The Berg Law Firm was founded by Ben Berg in the mid 1950's. Ben Berg and his partner, Gig Tollefsen, merged with Mike Lilly’s firm in 1989. We are a seven lawyer law firm with an emphasis on civil trial practice and appellate practice. In addition, we offer practice areas of business transactions, real estate, construction, corporation, estate planning, and family law. The firm’s attorneys have tried hundreds of civil judge and jury trials in the state and federal courts of Montana. Appeals are regularly taken to the Montana Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The firm’s attorneys have conducted oral arguments on several occasions before the Montana Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Courts in Seattle and San Francisco. Defense has been provided in numerous areas of civil law including: automobile claims, insurance bad faith, insurance coverage, product liability, ski resort and ski manufacturer defense, business litigation, employment law, fraud, medical malpractice, punitive damages, and premises liability. We know our community and know our juries.