Jake Griffith is serving as the Chief Legal Counsel.
Jacob’s legal experience representing children led him to join the Office of Public instruction. He brings to the office a breadth of experience in management and litigation experience. He began his legal career in Hillsboro, Oregon in a private law firm specializing in juvenile law. In 2015 he became a shareholder in his firm in Oregon, but eventually he and his wife, a native Montanan, decided it was time to move their family back to Montana. Prior to joining OPI he was a prosecutor in the Lewis and Clark County Attorney’s Office focusing on felony prosecutions. Jacob attended the University of Montana and completed his undergraduate studies with a B.A. in Political Science. Directly after completing his undergraduate degree he began law school graduating from the University of Montana School of Law. When not at work, you will find him spending time with his family enjoying all the outdoor activities Montana has to offer.
Contact Jake, 406-444-4399*.