About Jeff

Ferguson_JeffJeffrey Ferguson was born in Valley City, North Dakota on November 11, 1962. While he was still an infant, his parents moved from North Dakota to Fairview, Montana where his dad coached and taught for 3 years.  The family then relocated to Fort Benton, Montana, where Jeff attended Kindergarten through 12th grade.  He graduated from Fort Benton High School in 1981.

Jeffrey attended Miles Community College for one year before transferring to Western Montana College in Dillon, from which he graduated in 1986. While an undergraduate at Western, he played on the men’s basketball team, one of the highlights of his college career.

He was accepted and attended law school in Portland, Oregon at Lewis and Clark College, from which he graduated in 1989. Soon after, he was a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Alan C. Bonebrake for one year.  After passing the Idaho Bar Exam, Jeff moved to Boise, Idaho and began working at the law firm of Risch, Goss, Insinger and Salladay in the fall of 1990. He worked at that firm for approximately two years before making the decision in 1994 to begin his own legal practice as a sole practitioner.

In July, of 1996, he moved with his young family to Great Falls, Montana, where he has been operating his own law firm ever since.  The main focus of his practice is in the area of domestic relations. This includes divorce, paternity and parenting plans. Occasionally, Jeffrey also handles cases involving Youths In Need of Care, as well as issues regarding grandparent rights.  Mr. Ferguson’s primary clients are in Cascade County, however, he also represents clients in Hill, Chouteau, Liberty, Toole, Teton, Pondera, Glacier, Fergus, Judith Basin and Lewis & Clark Counties.