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Nicholas R. VandenBos
Nick engages in a diverse civil practice at Tarlow Stonecipher Weamer & Kelly. He was born and raised in Bozeman and graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in English. Before attending law school, he earned an MFA in Writing from the University of Washington, where he then taught.
Nick graduated with high honors from the University of Montana School of Law in 2016. While in law school, he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Public Land and Resources Law Review, competed on the Negotiations Team, and interned in the chambers of the Hon. Dana Christensen of the United States District Court for the District of Montana. Following his second year of law school, he was a Janet Steiger Fellow at the Montana Department of Justice Office of Consumer Protection, where, as a student practitioner, he authored a winning brief before the Montana Supreme Court.
After law school, Nick served a two-year clerkship with the Hon. Donald Molloy, United States District Judge for the District of Montana.
Nick’s practice involves both litigation and transactional work, with an emphasis on land use, natural resource, and renewable energy issues, including local, state, and federal regulatory matters. He is an active member of the Montana Bar Association sections on Construction, Natural Resources, and Water Law.
University of Montana (B.A., English with high honors, 2007)
University of Washington (M.F.A., Writing, 2012);
University of Montana (J.D., with high honors, 2016)
United States District Court, District of Montana, 2018