Attorney Resume



Oregon State Bar, 1983
Washington State Bar, 1983
Idaho State Bar, 1983
Federal District Court,1983
Montana State Bar, 1991
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals,1992
Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, 1996
United States Supreme Court, 1994
(By motion of the Honorable Marc Racicot)


Partner; Luxan & Murfitt, PLLP
Helena, Montana; 1995- 2003
Emphasis: Litigation, trial and appellate; Lobbying

Assistant Attorney General; State of Montana
Helena, Montana; 1992-1995
Emphasis: Tort defense for State, Administrative law, School
funding litigation, Workers' compensation defense

Trial Attorney; Horenstein & Duggan
Vancouver, Washington; 1989-1991
Emphasis: Insurance defense (including product liability), Plaintiffs'
personal injury, Environmental law

Trial Attorney; Moffatt, Thomas, Barrett & Blanton
Boise, Idaho; 1984-1988
Emphasis: Medical malpractice defense, Product and premise liability, Environmental law

Appellate Law Clerk; Idaho Court of Appeals
Judge Donald L. Burnett; May 1983-July 1984
Prepared appellate opinions, attended oral argument hearings, and
participated in judge/clerk conferences

Employment during law school included: teaching assistant, faculty
research assistant, tutor, law library assistant. Employment during
undergraduate school included: lifeguard, waitress, grain truck driver.




Chair of Resolutions Committee, Professionalism
Committee, Trustee of State Bar 1995-1999, Boardof Directors, American Cancer Society, Clark County
Washington 1990-1991, Board of Directors, Helena Area Chamber of Commerce, 1997-1999


Northwestern School of Law
J.D. Cum Laude, December 1982
Class Rank: 8/167 (top 5%)

Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York
Spring Semester, 1981

University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Political Science, 1977


Tort Law Desk Reference
Montana chapter

Product Liability Desk Reference
Montana chapter





Member Cornelius Honor Society, law faculty selection Law Review, 1981-1982
Recipient, West Publishing Award, Torts
Intern for Chief Justice, Oregon Supreme Court

Link to Desk Reference Publisher



Photos Of Craig Montana Area