Elizabeth Lowrance Hausbeck

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Elizabeth Lowrance Hausbeck



Elizabeth Lowrance Hausbeck is a Partner in our Missoula office where she focuses her practice on medical malpractice and health care matters.

Liz defends a wide range of health care clients including physicians, hospitals, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, professional counselors, and other health care providers in medical negligence actions, HIPAA complaints, risk management, and professional licensing disputes. She routinely appears before the Montana Medical Legal Panel, state licensing boards, and in state and federal courts.

Liz is regularly invited to speak at seminars on medical and legal liability and risk management and has written articles for the Montana Medical Association.

Prior to joining HBS, Liz was a Partner at a long-established firm in Missoula where she defended clients in medical malpractice, personal injury, and products liability matters involving pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and asbestos exposure.

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Originally from Easley, South Carolina, Liz earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Montana where she graduated with honors and was the Co-Symposium Editor of the Montana Law Review. She also holds a Bachelor of Science from Montana State University in Bozeman, where she played tennis for the Bobcats. She and her husband Eric, a fly-fishing outfitter and guide, enjoy recreation and spending time with their two children.



State Courts:

  • Montana

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Montana


  • J.D., with honors, University of Montana
  • B.S., with high honors, Montana State University


  • American Bar Association
  • DRI
  • Montana Defense Trial Lawyers
  • Montana State Bar Association
  • Western Montana Bar Association



  • Update on Montana Law
    Constellation’s Medical Professional Liability Defense Counsel Education Day; September 12, 2021
  • Informed Consent (What You Will be Sued For When all Else Fails)
    American College of Surgeons; Utah, Idaho, Montana-Wyoming Chapters Combined Meeting; January 25, 2020
  • Your Best Insurance
    Sun Valley, Idaho American College of Surgeons Chapter Meeting; January 27, 2019

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