Attorney Alexander "Zander" Blewett Managing Partner

Alexander (Zander) Blewett III

Alexander (Zander) Blewett III

Managing Partner

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Zander Blewett has earned an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell™, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Trucking & Auto Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Safe Place To Work/ Workplace Injuries
  • Railroad Law
  • Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) Claims
  • Railroad Crossing Accidents
  • Class Actions
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents

Admitted

  • Montana, 1971
  • U.S. District Court, District of Montana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th and 9th Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Montana, J.D., 1971
  • Montana State University, B.S., 1967

Associations and memberships

  • The Inner Circle of Advocates (Only Montana Member in National Organization)
  • State Bar of Montana; Montana Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member, President’s Club)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Advocate)
  • International Society of Barristers

Notable Cases

  • $27 million settlement in a brain injury case (Vangsnes vs. North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, Inc. et. al.)
  • $21.3 million verdict in a Great Falls malicious prosecution case (Seltzer v. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher)
  • $7 million verdict in a Billings railroad crossing accident (Dorn v. BNSF)
  • $5 million verdict against the US government after a fire destroyed a ranch (Hughes v. USA)
  • $3.9 million verdict in a Missoula brain injury claim (Ginn v. Smurfit Stone Container)
  • $3.2 million verdict in a Great Falls auto accident (Bumgarner v. Farmers Union Mutual Insurance)

Biographical details

  • Montana Trial Lawyers Association, Montana Trial Lawyer of the Year, 1993 – 1994 and 2006 – 2007
  • Only Montana personal injury lawyer named to the Top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyers® for 2012
  • Listed in: Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America; Best Lawyers in America
  • Selected, Best Lawyers in America
  • Delegate, 9th Circuit Judicial Conference, 1990 – 1993
  • Montana State Coordinator, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Montana State Chair)
  • Certified, Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1983

Our Testimonials Speak For Themselves

  • “Great help!”

    Larry

  • “Joe Cosgrove is an excellent attorney, very personable and professional to deal with and persuasive with juries”

    Former Client

  • “Anders is a fine lawyer with an astute understanding of the rules of law and the policies underpinning them. He is also a great teacher.”

    Former Client

  • “His ethics are never in question, and if he tells you he will agree to something you never need it in writing.”

    Former Client

  • “Drew Blewett is an outstanding lawyer. Highest character and competence.”

    Former Client

  • “His ethics and honesty is tops and he brings honor to the profession by his commitment to his clients, his professionalism and his contributions to the bar”

    Former Client

  • “Anders is an outstanding lawyer of the highest personal and professional integrity and competence.”

    Former Client

  • “Mr. Cosgrove has an excellent reputation for integrity, hard work and legal ability.”

    Former Client

  • “Anders Blewett was very professional and timely, It was a pleasure to work with him.”

    Former Client