Kyle Nelson

Education:

University of Montana School of Law, J.D., 2009 Editor-in-Chief, Public Land & Resources Law Review

University of Montana, B.A., 2006 cum laude

Biography

Kyle grew up in the logging community of Libby, Montana. After finishing school, Kyle served in the United States Marine Corps infantry for four years, earning an honorable discharge in 2002. He then earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana. Kyle also attended law school at the University of Montana, serving as Editor-in-Chief of the Public Land & Resources Law Review. Kyle is licensed to practice before the state and federal courts of Montana and Wyoming, and is a member of both the Montana and Wyoming State Bar Associations. Kyle is also admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. After law school, Kyle started his legal career at a commercial firm in Bozeman, Montana, representing clients in diverse complex litigation, including medical malpractice, bankruptcy, easement disputes, toxic tort, natural gas explosions and other environmental litigation. Kyle has also represented a number of individuals and non-profit organizations against the U.S. Forest Service advocating for shared access to public lands in NEPA litigation in Montana Federal Courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Representative Matters

Mr. Nelson has also represented a number of individuals and non-profit organizations against the U.S. Forest Service advocating for shared access to public lands in complex NEPA litigation in the United States District Court for the District of Montana and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.