Brendon was proudly born, raised and educated in Butte, Montana. After a 7 year stint as a police officer in Butte, he attended law school in Missoula. Upon completion of law school, Brendon had the distinct advantage of returning to his hometown and practicing with Poore, Roth & Robinson PC. He has been a shareholder with the Firm since 1990.
In 1985 he was admitted to practice law in all state and federal district and appellate courts in the State of Montana. He was later admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He has been recognized in the practice area of civil litigation defense in Best Lawyers since 2007 and Super Lawyers since 2009 in both the Mountain States and Business Editions. He is a fellow in Litigation Counsel of America. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He strives to use his education and experience to provide his clients with an efficient and cost-conscious approach to litigation.
Since the outset of Brendon’s law career, he has focused primarily on civil defense litigation with a broad based practice that emphasizes preparing for and, if appropriate and necessary, taking cases to trial. He has experience in many areas of the defense practice including complex civil litigation, civil rights, including defense of law enforcement officers and municipalities, professional negligence (medical and legal), aviation, toxic torts, products liability, insurance and extra-contractual (“bad faith”) claims.
Brendon graduated from Montana State University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a Criminal Justice emphasis. He received a Juris Doctorate with Honors from the University of Montana School of Law in 1985. While in law school, he was a member of the Montana Law Review.