Matthew A. Haus

Matt Haus has a general civil practice with an emphasis on commercial litigation, construction law, and business and commercial law.

In his litigation practice, Matt has represented plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution.  He has experience litigating cases in each practice area, including construction, business and commercial, real estate, and employment law.

Matt’s construction practice includes representing owners, contractors, and subcontractors.  He has assisted clients with transactional work, including the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts.  Matt also has experience litigating construction disputes involving construction defects, construction liens, bond and surety issues, prompt payment claims, and design defects.

In his business and commercial practice, Matt has experience assisting clients with business formation, employee policies and procedures manuals, and drafting and negotiating business transactions.  Matt has experience with a variety of business transactions, such as software agreements, vendor contracts, employment contracts, consulting agreements, and professional services agreements.

Matt is licensed to practice law in State and federal courts in Montana and Minnesota.  He is also active in the State Bar of Montana.  Matt currently serves as a Trustee for the State Bar of Montana and is the past President of the Gallatin County Bar Association.

Matt graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School following receipt of his undergraduate degree from the University of California – San Diego.  Following law school, Matt was a member of the legal department for Pearson VUE, a computer-based testing company headquartered in suburban Minneapolis. Matt left Pearson VUE in order to move to Bozeman where he lives with his wife, Karlee, and their sons, Lucas and Colin.


University of California – San Diego (B.A., U.S. History and Psychology 2008)
University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2012)

Bar Admissions

Montana and U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 2014; Minnesota, 2012


American Bar AssociationState Bar of Montana; Montana Trial Lawyers Association; State Bar of MinnesotaGallatin County Bar Association (President Elect); Gallatin Valley Land Trust NextGen Advisory Board

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