DarAnne Dunning

DarAnne Dunning

DarAnne, a fifth-generation Montanan, was raised on her family's cattle ranch in southeastern Montana, where her family has raised horses and cattle since the 1880s. DarAnne's unique background and experience shape her practice of law. DarAnne knows hard work---whether it is helping her family during calving season or drafting a complex estate plan. DarAnne is adept at communicating complex estate, property, and business matters in an easy-to-understand way. Pour-over-wills and irrevocable trusts may sound complicated, but not when DarAnne explains them. DarAnne is an extremely compassionate and empathetic person who builds strong relationships with her clients while she ensures that their legal needs are met. When DarAnne is not working hard for her clients, she enjoys riding her horses on her family's ranch.

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Areas of Practice

Bar Admission

  • Montana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Montana
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • University of Montana, BA, 2004
  • University of Montana School of Law, JD, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Montana Bar: Business, Estates, Trusts, Tax & Real Property Section


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