Tim Line grew up in Missoula, Montana. He received his juris doctorate degree from the University of Montana School of Law in 1994. He first worked in private practice for 2 years, and then in 1996 he began a career as a law clerk in federal court working for several judges until August 2019. For those 23 years he worked on a wide variety of civil action cases proceeding in federal court. He began working as a Claims Attorney at ALPS in November 2019. Tim grew up on a cattle ranch, and continues operating the same cattle ranch today with his wife, two sons, and extended family members. In his spare time he enjoys outdoor recreational activities in the mountains and trails of Montana.