Law Offices of Bruce M. Spencer, PLLC provides comprehensive governmental relations services for Montana, including bill drafting, issue advocacy, bill monitoring, interim services, and agency relations.  The Firm provides comprehensive representation regarding insurance regulation.  The firm also has experience defending FDCPA, consumer protection and class actions in Montana. The practice additionally includes business formation and advice.

Mr. Spencer was born in Glasgow Montana and raised in Great Falls. He attended the University of Montana for his undergraduate degree and obtained his JD from the University of Oregon. He lives just south of Helena with his wife and two sons.

Mr. Spencer has practiced in law Montana since 1992. His practice areas emphasize, governmental relations, creditor’s rights, commercial law, consumer protection defense, insurance law, health care law, and dealer franchise law.

Current Governmental Affairs Clients

Allstate Insurance
America’s Health Insurance Plans
Copart, Inc.
Express Scripts, Inc.
State Bar of Montana

 

Contact Us:

Law Offices of Bruce M. Spencer, PLLC
PO Box 726
Helena, MT 59624
(406) 459-2122 888-317-9746 fax
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Law Offices of Bruce Spencer, PLLC

Our Services

Issue Advocacy

The firm shepherds issues carefully through the Montana legislature or Montana agencies. The firm has successfully passed major revisions to the Montana Automobile Dealers Franchise Act, passed legislation requiring transportation network companies to provide adequate insurance, prevented bills that would result in increased insurance premiums in the State of Montana, secured proper funding for the Montana Judicial branch and maintained the autonomy of Montana courts and attorneys.

The firm knows which legislators are best to sponsor legislation or to enlist in opposition to legislation.

The firm insures its clients are in compliance with the latest laws effecting governmental affairs advocacy.

The firm monitors the legislative process and provides regular reporting on matters of legislative concern.

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Bill Drafting

As an attorney the firm has the ability to competently draft legislation, following Montana’s bill drafting manual. The firm drafted major revisions to Montana’s Automobile Franchise Law, lien laws, and numerous bills relating to insurance law.

The firm works with legislative staff to ensure the smoothest possible trip through the legislative process for your issue.

Insurance Regulatory Matters

Mr. Spencer is a member of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel and is experienced in all manner of insurance regulatory matters  in the State of Montana.  He regularly interacts with the Montana Department of Insurance on behalf of property casualty, life, and health clients.

Consumer Protection Defense

Mr. Spencer practiced in a retail and commercial collection law firm for 21 years before establishing his solo practice. He has experience in defending FDCPA, class actions, and Montana consumer protection cases. Mr. Spencer is a member of the ACA’s Member Attorney Program and has defended numerous consumer protection matters.

Local Intelligence

The firm is your eyes and ears on the ground in Montana. When you need to know what is happening in Montana the firm will provide you with the intelligence you need to make informed decisions.

Corporate Presentation

The firm provides formation and business advice services to business entities. In addition it offers registered agent services.

Administrative Law

We provide representation before Montana’s many administrative boards and agencies on issues of concern to our clients

Government Relations

The Montana legislature meets for 90 days every other year in odd numbered years. The House has 100 members and the Senate 50. The legislature has interim committees which meet during the time when the legislature is not in session. Montana Legislative Process Montana Legislature Montana Agencies

The firm shepherds issues carefully through the Montana legislative Process or a Montana agency. We have successfully passed major revisions to the Montana Automobile Dealers Franchise Act, passed legislation requiring transportation network companies to provide adequate insurance, prevented bills that would result in increased insurance premiums in the State of Montana, secured proper funding for the Montana Judicial branch and maintained the autonomy of Montana courts and attorneys.

The firm knows which legislators are best to sponsor legislation or to enlist in opposition to legislation. We insure our clients are in compliance with the latest laws effecting governmental affairs advocacy. The firm monitors the legislative process and provides regular reporting on matters of legislative concern.

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Consumer Defense

With the establishment of an endowed chair in consumer protection at Montana’s only law school, a strong experienced defense of consumer protection matters is needed now more than ever.

Mr. Spencer practiced in a retail and commercial collection law firm for 21 years before establishing his solo practice. He has experience in defending FDCPA, class actions, and Montana Consumer Protection cases. Mr. Spencer is a member of the ACA’s Member Attorney Program and has defended numerous consumer protection matters. Mr. Spencer understands the unique challenges presented in defending consumer protections actions.