Lon J. Dale
Lon Dale is dedicated to providing legal services that involve close client contact with full explanation of the focus and goals of the legal representation. Lon’s practice involves representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of areas, which results in a general background of the litigation process that best serves his clients. Also, Lon’s long-time paralegal, AB Blade, provides close client contact that clients greatly appreciate.
Lon was born in Great Falls, Montana. Both his maternal and paternal grandparents were homesteaders in North Central Montana. Lon and his wife, Pam, currently own and lease out farm property, including his paternal grandparent’s original homestead in Teton County near Choteau.
During law school Lon was employed summers as a U.S. Forest Service smokejumper, and has served as a corporate director for the National Smokejumper Association.
Lon and Pam, a retired a high school teacher, have two sons, Kyle and Blane. Both boys are married, have children and live in Missoula — keeping Lon and Pam busy with grandchildren. In addition to the family, Lon outside of work is an active hunter (big game, upland bird and water fowl), bird dog trainer and fisherman. He holds life memberships in the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Trout Unlimited, National Smokejumper Association, Pheasants Forever and the National Rifle Association. He is also a regular member of the Wild Turkey Federation, Foundation for North American Wild Sheep, Montana Wildlife Federation and Ducks Unlimited. Lon is available for consultation on the best seasonal fishing spots in Missoula and the Georgetown Lake areas.