Phil received his undergraduate degree from Harvard in 1989. In 1994, he graduated first in his class from George Washington University law school, where he served on the law review. He began his legal career as associate appellate counsel with the Criminal Appeals Bureau of the New York Legal Aid Society, and then served as a staff attorney at the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He then worked at the Montana Advocacy Program from 2002 to 2007, where he represented clients in state and federal courts and administrative agencies in cases of discrimination in employment, education, government services, and public accommodations. Phil served as a member of the Courthouse Access Advisory Committee from 2004 through 2006, and a member of the Montana Transportation Partnership from 2005 through 2007. Since 2007, Phil has been in private practice representing plaintiffs in employment and personal injury cases. In 2009, Phil received the Montana Trial Laywers Association’s Appellate Advocacy Award.
Phil has deep Montana roots. His great grandmother was Harriet Rankin, the sister of Montana congresswoman Jeannette Rankin and Montana lawyer Wellington Rankin. Phil lives in Helena with his wife and children. He is an avid mountain biker and snowboarder.
Jill Sanchez, Legal Assistant
Jill relocated to Helena from the Salt Lake City area with her husband and two daughters in 2005.
Jill worked as a legal assistant for the law firm Hohenlohe, Jones, PLLP, from October 2008 to January 2017. She assisted in all aspects of service to clients. Jill brings her years of experience to the Law Office of Philip Hohenlohe, PLLC. She is generally the first point of contact for new clients and if you are a client of our law office, you will soon get to know Jill. She is patient, friendly, conscientious, and supremely dedicated to client service.
Jill enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, reading, gardening and crafting.