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Billings, MT 59101
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Colette Madison

Paralegal, Odegaard Kovacich Snipes, PC

Biography

Colette is a native of Montana, born and raised in Livingston where she graduated from Park High, home of the Rangers. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Political Science (pre-law option) and a minor in Economics from Montana State University - Bozeman.

Colette has 30 years of experience in the legal field, and is now employed as a paralegal with Odegaard Kovacich Snipes. Before joining this firm, she most recently worked for a prominent plaintiff's litigation firm, in Bozeman, Montana, where she gained valuable experience in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, medical malpractice, toxic torts as well as other civil litigation matters. Colette's passion has always been in the legal field and helping clients receive the legal help and support they need.

Colette is married, has two children, and four grandchildren. When Colette is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, working with animals, having fun in the great outdoors, reading, painting and writing.

Education

Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana: B.A., Major: Political Science (pre-law), Minor: Economics

Over $500 Million Recovered for Our Clients

Giving it all it takes to maximize our client’s recovery. Read our case results to see how we’ve recovered millions for injury victims. If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, turn to a firm with a history of success.

$24,000,000.00
False Claims Act / Whistleblower Settlement

The largest False Claims Act recovery in Montana history. Representing a whistleblower CFO for a large Montana medical facility, Paul Odegaard acted co-counsel with lead counsel, Bryan Vroon, an Atlan...

$1,800,000.00
Insurance Bad Faith Settlement

Paul Odegaard represented an oil field trucker who injured his low back while changing a tire during a work shift. While the work comp claim was initially accepted, the insurer later denied the claim ...

$1,200,000.00
Motor Vehicle Accident

Client was a passenger in a semi-truck driver who was ejected from the cab when the driver fell asleep at the wheel at interstate speeds and hit a guardrail. We ultimately obtained the liability limi...

$1,050,000.00
Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation Settlement

Our Client, a water truck driver working in the oil fields of Montana and North Dakota, was severely injured when he was run off the road by another semi-truck. Initially, his Workers' Compensation cl...

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