Jill Melissa Gerdrum

Jill Melissa Gerdrum

Civil Litigator
  • Insurance Defense, Products Liability, Appeals & Appellate ...
  • Montana, Montana
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Biography

Jill is a leader in Axilon’s civil litigation practice. She develops cases from early accident scene investigations through motions practice, trials, and appeals, and is often asked to serve as an independent investigator by entities facing potential claims. She serves a broad range of clients including, trucking companies, manufacturers, retailers, municipalities, ranches, pharmacies and individuals.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jill was Montana’s Deputy Commissioner of Insurance and Securities where she oversaw Montana regulation of those industries, managed a state agency, and lobbied the legislature. In law school Jill was a member of the trial team and a UM law clinic clerk for U.S. Magistrate Judge Leif Erickson.

Outside of work, Jill can be found running, backpacking and shuttling her daughters around to all kinds of activities. She also continues to be involved in her family’s cattle ranch in Grass Range, Montana.

Practice Areas
    Insurance Defense
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Employment Law
    Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Montana
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Montana
State Bar of Montana
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9th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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Professional Associations
Transportation Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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DRI
Member
- Current
Activities: Products, Transportation, Appellate
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Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Member
- Current
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Montana State Bar
Member
- Current
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ALFA International
Firm member
- Current
Activities: Transportation, Products Liability
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Contact & Map
Axilon Law
125 Bank Street
Millennium Bldg. Suite 403
Missoula, MT 59802
Toll-Free: (406) 532-2635
Monday: 8 AM - 5 AM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: 2/7 Accident Response
Axilon Law
125 Bank Street
Millennium Bldg. Suite 403
Missoula, MT 59802
Toll-Free: (406) 532-2635
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