John Semmens, a native of Great Falls, Montana, is an Associate in the Helena Litigation Department. He graduated Maxima Cum Laude from Carroll College with a B.A. in History in 2008 and graduated in 2012 with honors from the University of Montana School of Law, where he was an editor of the Montana Law Review.

During law school, John satisfied his clinical requirements by clerking for the Honorable Donald W. Molloy of the United States District Court for the District of Montana. After law school, John clerked for Justice Beth Baker of the Montana Supreme Court. John enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, Jackie, and their two young boys.

Practice Areas

Bar Admission

Montana, 2012
U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 2012


2012 – J.D., with Honors, University of Montana School of Law
2008 – B.A. in History, Maxima Cum Laude, Carroll College

Prior Experience (Employment)

August 2012 – August 2013 – Law Clerk for Justice Beth Baker; Montana Supreme Court
September 2013 – November 2014 – Associate Attorney; Jackson, Murdo & Grant, P.C.

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Montana

Reported Decisions / Cases

City of Helena v. Svee — 2014 MT 311