Jenna P. Lyons

Jenna's areas of interest are diverse and include civil litigation, insurance law, complex negligence claims, and real property disputes and real estate transactions. Jenna also has an established divorce and parenting practice. Jenna is an Eagle member and serves on the Board of the Montana Trial Lawyers Association. She is also a licensed real estate advisor, which complements her real estate litigation and real property law practice. Jenna started her law career in private practice at Datsopoulos, MacDonald & Lind, P.C., a Missoula law firm. She subsequently helped establish and worked for Wagner & Lyons, PLLC. In 2022, she made the decision to join Reep, Bell & Jasper, P.C.

Jenna was raised in New Mexico and Idaho, and moved to Montana in 2010. The daughter of a professor and a teacher, and inquisitive at heart, Jenna has always been passionate about reading and exploring. Jenna is passionate about nutrition and fitness, and in her spare time, Jenna paraglides and competes in mountain running events. In her previous lives, Jenna was a professional-level ballerina and a wildland firefighter for the BLM with Snake River Hotshots. She loves skiing at Snowbowl, kayaking, mountain biking, and snowkiting. Jenna and her partner frequently visit Baja so they can spend time kiteboarding on the Sea of Cortez.

During law school, Jenna was a member of the Trial Team, and was given the International Academy of Trial Lawyers distinction for outstanding achievement in the art and science of advocacy. Since graduating from law school, Jenna and her colleagues have obtained notable results, including jury verdicts and settlements, on behalf of their clients. Jenna's first civil trial resulted in a jury verdict of $2,600,000 for the family of a 4 year old boy who was run over and killed in the mobile home park where he lived. During this trial, and on a daily basis through her interactions with clients, Jenna realized that the practice of law can truly transform lives for the better.

Jenna is an advocate for all Montana citizens, especially when it comes to holding individuals and corporations accountable for their conduct, asserting constitutional rights on behalf of all Montanans, going to trial in difficult cases, and assisting her clients with a wide variety of real estate and real property transactions and litigation.

Education

  • University of Montana, Bachelor of Arts, English Literature and Composition-2013
  • University of Montana School of Law, Juris Doctorate-2018