About Russ Plath Law

Our Attorneys

Russ Plath, Attorney

For more than twenty-five years, attorney Russ Plath has assisted the disabled and injured on issues of workers’ comp and personal injury. He directs the focus of his work to Montana, where he has lived since birth. His goal is to always provide compassionate and expert legal service to reach a realistic outcome for all parties.

With his lively character and decades of experience, Russ is able to apply both professionalism and a little humanity to the legal world.

Russ is a member of the Montana Trial Lawyers Association and is recognized by the Top Attorneys of North America.

Hayley Kemmick, Attorney

Hayley Kemmick joined RPL as an associate in April of 2015 after working for Russ as a legal assistant since September 2013. She is a Billings native who graduated from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago with a certificate in public interest law in 2014.

Hayley received her undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Montana in 2007 and was admitted to the Montana State Bar spring 2015.

Melinda Driscoll, Attorney

Melinda (Mindi) joined RPL as an associate in August, 2018. Prior to that, she clerked for the Honorable Judge Gregory Todd in Montana’s Thirteenth Judicial District.

Mindi graduated from Rocky Mountain College with a B.S. in biology and chemistry, and worked as a dissatisfied chemist until she made the decision to go to law school at the University of Montana in 2014. While attending law school, Mindi served pro bono as chief law clerk with the Montana Innocence Project, where she played a role in the total exoneration of four individuals who were wrongfully convicted in Montana courts. She competed on the school’s moot court team, which took third place in its regional competition. Mindi graduated in 2017, earning the UM School of Law’s Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service. 

Mindi enjoys all areas of Plaintiffs’ practice and is especially passionate about protecting the civil rights of marginalized groups. She is a board member for Not in Our Town and liaison to the Montana Human Rights Network. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors with family and her tri-pawed law dog, Lolly.

Our Law Team

Eric, Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant Eric Bey joined Russ Plath Law in the Fall of 2017. Eric holds a BA in English Literature from Montana State University, and has a strong interest in the inner workings and relationship dynamics of successful teams. In between Netflix binges, Eric is a fan of college and professional football, and enjoys taking walks.