Joel E. Guthals

Joel E. Guthals: Attorney with Guthals, Hunnes & Reuss, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Managing Partner at Guthals, Hunnes & Reuss, P.C. (3 Attorneys)
  • 175 North 27th Street, Suite 903, Billings, MT 59103-1977
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Editor-in-Chief, Montana Law Review, 1974-1975. Author: Montana Criminal Code Annotated (Annotator), 1974; Notes: 35 Montana Law Review 340, 1974; Continuing Legal Education Publications: Montana Agriloan Workouts and Bankruptcy Strategies (1986), Foreclosure and Repossession in Montana (1987), Basic Bankruptcy in Montana (1988), Creditors Rights and Protection of Security Interests in Bankruptcy (1988); Primer and Review of Bankruptcy Law, Practice and Procedure (1989), Property of the Estate and Exemptions (1989); Pension Plans in Bankruptcies (1991); Professional Fees in Bankruptcies, 1992. Law Clerk to Judge W. J. Jameson, U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 1975-1976. Member and Chair: Yellowstone County Zoning Board, 1994-2000; Friends of Public Radio, Inc. Board, 1980-2012; MSU-Billings Foundation Board of Trustees, 2003-2012; Member and Vice Chair, Billings Public Schools Board of Trustees, 2004-2011; Montana School Boards Association Director 2007-2009. Representative, 9th Circuit Judicial Conference, 1990-1993.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Banking Law
  • Commercial and Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Debtors' and Creditors' Rights
  • Business Reorganizations
  • Labor and Employment

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
406-545-5806  Phone
University Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles, B.S., 1967; University of Montana, M.B.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
University of Montana, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1975, Montana, U.S. District Court, District of Montana, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth and Tenth Circuits and U.S. Supreme Court
Yellowstone County and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Montana (Chair: Bankruptcy Section, 1990-1991; Bankruptcy Education Committee, 1988-1992); American Bankruptcy Institute.
Capt., USAF, 1967-1971
Birth Information:
Santa Monica, California, June 11, 1945
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts American Express

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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