(After graduating from the University of Montana Law School in 1982, Jim practiced law in Chicago for two years. Jim's dad, Justice Bill Hunt, was elected to the Montana Supreme Court in 1985 and Jim returned to Helena and took over his dad's law practice. Jim has been representing seriously injured individuals against insurance companies for over 35 years. Jim was a member of the Governor's Council on Traumatic Brain injury as well as physical injuries.
Jim was an adjunct professor at the University of Montana Law School and taught insurance law in 2014.
Jim was raised in Chester, Montana. He currently resides in Helena with his wife, Barbara, a mental health therapist, and their four dogs. Jim and Barb have two grown daughters who live in Helena with their families.
2014, Professor (adjunct), University of Montana Law School (taught insurance law)
1982, Juris Doctorate, University of Montana School of Law
1979, Bachelor of Arts, University of Montanan
1971, Graduate, Helena High School
Montana Army National Guard, Lieutenant Colonel, Artillery (Retired)
Montana Army National Guard, E5, Radio Repairman
U.S Supreme Court
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Montana
All District Courts in the State of Montana
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (formerly)
Supreme Court of Illinois (formerly)
Trial Courts in the State of Illinois (formerly)
COMMUNITY, PAST AND PRESENT ACTIVITIES
Governor's Council on Traumatic Brain Injury, Member & Chairperson
Chancellor, Episcopal Diocese of Montana
Justice, Court of Review, Episcopal Church of the USA
Standing Committee and Council member, Episcopal Diocese of Montana
Senior and Junior Warde, Vestry, St. Peter's Episcopal Cathedra, Helena
Board of Directors, Big Brothers & Sisters
Board of Directors, Montana Shakespeare Company
Actor in several plays including Lord Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, Malvolio in A Twelfth Night, the Mouse King in the Nutcracker Ballet, and a Wicked Stepsister in a ballet of Cinderella
Soccer coach for daughter's team
Giant pumpkin grower
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Pat was born in Hardin, Montana. He attended St. Paul's School in Concord, NH on a Montana's Cook Scholarship. Also attending college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he studies economics and lettered in football and wrestling. After attending the University of Montana he received a law degree and mastered in business administration. He lives in Helena with his wife, Holly (a court reporter) and their three children.
Bachelor in Economics, Minor in Creative Writing, 2002
Juris Doctor/Masters in Business Administration, 2005
Montana Bar #8071
Admittance: October, 2005
Montana Supreme Court and District Courts
U.S. Federal Courts, District of Montana
9th Circuit Court of Appeals
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