Attorney at law
800 N. Last Chance Gulch, Suite 101
Helena, MT 59601
P: (406) 443-6820
F: (406) 443-6883
E: [email protected]
Divorce, Family Law, Healthcare & Civil Dispute Representation
Sara’s practice is comprised almost exclusively of civil defense litigation and family law. She has been recognized in both of these areas; she was selected by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the top forty litigators in Montana under the age of 40 and has been named by Mountain States Super Lawyers in the field of civil defense litigation each year since 2015. She has also been named one of Superlawyers “Top 50 Women” for the Mountain States. Sara was voted one of “Helena’s Best” Attorneys in 2019. She was also named a “Top 10 Attorney” for the State of Montana by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys in 2015. Sara has been rated by her peers as an “AV Preeminent” attorney according to Martindale Hubbell. Her primary areas of litigation include medical malpractice defense. Most recently, Sara was named the 2020 Helena YWCA Woman of the Year in February of this year.
Sara Stanton Berg was born and raised in Big Rapids, Michigan. She attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where she ran Women’s Division I Cross Country and Track. She graduated from Miami of Ohio in 1997 with a B.S. in Social Studies Secondary Education. Sara moved west to Montana and started law school at the University of Montana in 1997 and was lucky enough to work at the Missoula County Attorney’s office as a law student. She was hired by BKBH during her third year at the end of 1999 and has been with BKBH ever since. She is a partner and works at the firm’s Helena office.
Sara is the mother of three busy kids. When she is not watching football, basketball, volleyball, musical or theater performances, she enjoys reading, running and playing the piano. Sara is a Chapter member at St. Peter’s Cathedral, and works with Montana Legal Services to provide pro bono services to family law clients in the Helena area. Sara is also a board member of the Helena Area Community Foundation, a local non-profit organization founded by her late senior partner, Steve Browning.