Jim Rice for
Supreme Court

Jim Rice

  • Awesome Image For over 30 years, Jim has been in public service, the last 20 years as Supreme Court Justice.
  • Awesome Image As a justice, Jim has insisted that courts stay within their intended constitutional bounds, respecting the roles of the other branches of government.
  • Awesome Image Helena Independent Record, 6/9/05: “Jim Rice’s closely reasoned, 34-page opinion is a model of letting the law, not ideology, determine the outcome."
  • Awesome Image Jim believes the most important duty of the courts is to protect individual liberties guaranteed by the constitution.
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Jim's Story

Jim was born in 1957 to U.S. Military parents stationed at Ramore Air Force Base, near Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada. He grew up in eastern Montana, graduating from Glasgow High School in 1975. Obtaining his pilot’s license at age 17, Jim worked at aviation-related positions while he attended college, including work as a firefighter on a helitak quick response team for the Montana Dept. of Natural Resources and Conservation.