Stephen J. Nardi
Experienced Criminal Defense & Trials, Personal Injury Claims & Appeals
Mr. Nardi is a member of the law firm of Kaufman, Vidal, Hileman, PC of Kalispell, MT. He previously was a partner in the firm of Sherlock & Nardi with Patrick D. Sherlock from 1977 until Mr. Sherlock's retirement in December of 2011.
Mr. Nardi specializes in experienced criminal defense with an emphasis on trial and appellate phases. He also handles a general civil practice with an additional emphasis on personal injury litigation. Mr. Nardi's extensive trial experience, along with an aggressive continuing legal education philosophy, allows him to maintain his superior reputation for professionalism and quality of service.
Mr. Nardi graduated from the University of Montana in 1974 with a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Political Science. He graduated from the University of Montana Law School in 1977. He has been actively engaged in the practice of criminal law in the Kalispell area since that time. Mr. Nardi has also been a part-time instructor at Flathead Valley Community College, teaching such courses as Real Estate Law, Evidence, and Criminal Procedure. He is a member of the Northwest Montana Bar Association, Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, State Bar of Montana, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is also listed in the prestigious National Directory of Criminal Lawyers, a nation-wide directory of the best criminal defense attorneys in the United States.
Mr. Nardi has handled several thousand serious felony cases in his 45+ years as a criminal defense attorney. He has successfully defended clients accused of all types of crimes including homicides, sexual assaults and rape, thefts, fraud charges, and many more. His practice also includes an extensive history of appellate representation. He has represented many defendants in precedent-setting cases before the Montana Supreme Court. Mr. Nardi has handled many of the sensational and highly publicized cases in the northwest Montana area. His reputation for highly successful and vigorous representation of his clients is widely known and respected.