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OUR PEOPLE

We serve you so you can focus on living.

More than 75 years ago, Ambrose Measure started Measure Law in Kalispell, Montana. The purpose: to serve the people in our community through all of life’s opportunities and challenges.

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Marybeth is an expert when it comes to family law and appeals. Marybeth works collaboratively with clients to reach their goals.

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MARYBETH SAMPSEL

Partner
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Sarah specializes in family law and is motivated to  work for you because you deserve excellent legal representation.

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SARAH JOHNSON

Attorney
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Kelly specializes in estate and business law. Read more about Kelly and how she can put her legal expertise to work for you. 

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KELLY O'BRIEN

Partner
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John specializes in estate and business law and works to ensure you are legally protected with his years of experience at the helm. 

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JOHN DUDIS

Of Counsel
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Erika specializes in estate and business law. Learn more about how Erika can help you get what you deserve.

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ERIKA JOHNSON

Attorney

Better outcomes are possible, that’s why I’m passionate about helping my clients to achieve them.

MARYBETH SAMPSEL

Partner

A Montana native, Marybeth grew up in Miles City, attended the University of Montana and Rutgers School of Law in New Jersey. She then caught the first flight back to Montana after graduation. Her practice focuses on appeals, family law, alternative dispute resolution and mediation. She is a past trustee of the State Bar of Montana, the Fee Free Arbitration Committee and the State Bar Professionalism Committee. Locally, she is proud to serve on the board of CASA for Kids and as the Vice President of the Board for Discovery Developmental Center. On the water is the other place you can find Marybeth with her husband, Paul, and their three children.

Family Law  ·  Appeals  ·  Real Estate Law

I help my clients see a bigger picture when it comes to building their businesses and their legacies, and I stay with them on the journey.

KELLY O'BRIEN

Partner

Kelly is a fourth generation Montanan, originally from the Flathead Valley. With a BS in Business Administration from the University of Montana she then went on to pursue her JD at Lewis & Clark School of Law in Portland. Kelly acquired deep business, land use planning and planned giving experience through her time with the Montana Export Assistance Center, Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals, City of Vancouver, and various charitable entities. Upon returning to the Flathead Valley in 2011, she has focused her practice on businesses, individuals and families offering insight and techniques to plan effectively for the future through business, real estate, trusts and estate planning. Kelly is licensed in Oregon and Montana which is a perfect fit for her family’s commitment to the “western lifestyle” of work hard, play hard, be it on snow, dirt, surf or peak. 

Estate Law  ·  Business Planning  ·  Real Estate Law

Putting all the pieces together is my specialty. I help guide my clients to the best outcomes in business and estate planning.

ERIKA JOHNSON

Attorney

Another Montana native, Erika made her way back to the Flathead Valley after attending Willamette University, the University of Montana School of Law and law clerking in the Federal Court and Montana Supreme Court. Her practice focuses on real estate and business law, litigation, estate planning, trusts, eldercare planning and children/adults with special needs planning. Erika led the effort to establish a local self-help Law Desk for the poor to have easier access to the judicial system, and also co-founded Bridges Autism Advocacy Group for increased school inclusion programming and support for children with special needs. Erika enjoys attending her kids’ activities and pursuing the great Montana outdoors by foot, bike, boat or ski.

Estate Law  ·  Business Planning  ·  Real Estate Law

My job is to be your very best ally.  I will help you make informed choices and find solutions.

SARAH JOHNSON

Attorney

Sarah is an associate attorney practicing family law and civil litigation. She has spent time on both the East Coast and West Coast before calling Kalispell home. Sarah received her undergraduate degree in public policy studies from Duke University and is a graduate of UCLA School of Law. She is licensed in both California and Montana and has been a member of the California State Bar since 2003. Three kids and Montana’s outdoors take up all of her free time.

Family Law  ·  Business Planning  ·  Real Estate Law

I’ve been helping people start businesses and put together their estates for more than 40 years.

JOHN DUDIS

Of Counsel

John has practiced law in Kalispell since 1974. He graduated from Rocky Mountain College, University of Montana Law School and the University of Missouri at Kansas City Tax School. Before he settled in the Flathead Valley, John was a law clerk for the Chief Justice of the Montana Supreme Court and also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army at Fort Knox in Kentucky. John's practice focuses in the areas of commercial and business law, succession planning, estate and trust planning, estate and trust administration and real estate. He has devoted many service areas to a wide variety of local and state organizations, including the Bigfork Center for the Performing Arts, Montana Logging Association, Salvation Army and Flathead County Red Cross Chapter.

Estate Law  ·  Business Planning  ·  Real Estate Law