Brandon is a 47 year old Billings native.  He attended Elder Grove Elementary school and Riverside Junior High before graduating from Billings West in 1990.  From there, he attended Montana State University in Billings where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and minored in Political Science with a “pre-law emphasis.”  He participated in the Moot Court competition while an undergraduate.  In 2000,  he was accepted to Gonzaga University School of Law.  While in law school, he participated in the Linden Cup Appellate brief writing competition.  Upon graduation, he sat for the bar in Montana and has been licensed to practice in State and Federal Court since April of 2004.