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Jason T. Holden

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Great Falls, MT

Faure Holden Attorneys at Law, PC
1314 Central Avenue
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: 406-452-6500
Fax: 406-452-6503
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014
Licensed in Montana Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Family Law, Criminal Defense, Employment & Labor: Employee, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jason T. Holden is a partner with Faure Holden – Attorneys at Law, PC, which has its main law office in Great Falls, Montana. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with nearly 20 years of total legal experience, Mr. Holden provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Employment litigation for management
  • Oil and gas litigation
  • Commercial and business litigation
  • Corporate and partnership litigation
  • Insurance litigation
  • Personal injury
  • Estate and trust litigation
  • Torts and product liability litigation
  • Federal and state criminal defense
  • Family law and divorce
  • Appellate advocacy

A veteran of dozens of civil and criminal jury and bench trials, Mr. Holden has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of the rights and interests of his clients in state, federal and appellate courts throughout his region, and he has gained a reputation for his thorough preparedness and unwavering commitment to helping his clients achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

He also regularly counsels his clients concerning regulatory compliance and other issues to help mitigate their potential risk exposure and decrease the chances that they will face litigation in the future. He has written extensively and conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars on a variety of legal topics, and he has earned designation as one of the preeminent lawyers in the country.

Among his most notable accolades, Mr. Holden is AV Preeminent peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell, and he has received the Neil Haight Pro Bono Award from the State Bar of Montana as well as the 2007 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer of the Year award from Montana Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers. He has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

Mr. Holden graduated with high honors from the University of Montana in 1998 with a bachelor's degree in political science, and he was a University Scholar with the Davidson Honors College. He then attended the University of Montana School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2001. While there, he was a member of the Public Land and Resources Law Review, and he received the Norman Hanson Legal Writing Award in Appellate Advocacy.

A leader in his legal community, Mr. Holden has served as secretary-treasurer and board of trustees member of the State Bar of Montana, and he is the past president of the Montana Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers Association. He is also past president of the State Bar of Montana's New Lawyers Section as well as the New Lawyers Chapter of the Cascade County Bar Association. He is a member of the Montana Defense Trial Lawyers and the Criminal Justice Act Panel.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 30%Family Law
  • 10%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Divorce, Criminal Law, Employment Law - Employee, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


8 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014

About Jason T. Holden

First Admitted: 2001, Montana

Professional Webpage:

Educational Background

  • University of Montana, B.A., With High Honors, Political Science
  • Davidson Honors College, University Scholar

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Former Board Member for the Cascade County Law Clinic, Inc. and Current Board Member of the Montana Legal Services Association, Inc. 

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Board, Montana Legal Services Association, Inc.
  • Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2014 -2015
  • Past-President, State Bar of Montana New Lawyers Section
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court, District of Montana
  • State Bar of Montana
  • Past-President, New Lawyers Chapter, Cascade County Bar Association
  • Past-President, New Lawyers Chapter, Cascade County Bar Association
  • Member, Criminal Justice Act Panel, District of Montana
  • Member, Montana Defense Trial Lawyers
  • Life Member, Montana Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers Association
  • Life Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers
  • Past-President, Montana Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers Association
  • Former Member, Board of Trustees, State Bar of Montana
  • Former Secretary-Treasurer, State Bar of Montana
  • Member, State Bar of Montana
  • Former President of the Montana State Bar Association New Lawyers, former Member of the Board of Trustees for the Montana State Bar Association and Former Secretary/Treasurer of the State Bar of Montana


  • Co-Recipient, Neil Haight Pro Bono Award, State Bar of Montana
  • Super Lawyer, 2015
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • State Bar of Montana Neil Haight Pro Bono Award, 2011
  • Super Lawyers Mountain States Rising Star, 2009 – 2014
  • Mountain States Rising Stars in Civil Litigation, Defense from 2010-2014
  • Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer of the Year, Montana Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers Association, 2007


  • Strommen v. Seventeenth Jud. Dist. Co., OP 20-0327 (denying Writ as to moot issue of Constitutional Challenge)
  • In re the Marriage of Brown, OP 12-249 (issuing the Writ)
  • 249 Fed. Appx. 517 (9th Cir. 2007)
  • Sage Fin. Prop., LLC v. Fireman’s Fund Ins. Co., 2020 MT 47
  • XU v. Mclaughlin Research Inst. For Biomedical Sci., Inc. 2005 MT 209
  • In Re the Estate of Schott, 2011 MT 103
  • Fossen v. Fossen, 2013 MT 299
  • U.S. v. Fisher, 607 Fed. Appx 645 (9th Cir. 2015)
  • U.S. v. Whitehorn, 123 Fed. Appx. 752 (9th Cir. 2005)
  • D.R. Four Beat Alliance v. Sierra Prod. Co., 2009 MT 319
  • Kurtzenacker v. Davis Surveying, Inc., 2012 MT 105
  • In re the Marriage of Broesder, 2017 MT 223
  • Volk v. Goeser, 2016 MT 61

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Paving a Road, Reaffirming a Roadblock, 21 Pub L.R.LR 145 (2000)
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Office Location for Jason T. Holden

1314 Central Avenue
Great Falls, MT 59401

Phone: 406-452-6500

Fax: 406-452-6503

Last Updated: 6/13/2022

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