About Us

Faure Holden is an AV* rated law firm with experienced trial attorneys, focused on your interests. The firm’s principal office is in Great Falls but our practice takes us throughout the State of Montana. We appear in all Federal and State Courts and Agencies in Montana, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Our practice includes all aspects of labor and employment law (management), employment litigation defense, school law, insurance coverage litigation, commercial and business litigation, premises and products liability, personal injury litigation, oil and gas litigation, estate and trust litigation and criminal defense.

Faure Holden also serves as local counsel when clients and pro hac vice counsel need experienced attorneys, familiar with Montana judges and juries. The firm, however closely adheres to the Montana Federal and State Court Local Rules require that local counsel be vested with full and complete authority to act on behalf of the client; sign all pleadings, motions, and briefs; and participate actively in all phases of the case, including, but not limited to, discovery responses and briefs, and all other activities necessary to be prepared to go forward with the case at all times.

Faure Holden is committed to providing successful and cost effective outcomes while upholding the highest standards of legal professionalism. When you face litigation, you should know litigation is our business. Put our experience to work for you.

Faure Holden has earned special recognition by their peers for their outstanding advocacy. The firm is top listed in Martindale Hubbell, Super Lawyers, and The Best Lawyers in America.

Since 2009, Jean E. Faure has been selected for inclusion in the Mountain States Super Lawyers in the field of employment litigation defense, an honor given only to 5% of Montana lawyers. In 2015, Super Lawyers selected Jean to the Top 100 lawyers. Jean also has been named on an annual basis in the Chambers USA Guide in Labor & Employment Law since 2011. Jean was invited to join the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and the Litigation Counsel of America in 2015. Best Lawyers has named Jean Employment Lawyer of the Year in Great Falls, Montana in 2013 and 2017.

In 2007, the Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers named Jason T. Holden Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer of the Year for his work on a death penalty case. From 2010 through 2014, Jason was named to the Mountain States Rising Stars in the field of civil litigation defense, an honor given only to 2.5% of Montana lawyers. In 2015 and 2016 Jason has been selected for inclusion in the Mountain States Super Lawyers, an honor given only to 5% of Montana lawyers.

In 2015 Katie R. Ranta joined Faure Holden as an associate after extensive experience clerking for former Federal Magistrate Judge R. Keith Strong and Montana Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat, and civil litigation experience in Missoula, Montana.

*AV is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.