Christopher R. Angel has been a practicing law as a member of the Montana State Bar since 1996. Mr. Angel is a partner in the law firm of Angel, Coil & Bartlett, located in Bozeman, Montana (one block from his birth place) where he focuses on insurance and personal injury matters for his clients. Prior to 1996, Mr. Angel was a member of the Arizona State Bar and a partner in the law firm of Angel & Westervelt located in Scottsdale, Arizona.
In May 1981, at the age of 18 Chris joined the U.S. Navy serving four years aboard the USS Denver, LPD-9 — homeport San Diego, California. Chris began his Navy stint in Deck division as a Boatswains’ Mate, later becoming a cook. Chris was honorably discharged from active duty as an E-4 (MS-3) in July of 1985 after completing 3 West-Pac excursions with ports-of-call in: Portland, Oregon; Hawaii; the Phillipines; Hong Kong; Perth and Sidney Australia; Mombasa Africa; Diego Garcia; Pohang and Pusan South Korea; Phattaya Beach Thailand; Singapore; and Okinawa, Yokihama and Yokosuka Japan.
After the Navy, Chris enrolled in Northern Arizona University where he obtained his BSBA in Economics in 1990. During his undergraduate studies he spent a semester in London, England as an exchange student. During summer breaks from university studies, Chris worked on a ranch in Montana, as a commercial fisherman in Bristol Bay, Alaska, as a baker in Anchorage, Alaska making bagels, and cutting down trees for Defield Trees in Billings, Montana.
In 1991, Chris enrolled in law school at Gonzaga School of Law in Spokane Washington, graduating in 1994. Following graduation, Chris practiced law in Arizona, spent the summer of 1995 working in the Oil Fields in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, and then returned to Montana to practice law with his father, Charles F. Angel (1932-2005) and his current partners Mike Coil, Bill Bartlett and Brian Fay.
It is my personal and professional goal to ensure that all insurance carriers pay my clients what they owe them, when they owe it. Sometimes it is your insurance company that is either delaying or refusing payment, and sometimes it is the insurance company insuring the person who caused you or your family harm. Either way, if you feel you are not being treated fairly, the insurer is refusing to pay medical expenses, car rental costs, repairs to your vehicle, fair value for your car, loss in value to your car even after repairs, or some other loss you feel they owe, contact me. I can help.