Mr. J. Daniel Hoven

Mr. J. Daniel Hoven: Attorney with Browning, Kaleczyc, Berry & Hoven, P.C.

Biography

Mr. Hoven earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Montana and his law degree from Lincoln University in San Francisco, California. He is a member of the Montana and California Bars, the Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association and the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel. Mr. Hoven has been recognized for his work in personal injury defense and medical malpractice defense, and he was selected for inclusion in the 2009 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers. Mr. Hoven is admitted to practice in federal courts in Montana and California as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Hoven has practiced in state and federal courts at trial and appellate levels, and he has practiced in various administrative forums and has served as an administrative law judge in a variety of state regulatory proceedings. Mr. Hoven's principal areas of practice include management of complex litigation in federal and state courts, with an emphasis on medical malpractice defense, environmental and natural resource litigation, administrative proceedings, and sports law. Mr. Hoven was the Assistant Attorney General, Montana Department of Business Regulation, 1978-1980. Assistant Attorney General, Montana Department of Justice, 1980-1984.

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Federal Employers Liability Act
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Railroad
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Sports Law
  • Birth Trauma
  • Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice Defense
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Gynecology Malpractice
  • Medical Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Medical Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Medical-Legal Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
406-443-6820  Phone
406-443-6820  Fax
www.bkbh.com/attorneys/j-daniel-hoven
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1697, Helena, MT 59601
University Attended:
University of Montana, B.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
Lincoln University, J.D., 1977
Year of First admission:
1977
Admission:
1977, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1986, U.S. Supreme Court; 1978, Montana and U.S. District Court, District of Montana; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit; 1977, California
Memberships:
State Bar of California; State Bar of Montana; Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association; National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel; Sports Lawyers Association.
Birth Information:
Plentywood, Montana, March 31, 1948
Reported Cases:
Montana Society of Anesthesiologists v. Montana Bd. of Nursing, 339 Mont. 472, 171 P.3d 704 (Mont. 2007); Howard v. St. James Community Hosp., 331 Mont. 60, 129 P.3d 126, (Mont. 2006); Cape v. Crossroads Correctional Center, 323 Mont. 140, 99 P.3d 171, (Mont. 2004); Pompeys Pillar Historical Ass'n v. Montana Dept. of Environmental Quality, 313 Mont. 401, 61 P.3d 148 (Mont. 2002); National Wildlife Federation v. Burlington Northern Railroad Company, 23 F.3d 1508 (9th Cir. 1995); Buck v. State, 723 P.2d 210 (Mont. 1986); Bartel v. State, 704 P.2d 1067 (Mont. 1985).
ISLN:
906354269
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmericanExpress and Other
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (19 reviews)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
    • Legal Knowledge

      4.8/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.8/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.8/5.0
    • Communication

      4.7/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.9/5.0
    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 03/10/10 in Litigation

      I have worked with Dan Hovan on complex toxic tort litigation over the last 5 years. I have seen him argue complex motions on at least 6 different occasions and am working closely with him right now to get ready to c0-try a large case on April 19.... Read more

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      I have worked with Dan Hovan on complex toxic tort litigation over the last 5 years. I have seen him argue complex motions on at least 6 different occasions and am working closely with him right now to get ready to c0-try a large case on April 19. I have been head of a 250 person litigation department, and National Litigation counsel for several large clients, thus have met many sophisticated trial attorneys all around the US. Dan is one of the finest "first chair" trial attorneys I have met. Read less

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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 03/10/10 in Administrative Law

      I don't hesitate to recommend Him for an AV rating.

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