Law Offices of Church, Harris, Johnson & Williams, P.C.
Main Office: 114 Third Street S, Great Falls, Montana 59401 • 406-761-3000 • Fax 406-453-2313

Our Team

Meet our Attorneys, Of Counsel Attorneys and Support Staff

James P. Carey

James P. Carey


Personal Injury

James P. Carey

JAMES P. CAREY joined Church, Harris, Johnson & Williams as a shareholder on January 1, 2019.  Jamie has more than 20 years of litigation experience, having worked as a partner in the Helena firm of Lamb & Carey (2004-2018), and as an associate with Thueson & Lamb in Helena (1997-2003).

After graduating from the University of Montana School of Law in 1996, Jamie served as a law clerk to Montana Supreme Court Justice William E. Hunt.

As an undergraduate student at Loyola University of Chicago, Jamie was a member of the National History Honor Society, the shortstop on Loyola’s baseball team during the 1988 and 1989 seasons, and he also spent the 1989-90 school year studying at Loyola’s Rome, Italy campus.

Jamie was born at Darnell Army Hospital, Fort Hood, Texas, and raised in Oak Park, Illinois.  He lives in Helena with his wife Lori and their two daughters, Caroline and Eliza.


  • University of Montana School of Law
    • Juris Doctorate, 1996
    • Served on Public Land Law Review
  • Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois
    • B.A. History, 1991


  • Past president, Board of Directors of the Montana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Co-chair and speaker at seminars for the Montana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Speaker at a paralegal seminar on the Rules of Evidence
  • Mentor at the State Bar of Montana’s “Rookie Camp”
  • “Senior partner” at the Montana Trial Lawyers Association’s Trial Academy


  • Inaugural president of the Helena Adult Soccer Association
  • Youth basketball coach
  • “Law Day” presenter at Helena Middle School