Our founding attorney, David R. Paoli, has been a licensed attorney since 1986. David grew up in Great Falls, Montana. He graduated with honors from the University of Montana School of Law and has held a Super Lawyers designation since 2009. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2007 and has an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell*, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. David served as a law clerk to Judge Jack D. Shanstrom, United States District Court and on the Montana Human Rights Commission. In 2011, the Montana Trial Lawyers Association recognized him as Trial Lawyer of the Year. See what kinds of cases and settlements he has won.