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Nancy GibsonNancy Gibson has been practicing law in Missoula, Montana since 1985. She attained her undergraduate and law degrees at The University of Montana. She spent the first nine years after her admission to the Montana bar with a Missoula litigation firm specializing in settlement, defense and trial of civil cases.

In 1994, Ms. Gibson opened her solo law office in Missoula, focusing on elder and disability law. Since then, she has worked locally, state-wide, and nationally to address legal issues of the elderly and persons with disabilities.

Ms. Gibson is the only attorney in Montana who is a member of the Special Needs Alliance, an invitation-only national organization of disability law attorneys who specialize in special needs and settlement planning. Members of the Alliance assist injured persons receiving a settlement or award to preserve eligibility for government benefits, and also assist families in providing for loved ones with disabilities.

She served as chair of the Elderly Assistance Committee of the State Bar of Montana from 1998 to 2003. She is actively involved with the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), an organization dedicated to improving the lives of the elderly and persons with special needs. She recently completed four years on the NAELA board of directors, and also has served as a Director of the Special Needs Alliance.

Over the years Ms. Gibson has served Western Montana through board positions and steering committee involvement for a various non-profit organizations. She serves as a board member or legal consultant for non-profit agencies providing health care and aging services within Montana. She often speaks to professional groups and local communities on elder law, disability and settlement planning, and special needs trusts. She is a Past President of the Western Montana Estate Planning Council. She served as Chair of the Board of Partners in Home Care, a home health agency in Montana.

Ms. Gibson provides legal services to clients who live throughout Montana through her specialization in elder and disability law. Her practice includes preparation of wills and trusts; special needs trust planning; settlement planning; assisting clients with asset preservation and long term care issues, particularly Medicaid planning; public benefits eligibility; administration of estates and trusts; guardianship; conservatorship, and other protective arrangements. She has training and experience in elder law mediation and dispute resolution. She is accredited by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to handle veteran's claims.

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Gibson Law Offices PLLC

4110 Weeping Willow Drive
Missoula, Montana 59803
Phone: 406-728-3232
Fax: 406-251-3203