Emily Jones is a dedicated advocate whose goal in every case is to ease her clients’ minds while working tirelessly to protect their interests. She is passionate about her clients and working to achieve successful outcomes for their legal issues. Emily’s practice is diverse. In her decade of litigation experience, Emily has represented Fortune 500 corporate clients, small businesses, cities and towns, nonprofits, and individuals. Emily is well-versed in all areas of case management and has achieved winning results for her clients through dispositive motions, at trial, and at the appellate level. Her trial experience ranges from arbitration hearings in employment matters to federal product liability jury trials and includes serving as lead trial counsel. Emily has also successfully served as appellate counsel before the Montana Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit.
Emily is active in the legal community and was selected to serve on Montana’s Judicial Redistricting Commission by the State Bar of Montana in 2015. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Yellowstone Area Bar Association and the State Bar of Montana’s Judicial Relations Committee. She was selected as a Mountain States Super Lawyers “Rising Star” from 2014 to 2017. She has received Martindale’s AV rating by her peers for the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standing. Additionally, Emily is a member of the Order of Barristers, the American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, and the State Bar of Arizona. She is licensed in Montana state and federal courts, Arizona state courts, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
In addition to her law practice, Emily volunteers her time for non-profit organizations. In 2016, Emily joined the Board of Litigation of the Mountain States Legal Foundation, a public interest legal foundation dedicated to individual liberty, the right to own and use property, limited and ethical government, and the free enterprise system that defends constitutional liberties and the rule of law. She is the Past Chair of the Board of Directors of Billings Head Start, Inc., which provides comprehensive services for young children and their families to achieve school readiness and lifelong success. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Dress for Success Billings, Inc., whose mission is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help them thrive in work and life.
As a fourth-generation Montanan and a third-generation attorney, Emily is delighted and humbled to carry on the legal tradition begun by her grandfather, Willis, and her father, Blair. When not defending her clients, Emily loves fishing on the Yellowstone River. Her other interests include running, backpacking, traveling, crocheting, and spending time with her family and rescue dog.