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Coil, Michael C. Information

Coil, Michael C.
125 West Mendenhall Street Suite 201 Bozeman, MT
Phone: 406-589-8949
Fax: (406) 585-7654


Current Employment Position(s)


Lawyer Overview

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning

West Practice Categories

Administrative Law, Agriculture Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, International Dispute Resolution, Mediation, Mini-trials, Auto Dealer Fraud, Bad Faith Insurance, Business & Commercial Law, Collections & Repossessions, Commercial Leasing, Consumer Protection, Contracts, Debtor/Creditor, Joint Ventures, Lemon Law, Secured Transactions, Transactions, Uniform Commercial Code, Warranties, Business Organizations, Business Successions, Corporate Governance, Directors' & Officers' Liability, Dissolution, Formation & Business Planning, Franchising, Limited Liability Companies, Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations, Partnerships, Reorganizations, Shareholders' Rights, Trade Associations, Civil Rights, Age Discrimination, Disability & Illness Discrimination, National Origin Discrimination, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Class Actions -- Plaintiff, Collections, Constitutional Law, Affirmative Action, Discrimination, Eminent Domain, Freedom of Information, Freedom of Press, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Speech, Grand Jury Proceedings, Prisoners' Rights, Search & Seizure Protections, Voting Rights, Construction Law, Construction Contracts, Construction Liens, Government Construction Contracts, Housing & Construction Defects, Criminal Law, Criminal Fraud, DUI/DWI, Drug Violations, Federal, Felonies, Juvenile Crimes, Misdemeanor, Parole & Probation, Prosecution, RICO Act, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations, Victims' Rights, Education Law, Election Campaign & Political Law, Employment Law -- Employee, Affirmative Action -- Employee, Americans with Disabilities Act -- Employee, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) -- Employee, Employee Rights -- Employee, Employment Contracts -- Employee, Employment Discrimination -- Employee, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) -- Employee, Federal Employer's Liability Act (FELA) -- Employee, Municipal Employment -- Employee, Sexual Harassment -- Employee, Wage & Hour Laws -- Employee, Wrongful Termination -- Employee, Employment Law -- Employer, Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law, Environmental Law, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney and Appointment, Trusts, Wills, Family Law, Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Childrens' Rights, Collaborative Law, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence & Neglect, Juvenile Law, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Government Agencies & Programs, Health & Health Care Law, Disability, Medicare & Medicaid, Social Security -- Disability, Insurance Law, Errors & Omissions Insurance, Insurance Malpractice, Insurance Subrogation, Motor Vehicle, Property & Casualty, Intellectual Property Law, Internet -- Cyberspace, Computer Crimes, Labor Law, Litigation & Appeals, Federal Appellate Practice, Federal Trial Practice, Multidistrict Litigation, State Appellate Practice, State Trial Practice, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, US Supreme Court, Natural Resources Law, Personal Injury -- Plaintiff, Animal Bites -- Plaintiff, Assault & Battery -- Plaintiff, Aviation Accidents -- Plaintiff, Defamation & Privacy -- Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff, Premises Liability -- Plaintiff, Property Damage -- Plaintiff, Railroad Accidents -- Plaintiff, Slip and Fall -- Plaintiff, Wrongful Death -- Plaintiff, Probate & Estate Administration, Estate Administration, Products Liability Law, Alcoholic Beverages, Apparel, Asbestos, Chemicals & Cosmetics, Firearms, Food & Agricultural Products, Machinery & Tools, Medical Products & Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Pharmaceutical Products, Recreational Products, Tobacco, Professional Malpractice Law, Dental Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Other Professionals Malpractice, Railroad Worker Injury/FELA, Real Estate Law, Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Conveyancing, Foreclosure & Alternatives, Land Use & Zoning, Landlord/Tenant, Residential Real Estate, Science & Technology Law, State, Local & Municipal Law, Toxic Torts, Class Actions, Hazardous Waste, Pesticides, Radiation & Electromagnetic Energy, Toxic Mold, Whistleblower/Qui Tam, Federal Employees, State & Municipal Employees, Workers' Compensation Appeals


Bar Admissions

  • Montana, 1977

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Gallatin County Bar Association, 1991 - Present (President)
  • State Bar of Montana, 1977 - Present (Member)
  • Montana Trial Lawyers Association, 2001 - Present (Member)
  • Montana Defense Trial Lawyers, 2002 - Present (Member)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, 2004 - Present (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Business Law, Taxation, Finance, Montana State Univeristy, 1976 - 1977

Past Employment Positions

  • Coil & Sinclair Attorney's at Law, Partner, 1991 - 1994
  • Coil Law Firm, Solo Practitioner, 1986 - 1991
  • Berg, Coil, Stokes & Tollefsen, Attorney's at Law, Managing Partner, 1977 - 1986


  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California, 1976
  • Bringham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA, 1973
    Honors: cum laude