Jamie Dutton is a Montana-based attorney and adoptive son to ranch owner John and his late wife Evelyn. Jamie attended Harvard Law School to be become an attorney.
Attorney General Election
Jamie ran for Montana Attorney General during Season 1. Initially, he was supported by Governor Perry, Attorney General Stewart, and John Dutton. But later there were concerns about John Dutton having too much influence if Jamie won. Also, father and son grew apart and Jamie ended up running against the wishes of his father. Eventually, he ran out of money and ended his campaign.
Jamie Dutton is played by Wes Bentley, but Dalton Baker plays a younger version of Jamie during flashbacks.