It’s no surprise Paul Ryan took home the win this year. After all, he’s truly a lawyer of the people, taking on cases in difficult fields like DUI and medical malpractice litigation. Ryan and his team help people in their greatest hour of need, taking a highly ethical approach to their practice. Paul Ryan & Associates have the kind of long-standing relationship with Missoula’s legal circuit that you won’t find anywhere else. Paul Ryan & Associates: 208 E Front St • 542-2233 •

Finalists, Best Lawyer

2. John Velk

3. Joanne McCormick