To promote study and research in the field of criminal defense law and the related arts in the State of Montana.
To disseminate by lecture, seminars and publications the advancement of the knowledge of the law as it relates to the field of criminal defense practice in the State of Montana.
To promote the proper administration of criminal justice in the State of Montana.
To foster, maintain and encourage the integrity, independence and expertise of the defense lawyer in criminal cases in the State of Montana.
To foster periodic meetings of the criminal defense bar; to provide a forum for the material exchange of information regarding the administration of criminal justice; and thereby to protect individual rights and to improve criminal law, its practice and procedures in the State of Montana.
How to Join
Any member of the State Bar of Montana may join. Section dues are $15 per year. Become a member HERE.
Items of Interest
Every two years the Section puts on a seminar with a nationally ranked speaker, generally qualifying death penalty lawyers.