Meet the Team

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Hertha L. Lund


Hertha is the founder and owner of Lund Law. She is a Montana native, growing up on ranches around Browning and Lewistown. Hertha played basketball and was a member of the rodeo team at Montana State University before transferring to Temple University where she graduated with a degree in journalism. She then covered policy issues in Washington, D.C. for the American Farm Bureau Federation before coming back to Montana for law school. While in law school, Hertha was the co-Editor in Chief of the Montana Law Review. After law school, Hertha clerked for the Honorable Loren Smith of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. She is a frequent lecturer on property rights, water rights, and teaches eminent domain continuing legal education courses to other Montana attorneys.

Hertha has now been defending landowners’ property rights in the West for nearly twenty five years. Hertha is the only attorney member in Montana of the Owner’s Counsel of America. Hertha practices in the areas of property rights litigation, eminent domain, water rights, and other general litigation.

Contact Hertha at Lund@lund-law.com


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Christopher T. Scoones


Chris holds a major in economics and a minor in French studies from the University of Florida.  He graduated from Vermont Law School with a J.D. and Master’s of Environmental Law and Policy.  In law school, he was a member of the Vermont Law Review.  His article analyzing water rights and Fifth Amendment taking claims was published in the Seattle Journal of Environmental Law.  After law school, Chris clerked for the Honorable Daniel A. Boucher of Montana’s 12th Judicial District Court in Havre.  He then served as a Water Master with the Montana Water Court before joining Lund Law PLLC in Bozeman.  His practice emphasizes water and property rights.  He is admitted to the State Bars of Montana and Vermont.

Most recently Chris and Hertha co-authored an article on property interests in water rights that was published in the Public Land & Resources Law Review at the University of Montana.

Outside the office Chris enjoys competing with his reining horse TJ, and perfecting the art of espresso.

Contact Chris at Scoones@lund-law.com


Devon L. Fountaine


Paralegal


Devon has spent most of her life living between the Appalachian mountains in North Carolina and Bozeman, Montana. She was hired at Lund Law as a legal secretary but quickly discovered a passion for the legal field and decided to go to school to become a paralegal. Devon received her Paralegal diploma from Blackstone Career Institute. She has assisted on several trials, hearings and depositions. She loves being involved in the litigation process and enjoys legal research.

Devon is a member of the National Association of Legal Assistant and is studying to become a certified paralegal through the Montana Association of Legal Assistants.

Outside the office, Devon spends her time in the great outdoors with her husband, her wonderful daughter and her dog.

Contact Devon at paralegal@lund-law.com

Sarah R. Eggen


Financial Officer


Sarah was born and raised in Montana and left to venture to the west coast of Canada to attend UVic on beautiful Vancouver Island. After finishing her degree in International Business and Spanish she worked in Canada and New Zealand for a couple years before returning to her hometown Bozeman in 2012. Shortly thereafter she joined Lund Law, and seven years later she’s still bossing people around. Her exceptional attention to detail and ability to wear many hats has led her to the managerial role she now holds.

In her free time, you will find Sarah on her yoga mat or playing in the mountains with her Rez dog Gertie. She has big dreams of seeing the whole world. So far she’s checked 26 countries off the list!

Contact Sarah at eggen@lund-law.com