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Licensed Attorney practicing Family Law and Mediation in Missoula, Montana

About Meri

With sixteen years of experience in crisis management Meri provides the calm,  clarity and focus you need when your world feels on edge.  Meri is ready and capable of handling your legal and family disputes with a clear focus on resolving issues and moving forward, letting you focus on what really matters, rather than being trapped in the past.  Meri's unique skill set and presence will help you choose your battles and reach a resolution you can feel good about.  Meri has a B.A. in Psychology from Lawrence University and J.D. with honors from the University of Montana in 2011.


Forward Legal concentrates on family law with an emphasis on resolution over needless litigation. We provide only:

  • Settlement conferences

  • Mediation

  • Collaborative divorce

  • Uncontested guardianship/adoption

When you and your spouse are ready to work together, even if you don't agree on everything, we will help assure you can accomplish a divorce without going to court. But when you're stuck in a cycle of high conflict, Meri is ready to help, with  high conflict settlement conferences, drafting strict parenting plans, and litigation.  




Except for on rare occasions, Forward Legal is closed for business.


Prior clients in need of file materials or Meri's signature

for closure of court cases, please contact Meri using the contact 

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