Montana ReportsEric Hummel has worked for justice his entire legal career. He is originally from Billings, Montana. After receiving his undergraduate degree with honors from The University of Montana in 1993, Hummel graduated from The University of Montana School of Law in 1996. While in law school, Hummel worked for a local district judge, providing research assistance. 

Hummel began his legal career as a law clerk at the Montana Supreme Court in Helena. He moved to the Flathead in 1998 and served as a Flathead Deputy County Attorney until 2001. As a prosecutor, Hummel handled approximately 1700 misdemeanors and felony cases, including traffic violations, cases involving domestic violence, DUIs, fish and game offenses, theft and burglary. Since 2001, Hummel has worked in the private practice of law, going to court and advising individuals, small businesses and associations on a wide variety of matters, including evictions, contract disputes, emancipations, DUIs, real property, and covenant disputes.

Based on his 13 years of experience as an attorney in two states, Hummel is familiar with rules of evidence and procedure necessary to provide efficient rulings to the parties who appear before him.

Paid for by Hummel for Justice of the Peace, Danielle Coffman, Treasurer, 1020 3rd Ave. East, Kalispell, MT 59901.