Peter F. Lacny
Peter was born in DuBois, Pennsylvania in 1979. He was admitted to the Montana State Bar in 2006, the U.S. District Court in 2006 and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2008.
His practice areas include White Collar Criminal Defense, General Criminal Defense, Criminal and Civil Forfeiture, Family Law, General Civil Litigation and Personal Injury Law.
Memberships and Activities
Peter is a member of the State Bar of Montana, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Montana Trial Lawyers Association. Peter is an active member of the Federal Criminal Justice Act Panel. During law school, he tried cases at the Colorado Public Defender’s Office and worked in the law school’s criminal defense clinic. He is a recipient of the ACLU’s 2006 Vern Klingman award for his work in securing pardons for those Montanans convicted under the sedition act. Peter is recognized statewide as an expert in federal and state firearm law, on which he regularly lectures and consults with other attorneys. Peter's practice emphasizes criminal and civil litigation at both the trial and appellate level.
University of Montana School of Law (J.D. With Honors, 2006); Montana State University (B.A. History, 2002)