Cory Laird grew up on a wheat farm in northcentral Montana. There, he learned the importance of hard work and accountability. After high school, Cory attended Carroll College in Helena, graduating in 1997. That fall, Cory enrolled in the University of Montana School of Law. He graduated from law school in 2000 and was licensed that same year. Since 2000, Cory has handled a wide array of complex litigation matters. He has represented businesses and individuals in wrongful death actions, multi-million-dollar real estate development cases, civil rights actions, professional negligence cases, and everything in between. Cory is licensed in all state and federal courts in Montana, Idaho, North Dakota, Wyoming, as well as the Federal District Courts of Colorado, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation. Cory practices in the areas of commercial litigation, personal injury/wrongful death litigation, professional negligence litigation, complex tort litigation, construction litigation, and real estate litigation.
Cory is rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell's peer-reviewed rating service. Cory is recognized as a "Super Lawyer" by Mountain States Super Lawyers. Only the top five percent of each state's attorneys are selected by Super Lawyers. Cory was also recognized as a "Rising Star" by Mountain States Super Lawyers.
- Commercial Litigation
- Personal Injury Litigation/Wrongful Death Litigation
- Professional Negligence
- Insurance Litigation
- Real Estate/Construction Litigation
Juris Doctorate (J.D.), University of Montana School of Law (2000)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Carroll College (1997)
State and Federal Courts of MT, ND, WY, and ID
United States District Court of Colorado
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation