Mr. Mark D. Etchart

Mr. Mark D. Etchart: Attorney with Browning, Kaleczyc, Berry & Hoven, P.C.


Mr. Etchart is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. Prior to joining BKBH, Mr. Etchart was a lands and environmental compliance attorney in the Office of the Solicitor at the United States Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C. During his tenure with the Department of the Interior, he also worked for the Bureau of Land Management as a land law examiner. Mr. Etchart began his professional career on Capital Hill as a staff assistant to Senator John Melcher, specializing in the work of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources, and Environment and Public Works Committees. Mr. Etchart practices in the federal and state courts at trial and appellate levels and in various administrative forums. Mr. Etchart's principal areas of practice include general litigation, financial services litigation, environmental and natural resource litigation, public land law, and surety law. Mr. Etchart is admitted to practice in federal and state courts in Montana and the District of Columbia.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Litigation
  • Financial Institutions Litigation
  • Public Land Law
  • Surety Law
  • Right of Way and Easements
  • Environmental Cleanup
  • Environmental Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
406-443-6820  Phone
406-443-6883  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1697, Helena, MT 59601
University Attended:
Georgetown University, B.A., 1983
Law School Attended:
Catholic University of America, J.D., 1990
Year of First Admission:
1991, District of Columbia and U.S. Claims Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Montana; 1993, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1990, Montana and Maryland; U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
State Bar of Montana; American Bar Association; Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association.
Reported Cases:
Saypo Cattle Co. v. RMF Deep Creek, LLC, 901 F.Supp.2d 1267 (D.Mont. 2012); BNSF Railway Co. v. Shipley, 366 Mont. 542 (2012); Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. v. Anderson, 959 F.Supp. 1288 (D.Mont., 1997); Exxon Corporation v. Lujan, 970 F.2d 757 (10th Cir. 1992); State of Wyoming v. Lujan, 969 F.2d 877 (10th Cir. 1992); Ash Creek Mining Company v. Lujan, 969 F.2d 868 (10th Cir. 1992).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmericanExpress and Other

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