Robert (Rob) Farris-Olsen (D-SH079)
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Capitol: 406.444.4800
FAX: 406.444.4825
District: 406.794.4780
State Capitol 1301 East Sixth Avenue
Helena, MT 59620-8201

District Office:
PO Box 418
Helena, MT 59624-0418
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Erin   
Committee Assignments
Vice ChairHouse Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Vice ChairHouse Committee on Rules
Vice ChairJoint Committee on House, Senate, and Joint Rules
MemberHouse Committee on Natural Resources
MemberHouse Committee on Judiciary
MemberJoint Interim Committee on Water Policy
Counties Representing
Lewis And Clark


Rob was born and raised in Helena. He grew up going to Jefferson and Central elementary schools, followed by Helena Middle and High Schools. After graduation, Rob attended Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, where he earned a degree in environmental studies-chemistry. In 2008, Rob returned to Montana and started law school in Missoula. He graduated with honors, with a focus on natural resources law, in 2011. Rob moved back to Helena in 2011 to be with his now wife and take a job clerking for the Montana Supreme Court. After his clerkship, Rob fought for Montana homeowners facing wrongful foreclosures while working Montana Legal Services Association. He moved into private practice in 2013 and continues working to protect Montana consumers from corporate bullying. Rob and his wife, Erin, and sons Tupper and Auggie, live on the same street Rob grew up on.