Michael J. L. Cusick



Mike joined our firm in 1999 and practices in the areas of water rights adjudication, water law and real estate. Prior to going into private practice he was employed for seven years as special water master for the honorable C. Bruce Loble, Chief Water Judge of the State of Montana, in Montana's ongoing statewide adjudication of water rights. He also spent two years as a law clerk for the Honorable R. C. McDonough of the Montana Supreme Court. Mike received his B.S. Degree, with honors, from Montana State University and his J.D. Degree, with honors, from the University of Montana, School of Law. He is co-editor of the instructional videotape “A Water User's Guide through the Montana Water Court" KUSM Productions, and has been a presenter at several water seminars in Montana. Mike is rated BV* by Martindale-Hubbell. He and his wife have three sons.
Phi Kappa Phi. Law Clerk to Hon. R.C. McDonough, Montana Supreme Court, 1989-1991. Water Master, Montana Water Court, 1991-1998. Co-Supervisor of Production and Co-Editor, "A Water User's Guide Through the Montana Water Court," Instructional Video, 1995.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Water Law
  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
406-587-5511  Phone
406-587-9079  Fax
University Attended:
Montana State University, B.S., with honors, 1986
Law School Attended:
University of Montana, J.D., with honors, 1989
Year of First Admission:
1989, Montana and U.S. District Court, District of Montana
Gallatin County Bar Association; State Bar of Montana.
Birth Information:
Fullerton, California, January 17, 1963
Reported Cases:
Amicus Curiae in State Ex Rel. Jones v. Fourth Judicial District Court, 283 Mont. 1, 938 P.2d 1312 (1997).
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Bozeman, Montana

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