David R. Paoli
Firm: Paoli Law Firm
Address: 257 West Front Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59802
Membership: State Bar of Montana; Montana Trial Lawyers Association (Sustaining Member, Board of Directors; President, 1999-2000); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Sustaining Member, Board of Governors); Federal Bar Association.
University: University of Montana, B.A., with honors, 1983, University of Montana, J.D., with honors, 1986
Admitted: 1986, Montana and U.S. District Court, District of Montana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Biography: Law Clerk to Hon. Jack D. Shanstrom, United States Magistrate, U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 1986-1988. Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education, 1985-1987. Montana Human Rights Commission, 1988-1990. Chairman, United States Magistrate Judge Selection Committee, 1999-2009. Designated Legal Counsel, United Transportation Union. Special Assistant Attorney General, Montana. Lawyers Representative, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Adjunct Faculty, University of Montana School of Law, Products Liability. Best Lawyers in America. Montana Trial Lawyers Association, Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2011. AV Preeminent Rating, highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards, 2001-Present.