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lawyer , state supreme court justice

Terry Nicholas Trieweiler, lawyer, former state supreme court justice.


Trieweiler, Terry Nicholas was born on March 21, 1948 in Dubuque, Iowa, United States. Son of George Nicholas and Anne Marie (Oastern) Trieweiler.


Drake University (Bachelor of Arts, 1970. Juris Doctor, 1972).


Staff attorney Polk County Legal Service, Des Moines, 1973. Associate Hullin, Roberts, Mines, Fite & Riveland, Seattle, 1973—1975, Morrison & Hedman, Whitefish, Montana, 1975—1977. Sole practice; justice Montana Supreme Court, Helena, 1991—2003.

Lecturer University Montana Law School, 1981—1991. Member committee to amend civil proceedings rules Montana Supreme Court, Helena, 1984. Commission to draft pattern jury instructions, 1985.

Member Governor's Advisory Committee on Amendment to Work Compensation Act., advisory committee Montana Work Compensation Court. Attorney private practice, since 2003.


  • Bar: Iowa 1973, Washington 1973, United States District Court (southern district)/Iowa 1973, United States District Court (western district)/Washington 1973, Montana 1975, United States District Court /Montana 1977.


Northwest Montana, Washington State and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Montana (President-Elect, 1985-1986. President, 1986-1987).

Montana Trial Lawyers Association (Director, since 1982. President Elect, 1983. President, 1984); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

International Society of Barristers. American Board of Trial Advocates. Diplomate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, Civil Specialist.


Married Carol M. Jacobson, August 11, 1972. Children: Kathryn Anne, Christina Marie, Anna Theresa.

George Nicholas Trieweiler

Anne Marie (Oastern) Trieweiler

Carol M. Jacobson

Kathryn Anne Trieweiler

Christina Marie Trieweiler

Anna Theresa Trieweiler