Michael (Mike) S. Dockery Partner
Michael S. (Mike) Dockery is a Partner in the Billings office. His practice focuses on the areas of real estate and commercial law, including commercial and real estate sale, lease and financing transactions, subdivision, development, zoning and planning matters, title insurance issues and claims, creditors’ rights and foreclosures. Mike also represents clients in government and municipal finance transactions.
Mike received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Montana School of Law. While in law school, he was a member of the Moot Court Team. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Montana State University.
Mike has spoken at various seminars on general real estate law, title insurance law, land use and development, foreclosure of real and personal property interests and hazardous waste liability in real estate transactions.
- Montana, 1983
- 1983 - J.D., University of Montana School of Law
- 1980 - B.A., Montana State University
Awards and Honors
- Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Law (2001-present)
Best Lawyers in America - Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law (2011)
Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Real Estate Law
Mountain States Super Lawyers (2007, 2009-2013)
- AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
- Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Montana Land Title Association
American Land Title Association
Yellowstone Area Bar Association
Montana State Bar Association
American Bar Association (member of the section on Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law and the section on Law Practice Management)
- Graduate, Leadership Montana, 2006