Seeking Freedom. Pursuing Justice.
Fighting for the Peace of Mind You Need to Move Forward
Compassionate Advocacy

It's the core of our practice: we're motivated by the drive to help you through some of the most difficult times in your life. Tell us your story. We'll listen.

diligent &
dedicated counsel

At Big Sky Justice, the focus is on results for you, your family, and your future. Our aim is to put each and every client in a position to move forward.

over two decades
of skilled litigation

Since 2001, our lead attorney has fought for the rights of individuals and families both in and out of the courtroom. His record of success speaks for itself.

Criminal Defense & Family Law Attorney in Great Falls, Montana

James Gardner

James Gardner

Attorney at Law

James earned his J.D. from the University of Montana School of Law in 2001 and opened Big Sky Justice in 2006. Since then, Attorney Gardner has helped countless individuals overcome their criminal charges, from traffic tickets to federal crimes, earning his reputation as a diligent defender of the rights of his clients. Additionally, as a compassionate family law attorney and personal injury lawyer, James believes that you deserve a chance at a favorable outcome so you can regain peace of mind. That's why Big Sky Justice fights so hard for clients in Great Falls, Bozeman, Missoula, Billings, and all throughout Montana.


"As a goal-oriented attorney, I never let the details get in the way of helping you fight for the outcomes that are important to you."

James Gardner

committed to criminal justice since 2001

Anyone who has ever faced criminal charges understands how damaging a conviction can be. A conviction on your record can potentially lead to devastating consequences that could last a lifetime. It can make it difficult for you to find employment, buy a house or rent an apartment, and even adopt or win custody of your children. Your future is at risk when you've been accused of a crime. However, you don't have to face it alone.

Attorney James Gardner of Big Sky Justice, P.C. has worked diligently for over two decades to prioritize you, your rights, and your future. With heavy consequences in the balance, you deserve to have an experienced criminal defense attorney and skilled litigator on your side.

At Big Sky Justice, P.C, we work hard to minimize your anxiety and move you forward. Whether you've been accused of a DUI, a federal crime, or a felony, it's important to reach out as soon as you know you need help. Once you contact us and schedule an initial consultation, we can get started crafting a strategy to defend the rights you are due by law.

We firmly believe that everyone deserves a chance to seek freedom and pursue justice. That's why we work with individuals in Great Falls and throughout Montana who need to defend themselves against criminal charges. As an experienced litigator, Attorney Gardner can take the lead. Schedule an initial consultation today to start protecting your rights and preserving your future.

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Personal Injury & Family Law: helping you
navigate life's difficult moments

Legal matters can arise out of nowhere. An injury at the workplace, an accident on the road, or a frustrating family issue can leave you emotionally and financially drained. When you find life difficult to navigate, don't try to push forward alone. Your best option is to reach out to legal counsel.

Since opening in 2006, our firm pursues favorable solutions for you and your family when life gets tough. At Big Sky Justice, P.C., our goal in family law has always been to listen to your story, craft strategies suited to your unique situation, and take charge to put you in a position to move forward. From providing top-notch legal representation during your divorce to helping you successfully navigate child custody and child support, our attorney has a track record of success. If you live in Great Falls or anywhere else in Montana, schedule a consultation with us to get the process started.

Individuals who contact us after suffering a personal injury or a wrongful death of a loved one often wonder: What do I do next? How do I move forward? These feelings are understandable, a natural result of feeling lost and hurt through no fault of your own. We're here to tell you something we tell many of our clients: Relax. Let us handle it. When you need to face insurance companies to seek the financial compensation you deserve, we'll handle it. When you need to hold the other party accountable for your pain and suffering, we'll handle it. Life's difficult moments may not disappear overnight, but they will get easier when you have diligent, dedicated legal representation in your corner.

You shouldn't have to go through this alone. Let a family law and personal injury lawyer take the weight off your shoulders. We proudly serve clients in Great Falls, Bozeman, Missoula, Billings, and throughout Montana. Reach out to us today.