Experienced Civil Trial Lawyers Specializing In Insurance Law

Bohyer, Erickson, Beaudette, & Tranel, P.C., is a litigation firm with deep experience in the state, federal and tribal courts of Montana

The lawyers in the firm are specialists in insurance law, litigating insurance coverage and bad faith claims for insurers, as well as defending their insureds against all manner of claims, including personal injury, product liability, construction defect, employment, and professional negligence.

Our lawyers are licensed to practice law in the state courts of Montana, California, and New York, as well as in the U.S. District Court for Montana, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and various Tribal Courts throughout Montana. The firm’s attorneys are recognized as leaders in the defense bar and their community.   More Information

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense & Coverage
  • Bad Faith & Unfair Trade Practices
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Negligence
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Transportation Law

Our Commitment to the Client

We provide comprehensive service through prompt access to knowledgeable and responsive attorneys.

Bohyer, Erickson, Beaudette, & Tranel, P.C. understands that clients often do not have days or weeks to await a response from their attorney, and that providing prompt advice to our clients is essential to effective claims handling.

Our firm is committed to:

  • Actively representing our clients before the courts.
  • Educating our clients to equip them with knowledge of current law pertinent to their business.
  • Engaging our clients in a continuing dialogue to ensure their satisfaction throughout the claims and litigation process.

Our commitment to these practices underscores the belief that each client deserves quality legal service at a fair price.

Firm News

BEBT offers, and can work with, various videoconferencing platforms.


BEBT is committed to complying with social distancing recommendations in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic.  Accordingly, BEBT offers, and can work with, various videoconferencing platforms to ensure work gets done while avoiding non-essential contact.  Please contact us for details. 


BEBT welcomes new Associate Attorney Brandon Shannon.

BEBT is pleased to announce the hiring of Brandon Shannon as an associate attorney.  Brandon comes to BEBT after graduating from the University of Montana School of Law, where he was an editor of the Montana Law Review, and a judicial clerkship with the Hon. Jim Rice of the Montana Supreme Court.   

BEBT welcomes Katie Guffin as a partner.

BEBT is proud to announce that as of April 20, 2018, Katie Guffin is a shareholder in the firm.