Attorney Profile

Michael F. McGuinness - Patten, Peterman, Bekkedahl & Green, PLLC in Billings MT
Montana State University, BA, Honors (2005)
California Western School of Law, JD (2010)


Michael F. McGuinness

Michael F. McGuinness is an attorney practicing in the litigation department of Patten, Peterman, Bekkedahl & Green, PLLC. His practice areas primarily include commercial litigation, water law, employment law and human rights. Mike has helped his clients achieve successful outcomes as both first and second chair at bench trials, jury trials and on appeal.

Mike graduated from Montana State University with honors in 2005 and earned his J.D. from California Western School of Law in San Diego, California in 2010. Mike is licensed in the state and federal courts of Montana and California. Mike is a member of the Montana Bar Association, the Yellowstone Area Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Mike was a Montana Young Lawyer Delegate for the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in 2016 and is currently a Trustee of the New Lawyers Section of the Montana Bar Association.

Memberships and Recognition:
State Bar of Montana
Yellowstone Area Bar Association
American Bar Association
Montana Young Lawyer’s Delegate, American Bar Association, 2016
Trustee, New Lawyers Section, Montana Bar Association