David J. Grubich

DavidGrubich2Professional Experience

David joined Ugrin in 2010. Prior to entering the practice of law, David was a small business owner and had a career in law enforcement where he served as a police officer and investigator for nearly ten years. He is a veteran having served in the United States Air Force for four years.



Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Montana
  • Cascade County Bar Association (President, 2015)
  • Montana Defense Trial Lawyers Association (MDTL)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Practice Emphasis
  • Personal Injury, Premises Liability and Property Damage
  • Employment & Labor
  • Municipality & Governmental Liability
  • Insurance Law – Defense
  • Construction Defect Litigation

  • J.D., University of Montana School of Law, with honors, 2010
  • B.A., University of Montana, high honors, Philosophy, 2007
  • Military Experience – United States Air Force, Security Police, 1988-1992

Court Admissions
  • State and Federal Courts of Montana
Personal and Community Involvement
David has served as secretary, treasurer, and president of the Cascade County Bar Association. He serves on the board of directors of the Cascade County Law Clinic, which accommodates pro-bono legal services, primarily in the area of family law, to low income residents of Cascade County. In 2017, David received the Judge Robert P. Goff Pro Bono Award from the Cascade County Bar Association for outstanding service to citizens who would otherwise have no access to civil justice. He also serves on the board of directors for Eagle Mount Great Falls. David is a 2013 graduate of the Leadership Great Falls program organized through the Great Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and subsequently served on the Leadership Great Falls Task Force, and Steering Committee.

David, his wife Valerie, and their son Evan enjoy all Montana has to offer. They enjoy ballroom dancing, home construction and landscaping projects, outdoor activities and travel. David is also a foodie who appreciates finding and tasting new and different varieties of microbrew beers, which is a growing industry in Montana.