Jenny Montgomery joined the Indiana Lawyer staff in 2011. She covers law schools, bar associations, pro bono and social justice issues. She also writes about what lawyers do in their spare time.
A freelance writer since 2001, Montgomery has written for Indianapolis magazines and was part of small pool of freelancers for a California-based company that provides health and wellness articles for websites nationwide. Montgomery also covered arts and culture for the Indianapolis office of The Associated Press.
She received several statewide awards for reporting while studying journalism at Indiana University Purdue University – Indianapolis, where she was the editor of the college newspaper. While a student at IUPUI, she studied war reporting during an intensive two-week program in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Montgomery lives just east of downtown Indianapolis, with her husband and pets. A fitness buff, Montgomery is a volunteer conditioning and strategy coach for a local sports team.