Personal Biography: Ruth was raised in Montana and graduated from Hellgate High School where she was a valedictorian and an All State athlete. Ruth first attended Montana State University to study architecture before transferring to the University of Montana. After graduating from the U of M in 1994 with a BA in political science and minors in History and German, Ruth attended Gonzaga University School of Law graduating in 1997. Alongside her legal career, Ruth spends her time with her 3 active children, hiking, camping, rafting, skiing, and following her children’s many sports and music events
Lectures & Writings: Professional Memberships and Activities: Montana Bar Association; Western Montana Bar Association, Family Law Section of the Montana Bar.
Community Involvement and Personal Achievements: Past mediation presenter at Missoula County Fourth Judicial District Parenting Orientation; Past volunteer for the Missoula County Community Dispute Resolution Center; Past Neighborhood Liaison for the City of Missoula; Garden City Ballet Board Member (2007-2008).
Practice Areas: Mediation;
Wills, Estates & Trusts.
Admissions: Montana (1997).
Education: J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law (1997); B.A. Political Science, Minors in History and German, University of Montana (1994).