Our Attorneys

Sean Frampton grew up in Missoula and attended the University of Montana where he received a B.S. in Computer Science and a Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.). He earned his law degree from the University in 1996. He began his practice of law in Whitefish in 1996 and is currently admitted to practice in state and federal court.

From 1996 to 2002, Sean worked for a private law firm and also served as the Whitefish City Prosecutor. In 2002, Sean joined forces with Frank and Sharon Morrison in creating Morrison & Frampton. In 2017, the firm was changed to Frampton Purdy Law Firm when the firm moved to its new location.

Sean has and continues to serve his community. His other interests include tennis, golf, and hunting.


Sean enjoys hunting.


Ryan Purdy grew up in Eureka, Montana, and attended the University of Montana where he received a B.S. in Business Administration and International Business. Before entering law school, Ryan worked in Tokyo, Japan, as an affairs manager for a major trading firm on the Tokyo Stock and Foreign Currency Exchanges. He earned his law degree from the Appalachian School of Law in Virginia. While in law school, Ryan was an intern for the Appalachian Regional Commission in Washington D.C., where he worked with regional economic and infrastructure development projects in Appalachia.

Ryan joined Morrison & Frampton (now Frampton Purdy) in Spring 2006. Prior to that, Ryan worked for a private law firm where he was involved in managing trust assets in Florida and Colorado.  Ryan’s practice focuses primarily on realty, business and corporate matters. He is admitted to practice in both state and federal court in Montana.

Ryan’s other interests include snow and water sports and sharing outdoor adventures with his sons.


Ryan enjoys spending time with his family.


Doug Scotti was born in Massachusetts and was raised in New Hampshire. He earned a JD from Tulane Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 2000. After practicing law in New Orleans for 5 years, focusing in litigation, Doug moved to Whitefish in 2005 and joined the firm in 2006. His practice includes property and real estate law and litigation, commercial law and litigation, employment law and litigation, landlord/tenant, probate, and criminal defense. He is admitted to practice in state and federal court in Montana, including bankruptcy court.

Doug’s personal interests include travelling, exploring the great outdoors, and skiing.


Doug enjoys skiing.


Connor Walker was born in Bozeman, Montana, and is a third-generation Montanan. He attended the Colorado College where he received his B.A. in History and Political Science. Connor worked in the financial industry for more than a decade and received his FINRA Series 6 and Series 7 licenses. After working and living in global cities such as San Francisco, London, and Prague, Connor was fortunate to have the opportunity to come home to Montana to study the law. At the University of Montana School of Law, Connor was a member of the Editorial Board for the Montana Law Review. Connor practices in the areas of business formation and transactions, civil litigation, contracts, and estate planning—including wills, trusts, and probate matters.

Connor’s other interests include skiing, fishing, hiking and shooting sports.


Connor enjoys unloading his firearm.


Bryan Davis attended Texas A&M University where he received a B.A. in Finance. He earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from Texas Wesleyan School of Law, where he was an Editor on the Law Review. Bryan practiced in Texas for just over 10 years before joining Frampton Purdy in 2020. Bryan’s practice has included litigation (complex commercial matters, state and local tax, insurance, construction, energy, employment, and bankruptcy), representation of commercial lending institutions in connection with federal regulations, representation of buyers and sellers involving corporate mergers, acquisitions, and asset sales/purchases, representation of creditors in bankruptcy cases, and representation in state and federal appellate matters. Bryan is admitted to practice in Texas and Montana.


Michael (Mike) J. Cavaliere graduated from the University of Vermont in 1993 earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and from Quinnipiac University School of Law, cum laude, earning his law degree in 1997. Mike received an LL.M. in taxation in 1998 from New York University. After working a brief time in Connecticut, Mike relocated to Montana and worked with two large law firms before moving to Alaska where he lived for nearly 20 years. Mike has had an association with Frampton Purdy for the past couple years. He recently moved back to Montana and now has a physical presence at the firm. Mike focuses his legal practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Asset Protection Planning, Business and Tax Planning, and Probate and Trust Administration. He is admitted to practice law in Alaska and Montana. Mike is a past President of the Tanana Valley Estate Planning Council.