John Bloomquist Bloomquist Law Firm email


Helena, Montana
Ph 406-502-1244

Mr. Bloomquist draws from his former experience as a Water Master with the Montana Water Court to continue close and productive relationships with administrative and regulatory bodies. He was a Shareholder at Doney Crowley Payne Bloomquist, P.C. from 1994 to 2013 and represents a variety of clients including ranchers, irrigation districts, small and large water projects, associations, and municipal and industrial water users. His practice involves transactional aspects of natural resource matters, as well as litigation before courts and various state and federal administrative agencies.

He has been involved with many important cases determining water rights in drainages and basins across the State of Montana. Mr. Bloomquist is a highly requested and respected presenter at continuing legal education courses on the subjects of Montana water rights and water quality law. His extensive knowledge has earned a top ranking in the field of Natural Resources & Environment by Chambers and Partners.

Raised in Colorado on a family ranch, Mr. Bloomquist has been involved in all aspects of the livestock industry, resulting in a genuine personal interest and devotion to agricultural-related matters.

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Public Land and Environmental Law
  • Real Estate
  • Water Law
Bar Admissions
  • Montana, 1989
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court District of Montana
  • University of Colorado School of Law: Juris Doctorate - 1989
  • University of Colorado: Bachelor of Arts - 1980
    Major: Business with Emphasis in Mineral Lands Management
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • Fifth Judicial District Bar Association
  • First Judicial District Bar Association
  • Montana State Bar Natural Resource, Energy & Environmental Law Section