Peter F. Habein

Peter F. Habein: Attorney with Crowley Fleck PLLP
  • Partner at Crowley Fleck PLLP (165 Attorneys)
  • 500 Transwestern II, 490 North 31st Street, Billings, MT 59103
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Peter F. Habein is a partner in the firm and a trial attorney in the litigation department. He came to the firm in 1984 after serving as a law clerk to the late Senior United States District Judge William J. Jameson. His practice includes general civil litigation, but he has extensive experience in insurance law, including insurance bad faith litigation, coverage litigation, and agent and broker liability. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the International Association of Defense Counsel, and the Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association (past president and DRI representative).

Mr. Habein received his law degree from the University of Montana School of Law where he was editor-in-chief of the Montana Law Review. He has contributed to articles published in that journal.

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America for Insurance Law and Litigation - Insurance (2016-Present)
Mountain States Super Lawyers for Insurance Coverage (2018)

Community Involvement

Billings Studio Theater, Board of Directors
Yellowstone Soccer Association, Board of Directors

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Tort Litigation
  • Common law bad faith

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(406) 252-3441  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2529, Billings, MT 59103
University Attended:
Dartmouth College, A.B., cum laude, 1979; University of Virginia, M.A., 1980
Law School Attended:
University of Montana, J.D., with honors, 1983
Year of First Admission:
1984, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; 1983, U.S. District Court District of Montana; 1983, Montana

Professional Affiliations

• State Bar of Montana Ethics Committee (2007 - Present)
• University of Montana School of Law, Board of Visitors (2002 - 2008)
• Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society, Board of Directors (2007 - Present)
• Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association, President (2000 - 2001)

Birth Information:
Wiesbaden, Germany, August 21, 1956

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