Professional legal advice and representation. Bill Hunt, Attorney, Shelby Montana


About Hunt Law Firm, PLLC


Bill Hunt is licensed to practice law in all state courts in Montana. He earned his law degree from the University of Montana in 1998, clerked for the 9th Judicial District Court in Shelby, and founded his private practice in 2000.

Bill has experience in many areas of the law including real estate, business and corporations, estate planning, probate, representing the interests of Canadian clients in Montana, municipal and county government, human resources, administrative investigations, mediation, working with State and federal agencies such as USDA Rural Development, cooperatives, and uncontested family law. He is currently the attorney for the City of Shelby, Montana, Town of Chester, Montana, and Tri-City Interlocal (Conrad, Cut Bank, and Shelby). He has extensive trial and administrative hearing experience and certified as a mediator through the Montana Center for Collaborative Solutions.

Bill's roots are the Hi-Line. He was born in Chester, Montana. His parents moved the family to Helena in 1969. Bill is now raising his own family in Shelby. He is deeply committed to the practice of law having come from a family of attorneys including his father, a former Montana Supreme Court Justice Bill Hunt, Sr.

Besides practicing law, Bill was a member of the Montana Army National Guard from 1988 until his retirement from the Guard in 2021. During his 30+ year Guard career, Bill held positions of increasing responsibility and leadership in equipment maintenance management, logistics, and military law. He also served for nearly 20 years on the Montana Aeronautics Board having been appointed and reappointed by two Governors.

Bill is a member of other civic groups with varying degrees of involvement, including the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Elks, Masons, Shriners, and Kiwanis. He currently serves as a director and secretary to of the Shelby Gas Association Cooperative and a director of the board of the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for children in need. He further served his community as a 10 year volunteer on the Toole County Ambulance crew as an Emergency Medical Technician.

Bill is married and has a daughter. As a native of Montana, Bill enjoys anything outdoors including hunting, fishing, raising tomatoes, and especially downhill skiing. He also enjoys many other hobbies and interests.

William Hunt, Jr.

Attorney at Law