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Jeffrey Thomas Renz, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Montana 1979, Illinois 1979, United States District Court Montana 1979, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1982, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1988.


Renz, Jeffrey Thomas was born on June 23, 1949 in Plainfield, New Jersey, United States. Son of Charles Joseph Junior and Beatrice Elizabeth (Kellogg) Renz.


University of Montana (Bachelor of Arts). University of Montana (Juris Doctor).


Associate, Karaganis & Gail Ltd., Chicago, 1979-1980;partner, Patten & Renz, Billings, Montana, 1980-1985;private practice law, Billings, 1985-1993;assistant professor of law, University Montana, Missoula, since 1993. Secretary civil rights section AALS, since 1998.


Legal director American Civil Liberties Union Montana, Billings, 1983-1992, board directors Affiliate Legal Directors American Civil Liberties Union,New York City, 1985-1992, lecturer Legal Directors Conference, 1987. Captain United States Army, 1971-1975. Member Montana Bar Association, Yellowstone County Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Association Trial Lawyers American, Montana Trial Lawyers Association, Yellowstone Trial Lawyers Association (president 1989-1990), Silent Sentinal Society, Alpha Tau Omega.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: family, fishing, caving.


Married Heidi Christine Hyde, September 15, 1970 (divorced June 1973). Married Diane Benjamin, June 26, 1982. Children: Linnaea, Wynne.