Effective 1/1/2024

Litigation Consulting/ Expert Witness Fees

  • First hour of consultation is free to licensed attorneys.
  • Hourly office rate $250.00 for time thereafter spent actively engaged in activities communicating with client, researching issues for formation of expert opinions and drafting reports as a consulting or disclosed expert witness, and trial or deposition preparation.
  • Deposition testimony - $1750.00/day, payment due at time of deposition.
  • Remote Deposition testimony (Zoom) - $250.00/hour, 4 hour minimum billing.
  • Trial testimony - $1750.00/day
  • Travel time billed $75.00/hour (portal to portal, anywhere greater than 100 miles from Missoula.)*
  • Ordinary travel expenses.* 
  • ​NEW CLIENTS will be required to provide $3000 retainer  w/contract.

Policy Consultation and Development

  • Half hour initial consultation free to Law Enforcement Executive.
  • ​$80.00 to $125.00/hr depending on project requirements.

Police Training

  • $150.00/hr standard (negotiable)
  • Plus - mileage, housing, per diem and course materials cost as necessary.

Independent Reviews/Investigations

  • $100.00 to $150.00/hr depending on assignment.
  • Ordinary travel expenses.

Speaking Appearances:

  • Ordinary travel expenses reimbursement.
  • Honorariums accepted.

Ordinary Travel Expenses*

  • Federal rate mileage reimbursement or actual car rental expenses,
  • Economy airfare (including cancellation or schedule change costs),
  • Lodging and meals, and
  • Reasonable incidentals.

* During the months of October-May, Mr. Muir is regularly outside the U.S. and special arrangements for travel cost-sharing from Mexico City, Mexico may be required for trial or deposition testimony.

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