Jason M. Milne was born and raised in American Fork, Utah. After serving a two-year LDS church mission in the Republic of Lithuania, Mr. Milne attended the University of Utah where he earned an Honors B.S. degree in Political Science in 2002, graduating magna cum laude. Mr. Milne then enrolled at the University of Arkansas, earning his Juris Doctorate degree, magna cum laude, in 2005.
In law school, Mr. Milne was named a Charles T. Pearson Fellow. He also served as Associate Editor of the Arkansas Law Review, as Note & Comment Editor of the Journal of Food Law & Policy, and as a judicial extern to the Hon. Richard D. Taylor, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas.
Mr. Milne’s educational background and experience allows him to represent clients with complex legal issues. Mr. Milne’s practice areas include: complex commercial litigation, mass torts, agricultural/food law, personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, medical malpractice, railroad law, and insurance law.
Mr. Milne has represented corporate clients such as Allstate, AFLAC, BNSF Railway Company, Progressive, Publisher’s Clearing House, Riceland Foods, Inc., St. Bernard’s Regional Medical Center, as well as a city government and a school district. Mr. Milne has also successfully represented individual plaintiffs in complex civil litigation. Mr. Milne has briefed and argued countless motions in state and federal courts. In 2011, Mr. Milne was a member of the Riceland Foods, Inc. trial team which obtained a $136.83 million jury verdict against Bayer CropScience in the case of Meins, et al. v. Bayer, et al. (Arkansas County, Arkansas Circuit Court).
Mr. Milne is admitted to the State Bar of Arkansas, the State Bar of Utah, the State Bare of Texas, and is admitted pro hac vice in numerous other state and federal courts. He is also admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Mr. Milne is active in his community, church, and profession. In recent years, he has served on two girl scout boards, as a unit leader in his local church, and as a member of the Arkansas Bar Association’s House of Delegates.