Robert Terrazas

Robert Terrazas

Senior Partner
Location:
Missoula, Montana
Phone:
406-541-2550
Fax:
406-541-2553
Email:

Bob Terrazas started Terrazas Henkel, P.C., in April 1994 in part as a refugee from a large law office. Mr. Terrazas obtained his J.D. from Santa Clara University where upon he almost immediately embarked on a quest that took him across the continent to the United States Supreme Court until 1981. He served as a deputy county attorney in Missoula County beginning in November 1980 handling primarily child abuse and neglect cases, and migrated to becoming a full time crime prosecutor in 1984. Mr. Terrazas has performed all kinds of trial work including personal injury, employment, civil defense, discrimination and harassment, real estate, commercial, homicides, sexual intercourse without consent, divorces, custody, and several criminal defense cases. He stopped counting the number of his trials after reaching 100.

Mr. Terrazas is active in the Missoula community currently serving on the Board of Directors as counsel for Destination Missoula and Missoula's Tourism Business Improvement District. He is a past president of the Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce, and has served on the boards and as an officer of several organizations including Missoula Art Museum, Head Start, Elks, and Kiwanis as well as chairing Leadership Missoula and Leadership High School Missoula. Mr. Terrazas is an annual donor and contributor to Missoula County 4H.

Mr. Terrazas's practice includes helping individuals, families, and businesses in legal matters that might take them into court, before government agencies, or negotiating resolution of a variety of legal and quasi-legal matters. His general trial work includes personal and bodily injury, family issues, employment issues, estate, probate and trust issues, contract and commercial issues, and real estate including rights of way, condemnation, and boundary disputes.

Areas of Practice

  • Adoptions
  • Business Entity Formations
  • Civil Trials
  • Domestic Relations and Family Law
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Probates
  • Real Estate and Real Property
  • Wills

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Montana, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Montana, 1981
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1980

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1978
  • Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1973

Past Employment Positions

  • Missoula County Attorney, Deputy, 1980 - 1986