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Ian Gillespie, Litigation and Trial Attorney

Ian Gillespie is a litigation and trial attorney at The Advocates and handles all The Advocates’ litigation in Montana. Prior to joining The Advocates, Ian worked as an insurance defense attorney handling personal injury and construction cases throughout Montana. Now, he uses the experience gained as a defense attorney to help his injured clients. Ian also practiced in Boston for a couple years handling complex civil litigation matters. Ian is a committed attorney who will put in the hard work to obtain the best possible outcome for his clients, including taking a case to trial.


  • Boston College Law School-- JD (2018)
  • St. Edward's University-- B.A. (2011)

Professional Experience

  • The Advocates-- Litigation Attorney (2023-present)
  • Beal Law Firm, PLLC-- Attorney (2020-2023)
  • Aceto, Bonner, & Cole PC-- Associate Attorney (2018-2020)

Professional Affiliations And Awards

  • United States District Court for the District of Montana
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Montana Trial Lawyers Association
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Western Montana Bar Association
  • Montana State Bar
  • Massachusetts State Bar (Inactive Status)

Ian's Story

In 2020, Ian moved to Missoula, Montana, with his wife, Mariah, to raise their young family and to be close to Ian’s parents. Ian has a 2-year old son, Leon, and spends his free time with his family, tending to his vegetable garden, shooting pool, and cooking.

5 Reasons to Make Ian Your Litigation Attorney

  • Years of experience in civil litigation
  • Persistence and willingness to take on adversity
  • Understanding of complex legal issues
  • Deep compassion and empathy for clients
  • Determined and skilled negotiator

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