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John C. Heenan

John C. Heenan

When you can't afford to lose, trust Heenan & Cook to win for you.
  • Personal Injury, Consumer Law
  • Montana
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Biography

John is a graduate of the University of Montana (honors) and University of Montana School of Law (high honors).

After graduating from college, John worked as a truck driver, a fork lift operator and a teamster intern, helping him learn the value of hard work and an honest paycheck.

John began his legal practice by serving as a law clerk for Chief United States District Court Judge Richard F. Cebull. He then worked in private practice, handling both civil and criminal cases.

In 2009, John tried the case of McCollough v. Johnson, Rodenburg & Lauinger, which resulted in one of the largest jury verdicts against a debt collector ever ($311,000).

In 2014, John and his law partner Randy Bishop tried the case of King v. GEICO Insurance, which resulted in a jury verdict of $2,700,000.

In 2015, John tried the case of Norman v. Deutsche Bank, which resulted in a jury verdict of $2,050,000, one of the largest jury verdicts in a wrongful foreclosure case.

John has served as lead counsel or co-lead counsel on several successful consumer class actions, recovering over $50 million dollars on behalf of consumers in Montana and throughout the United States.

John has also written a laymen’s guide to personal injury law in Montana: Your Rights: The Ultimate guide To Victim’s Rights in Montana.

John is an AV rated lawyer, the highest skill and ethical rating an attorney can receive. He is listed by peer-rated organizations as a “Super Lawyer” and among the best consumer protection lawyers in the country.

John is regularly invited to speak to lawyers about consumer protection law and class action lawsuits. He is a proud member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates and the Montana Trial Lawyers Association.

John lives with his wife and four children in Billings, Montana. He is proud to help people stand up for their rights against banks, insurance companies and powerful corporations.

Education
University of Montana - University of Montana-Missoula
J.D. (2003) | Law
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Honors: High Honors
Activities: Summa cum laude, Law review
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Professional Experience
Partner
Heenan & Cook
- Current
John is a partner in the premier Montana injury law firm Heenan & Cook, which has developed a national reputation for representing injured Montanans in the courtroom.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Your Rights: The Ultimate Guide to Injury Victim's Rights in Montana
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Speaking Engagements
Montana Trial Lawyers, Annual, Missoula
Montana Trial Lawyers Association
John regularly presents at law conferences on injury law and consumer rights.
Awards
Distinguished Service Award
National Association of Consumer Advocates
John received the prestigious award handed out to one consumer attorney across the country for his advocacy for clients and consumer issues.
Professional Associations
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Member
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Montana State Bar
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Montana
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Lemon Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
Heenan & Cook, PLLC
1631 Zimmerman Trail
Billings, MT 59102
Telephone: (406) 839-9091
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
265 Timberline Drive
Suite A
Bozeman, MT 59718
Telephone: (406) 896-4946
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 AM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed