professional Associations · American Bar Association · Montana State Bar Association · Cascade County Bar Association · Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association · Montana State Bar, CLE Institute · National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel - NARTC Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars · Speaker, "Montana Insurance Law," American Hallmark Insurance, Fort Worth Texas, 2009 Business & Community Service · Former Board Member for the Cascade County Law Clinic, an organization devoted to providing pro bono legal representation to those in need Other Activities Mr. Taylor enjoys spending time with his wife and two wonderful daughters. In his spare time he enjoys skiing, snowmobiling and soccer.