2708 First Avenue North
Suite 300
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 255-0400
Fax: (406) 255-0697
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Billings Employment Law and Business Litigation Attorneys

Experienced Nationally Recognized Attorneys Providing Legal Services for Complex Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration

Picture of our attorneys in our conference room Crist, Krogh, Butler & Nord, LLC, is an *AV rated law firm located in downtown Billings, Montana.  We serve clients all across Montana and Northern Wyoming.  We provide superior quality legal advice and skilled litigation services to business and individual clients throughout the State of Montana and the United States.  We solve complex legal problems with our client's best interest in mind.

Contact our firm by calling (406) 255-0400 to schedule your initial consultation.

Areas of Practice

At Crist, Krogh, Butler & Nord, LLC, we provide legal services to support business clients throughout Montana and the United States. Contact us for more information about any of our practice areas:

Meet Our Firm's Attorneys

Our senior attorneys, John G. Crist and Harlan B. Krogh, both rated AV by Martindale Hubbell, have practiced law for more than 55 combined years. Both John G. Crist and Harlan B. Krogh have been recognized by their peers for inclusion in the nationally known publications of The Best Lawyers in America and Mountain States Super Lawyers in several specialties including Labor and Employment Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Education Law, and Municipal Law.

  • Senior Partner John G. Crist opened a solo practice in 1998, after 13 years as an associate and partner with the Minneapolis-based firm Dorsey & Whitney, PLLP.
  • Senior Partner Harlan B. Krogh joined John G. Crist to form Crist, Krogh & Nord, LLC  in 2008 after practicing 19 years as an associate and managing shareholder of Moulton Bellingham P.C.
  • Partner Eric E. Nord is a prominent and valuable attorney in the firm with experience in commercial, banking and real estate transactions.
  • Partner Edward J. Butler has practiced extensively in the field of employment law in both Colorado and Montana. Edward J. Butler joined the firm in December 2012.
  • Staff Attorney Tanis M. Holm has become a great complement to the firm by providing much needed legal support in both litigation and transactional matters as she develops into a vital member of the firm.

Why Choose Crist, Krogh, Butler & Nord, LLC?

We are dedicated to providing the highest quality legal representation to our clients — nothing less. We are uniquely staffed to provide superior legal work yet small enough to provide you with the personal attention that is often missing in some larger law firms.  We take pride in that we handle each case or client like it is our only one.

We have extensive expertise and experience in all state and federal courts in Montana. Crist, Krogh, Butler & Nord, LLC has proven and trusted lawyers who have the respect of their peers and the community.  We pride ourselves to have established solid working relationships with other lawyers within the bar association. Both Harlan B. Krogh and John G. Crist have served as President of the local bar association in Yellowstone County and Eric E. Nord is the current treasurer of the local bar. In addition, we have always conducted our practice in a way to earn the respect of Montana judges. While no law firm can guarantee favorable results, our superior reputation and experience in delivering quality legal representation enables our clients to receive fair and serious consideration of their legal arguments from the Court.

Contact Us

If you need experienced superior legal representation from an attorney who is well versed in business, commercial, municipal and employment law, contact Crist, Krogh, Butler & Nord, LLC to schedule an initial consultation. Put our knowledge and experience to work for you.

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Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

Crist, Krogh, Butler & Nord, LLC serves the following Montana cities and counties: Billings, Laurel, Park City, Worden, Butte, Helena, Missoula, Great Falls, Columbus, Big Timber, Livingston, Bozeman, Belgrade, Miles City, Big Sky, Yellowstone County, Gallatin County, Silver Bow County, Lewis & Clark County, Cascade County, Sheridan County, Richland County, Missoula County, and Yellowstone Valley.

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