Mr. Stanley T. Kaleczyc

Mr. Stanley T. Kaleczyc: Attorney with Browning, Kaleczyc, Berry & Hoven, P.C.


Mr. Kaleczyc is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the George Washington School of Law. He is a founding shareholder in Browning, Kaleczyc, Berry & Hoven, P.C. Prior to establishing his law practice in Montana, he was Associate General Counsel of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States. He is featured in the 2009 edition of Super Lawyers of the Mountain States. Mr. Kaleczyc has extensive experience in a wide variety of business, legislative, and regulatory matters, representing client interests before the United States Congress, the Montana Legislature, and federal courts. Mr. Kaleczyc has an active appellate practice before state and federal courts including the United States Supreme Court, and federal and state administrative agencies. Mr. Kaleczyc's principal areas of practice include commercial law, commercial litigation in federal and state courts, insurance defense, insurance and securities, and administrative proceedings. Mr. Kaleczyc has also served as counsel to clients in disputes involving federal and state tax matters, including property tax disputes for industrial clients and disputes over the allocation and apportionment of income of corporate income taxpayers who operate in several states, and he has represented a variety of client interests in the transportation and telecommunications industry before the Montana Public Service Commission. Mr. Kaleczyc also maintains an active lobbying practice, representing clients on tax, business, insurance and regulated industry issues before the Montana Legislature. Mr. Kaleczyc is currently the chair of his firm's Commercial Group. He also is general legal counsel to the Montana Municipal Insurance Authority, the group liability and workers' compensation self-insurance pools for Montana cities and towns, and general legal counsel to the Montana Schools Group Insurance Authority, the workers' compensation self-insurance program for Montana school districts. In 1993 State Auditor and Insurance Commissioner Mark O'Keefe appointed Mr. Kaleczyc as Special Deputy Liquidator for Glacier General Assurance Company in Liquidation.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Federal and State Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Legislative and Administrative Law
  • Tax Exempt Financing

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
406-443-6820  Phone
406-443-6882  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1697, Helena, MT 59601
University Attended:
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
George Washington University, J.D., with honors, 1973
Year of First Admission:
1978, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit; 1984, U.S. Tax Court; 1985, U.S. District Court, District of Montana and U.S. Claims Court; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit; 1974, District of Columbia; 1982, Montana; 1977, U.S. Supreme Court
State Bar of Montana; The District of Columbia Bar; American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Torts and Insurance).
Special Agencies:
Special Deputy Liquidator, Glacier General Assurance Co. in Liquidation, 1993-2002.
Birth Information:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 17, 1948
Reported Cases:
Cole v. Brown, 2002 MT 32, 42 P.3d 760; Montana Chamber of Commerce v. Argenbright, 226 F.3d 1049 (9th Cir. 2000) cert. denied 122 s.ct. 45 (2001); Marshall v. State of Montana, 1999 Mt.33, 975 P.2d 325; Associated Press v. Montana Senate Republican, caucus, et al., 286 Mont. 172, 951 P.2d 65 (1997).
Sale of Blackfeet National Bank to Native American National Bank (2001) (counsel for seller); Environmental Revenue Refunding Bonds Asarco incorporated project, series 1998 (33,160,000) (counsel for Asarco); Environmental Facilities Revenue Bonds Asarco incorporated project, series 1998 (34,800,000) (counsel for Asarco).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmericanExpress and Other

Peer Reviews

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Helena, Montana

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