AttorneyJohn T. Jones
Our philosophy is simple - to assure client satisfaction by providing the highest level of legal representation and service.
John was born in Billings on December 2, 1956. He attended the University of Munich, Germany, and received his B.A. degree from Willamette University in 1979. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Puget Sound in 1983, and also received an LL.M. degree, in taxation, from Boston University in 1985. He was Articles Editor of Boston University Journal of Tax Law which published his article, "Marital Deduction Planning With QTIP After The 1984 Tax Reform Act."
John interned with a Tacoma, Washington law firm for two years and then clerked with the Montana Supreme Court for one year prior to joining Moulton Bellingham in 1985. John is listed in the publication, The Best Lawyers in America, and he has received the highest rating by The Chambers USA Guide. John is a member of the American Academy of Health Care Attorneys. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Rocky Mountain College, is a Trustee for the Charles M. Bair Family Trust, is President of the Montana Captive Insurance Association, is President-Elect of the Self-Insurance Institute of America, and is a Member of Wells Fargo Bank of Billings Community Board of Directors.
John is recent Past President of Moulton Bellingham. He is married to Darla and they have two sons, Sean and Nathan. John's hobbies include snow skiing, fly fishing, hiking and golf.
- Administrative Law
- Alcoholic Beverage Licenses
- Banking/Corporate Finance
- Commercial Litigation
- Estate Planning
- Health Care
- Insurance/Financial Services
- Intellectual Property
- Natural Resources
- Real Estate/Land Use
- State of Montana District Courts
State of Montana Supreme Court
U.S. District Courts, Montana
- Ninth Circuit Appellate Courts
- J.D., University of Puget Sound, 1983
LL.M., Taxation, Boston University, 1985
B.A., University of Munich, Munich, Germany
- Willamette University, 1979
Awards And Honors
- Past Articles Editor, Boston University Journal of Tax Law
The Best Lawyers in America
The Chambers USA Guide, Highest Rating
- 2007-2011 Mountain States Super Lawyer: Real Estate, Health Care, Tax
Community And Professional Involvement
- Trustee, Charles M. Bair Family Trust
Board of Trustees, Rocky Mountain College
Former Board of Trustees, Yellowstone Art Museum Finance Committee
Wells Fargo Bank of Billings Community Board of Directors
President, Montana Captive Insurance Association
- President-Elect, Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc.
- American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys