Rachel A Kinkie Water Rights Attorney email


Senior Associate Attorney
Helena, Montana
Ph 406-502-1244

Rachel Meredith has been practicing law since 2010, previously working for the Montana Stockgrowers Association as a natural resources legal intern and completing her clinical requirement with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Office of General Counsel. Ms. Meredith’s practice focuses on natural resources, agriculture, property rights, water rights adjudication and permitting, and succession planning and estate administration. She appears before both state and federal administrative agencies on regulatory matters, as well as state and federal courts. Ms. Meredith also lobbies Montana state government for agricultural and private business interests on matters of fish and wildlife management and livestock disease regulation.

Born and raised on a cattle ranch in Paradise Valley, Montana, Ms. Meredith draws from her practical experience to assist agricultural and rural communities in navigating modern legal and regulatory challenges. She continues to work on the family ranch in her spare time and enjoys hiking and quilting.

Areas of Practice
  • Agricultural Law
  • Governmental Relations
  • Natural Resources Litigation
  • Property Law
  • Water Law
Bar Admissions
  • Montana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 2010
  • University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, Montana: Juris Doctorate - 2010
  • University of Montana: Bachelor of Science - 2007
    Major: Forest and Range Resource Management

Professional Associations & Memberships
  • First Judicial District Bar Association
  • State Bar of Montana Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section
  • State Bar of Montana Women’s Law Section
  • MOGA Educational Institute – Board Member