Forrest Graves was raised in the mountains of Colorado. He attended the University of Wisconsin where he received his undergraduate degree in psychology and communication arts. Prior to law school, Forrest spent several years in Bend, Oregon working with the State of Oregon’s Department of Human Services in their child welfare division. He moved to Missoula in 2018 to attend the University of Montana School of Law.
While in law school, Forrest received Dean of Students Awards for Excellence in Business Transactions and Real Estate Transactions, along with a Bertha Morton Scholarship. He served as a staff member on the Montana Law Review and spent a summer working with the Senate Finance Committee in Washington, D.C. through the law school’s Baucus Institute and a summer interning with Crowley Fleck PLLP in Bozeman. Forrest graduated in May of 2021 at the top of his class with High Honors and received the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award. Forrest then spent a year at the New York University School of Law earning his LL.M. in Taxation. He graduated in May of 2022.
Forrest’s practice focuses on estate planning, business and real estate transactions, and federal tax issues.