Steve Brown was born in Miles City, Montana and raised on a farm near Chester, Montana, where his family still engages in agriculture. Steve holds a B.A. from the University of Montana in Political Science and obtained his J.D. in law from the University of Montana School of Law. While pursuing his degree, he was a member and officer of the Sigma Nu fraternity.
Steve began practicing law in Havre, Montana with Hauge, Ober and Thompson. In 1985, the firm merged with Morrison and Young. In 1998, he joined Bosch, Kuhr, Dugdale, Martin, and Kaze and became a partner in 1999. During his time in Havre, Steve has been active in many local organizations, including the Jaycees, Chamber of Commerce, Hilltop Recovery Center, Havre Day Activity Center, and CASA. Besides being a board member in such organizations, Steve helped in the formation of several non-profits including Havre Youth Hockey Association, Hi-Line Help for Abused Spouses, Hi-Line Women Against Breast Cancer, Northern Lights Athletic and Scholarship Foundation, and the Bullhook Clinic.
Steve is a former and member of the President of the Board of Directors of the Federal Defenders of Montana, Inc., and a former member of the Montana Supreme Court’s Commission on Practice. Steve is a member of the State Bar of Montana, Twelfth Judicial District, and the American Bar Association.
Steve is married and has two adult sons. His hobbies include golf, league bowling, and hunting.
Steve’s practice areas include: business organizations/formation and corporate law, agricultural law, natural resources and water rights law, estate planning/probates, real estate transactions, financial institutions, commercial and general litigation, and limited family law and criminal defense.