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Michael (Mike) S. Dockery  Partner

Michael (Mike) S. 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.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Montana, 1983


  • 1983 - J.D., University of Montana School of Law
  • 1980 - B.A., Montana State University

Awards and Honors

  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Law (2001-present)
  • Best Lawyers' 2011 Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Billings
  • Chambers USA - Leading Lawyers in Business, Real Estate
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers for Business Litigation (2007, 2009-2015)

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Montana Land Title Association
  • American Land Title Association
  • Yellowstone Area Bar Association
  • State Bar of Montana
  • 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