Eli is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Montana and North Dakota, the Northern Cheyenne, Crow, Fort Belknap, Confederated Salish and Kootenai, Shoshone and Arapahoe, and the Chippewa Cree Tribal Courts.
Eli graduated magna cum laude from The George Washington University, Washington, DC with a B.A. in Political Science and earned his Juris Doctorate at the University Of Montana School of Law.
Eli is committed to serving his community and profession. He has served as a delegate to the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates, a district representative to the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division, served in a variety of capacities including chair of the Montana State Bar Bankruptcy Section and as the president of the Yellowstone Area Bar Association.
In his free time, Eli enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, golfing, fishing, watching his beloved Baltimore Orioles, and playing hockey.
Honors & Awards
Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Star (2013-2018)
Billings Area Young Professionals
Magic City Adult Hockey
Leadership Billings (2013-2014)
Presentations & Publications
Co-Author, Providing Short-Term Access to Water for Energy and Mineral Development in the West, 59 RMMLF-INST 9-1 (2013).
State Bar of Montana - Bankruptcy Section Counsel Member (2010-2012), Treasurer (2013), Chair (2013-2014)
Yellowstone Area Bar Association, Trustee (2012-2015); President-Elect (2015-2016); President (2016-2017)
State Bar of Montana - New Lawyers' Section, Trustee
American Bar Association-Young Lawyers Division District Representative (2014-2015); Montana Young Lawyer Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates (2016-2017)
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