Attorney at law
Liberty Center, Suite 302
9 3rd Street North
Great Falls, MT 59401
P: (406) 403-0041
F: (406) 453-1634
E: [email protected]
Plaintiff's Personal Injury
Structured Settlement Transfers
Trusts and Estates and Probate
Insurance Defense, Indian Law, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Estate Planning, Probate, General Business, & Family Law
Mr. Rausch’s litigation career began as a prosecutor for the Cascade County attorney’s office where he successfully prosecuted numerous felony jury trials ranging from thefts and burglaries to rapes and homicides. He was lead counsel on more than twelve of those cases. In 2001, Mr. Rausch began his civil litigation practice. He has successfully resolved hundreds of cases since that time preparing all of them for trial, arbitration, or mediation.
Mr. Rausch’s focus remains in insurance defense litigation. He provides carriers and their insureds with seasoned representation and uses strategic litigation planning and implementation to provide successful results to his clients. He has handled cases involving personal injury and wrongful death, contract disputes, construction, CPA claims, coverage claims, motor vehicle liability, products liability, safe place to work claims, and wrongful discharge. He also has a general practice involving probates, wills and estates, family law, business, real estate, and structured settlement transfers.
Mr. Rausch is a co-author of the article Tribal Sovereign Immunity, Its Origins and Development published in the March, 2020 edition of “For the Defense”, a DRI publication.
Michael Rausch is a native of Great Falls, Montana, the fifth son of a hard-working, middle class family. He was valedictorian of his high school class and attended Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota where he earned his B.A. degree with high honors in both Business Administration and French. Mr. Rausch returned to Montana in 1991, graduating with a law degree from the University of Montana School of Law in 1994. In 2015, he joined the faculty at the University of Great Falls where he taught litigation, torts, estates, environmental law, and introduction to paralegal studies in its paralegal department. He currently is an adjunct professor of criminal justice at Great Falls College MSU. He works at BKBH’s office in Great Falls.
Mr. Rausch enjoys road biking, singing with the Great Falls Symphonic Choir, teaching, and spending time with his family.