Joshua M. Montagnini serves as Litigation Counsel at the Fairness Center, where he focuses on litigation and advising clients.

Prior to joining the Fairness Center, Josh was an attorney at a general practice firm in Gallup, New Mexico. He defended America’s largest Indian tribe, the Navajo Nation, in a variety of civil lawsuits in tribal, state, and federal courts, and prosecuted a high-volume DWI docket for the City of Gallup.

Josh received his law degree from Ave Maria School of Law, graduating cum laude. He was a member of the school’s moot court board and an associate editor of the Ave Maria Law Review. During law school, he served as a judicial intern for a bankruptcy judge for the Northern District of Ohio. He received his undergraduate degree from the Franciscan University of Steubenville in eastern Ohio.

Josh is a member of the Pennsylvania, Florida (inactive), New Mexico (inactive), Navajo Nation (inactive), and Arizona (inactive) Bars and is admitted to the United States District Court for the Districts of Arizona and New Mexico. He resides with his wife of 12 years and their four children in the Philadelphia area.