William P. Joyce

Partner

PERSONAL: Born and raised in Butte, Montana, and has chosen to work here to be near family and friends. Bill and his wife have five children.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree from University of Montana in 1985.

Law Degree from University of Montana School of Law, graduating in 1988 as the "Outstanding Law Student" of his graduating class. 

MEMBER: Montana Bar Association, Montana Trial Lawyers, Association of Trial Lawyers of America

WORK HISTORY: Second generation Butte attorney. Worked under his father at his firm Burgess, Joyce & Whelan. He then worked at Joyce & Starin before co-founding this firm in 2002. 

LEGAL PRACTICE AREAS: Personal Injury, Automobile Accidents, Workplace Injuries, Securities Fraud, Elder Law, Defective Products, Slip/Trip & Fall, Insurance Claims, Insurance Bad Faith, Wrongful Death, Malpractice, Social Security, Wills & Probate

 

 

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Terry J MacDonald

PARTNER

PERSONAL: Grew up in Butte, and now lives in Missoula. He is an avid Montana Grizzlies, Notre Dame and Chicago Bears fan, and golfs when he can. He, and his wife Alyssa, have two children. 

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree from University of Montana in 1984, with high honors. Law Degree from University of Montana School of Law, graduating in 1988 with honors. 

MEMBER: Montana Bar Association, Western Montana Bar Association, Montana Trial Lawyers Association, and American Bar Association

WORK HISTORY: Has been practicing law in Missoula for over 27 years and has extensive experience in both state and federal courts in Montana. He has an "AV" rating from the Martindale-Hubble Law Directory (the highest rating). He has also been voted in The Top 100 Trial Lawyers of ATLA, Top 10 for Client Satisfaction, and The Northwest Super Lawyers. 

LEGAL PRACTICE AREAS: Personal Injury, Toxic Tort and Business Litigation, Primary Focus on Serious Injury Cases

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Michael W. Haynes

ASSOCIATE

PERSONAL: Raised in Butte, and graduated from Butte High School. He enjoys skiing, fishing, biking, golfing, and spending time at the lake with friends and family. 

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree from Montana Tech.

Juris Doctor from University of Montana School of Law, graduating in 2013.

MEMBER: Montana Bar Association, Montana Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association

WORK HISTORY: Prior to joining this firm, he worked with the University of Montana Legal Services providing legal advice and representation for University students in both criminal defense and a wide range of civil matters. 

LEGAL PRACTICE AREAS: Personal Injury, Automobile Accidents, Workplace Injuries, Wrongful Death, Defective Products, Slip/Trip & Fall, Insurance Claims, Insurance Bad Faith, Social Security

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Saidee M. Johnston

Associate

PERSONAL: Born and raised in Butte, Montana, and graduated from Butte Central Catholic High School in 2009.

EDUCATION: Received her Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies from the University of Montana in 2012, graduating with honors and the University Scholar Designation. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Montana School of Law in 2015. 

MEMBER: Montana Bar Association, Montana Trial Lawyers Association

WORK HISTORY: Second generation Butte lawyer. Prior to joining this firm, she worked with the University of Montana Legal Services providing legal advice and representation for University students in both criminal defense and a range of civil matters. 

LEGAL PRACTICE AREAS: Personal Injury, Automobile Accidents, Workplace Injuries, Wrongful Death, Defective Products, Slip/Trip & Fall, Insurance Claims, Insurance Bad Faith, Social Security