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When: May 10, 2019
8:00 am - 4:15pm
Where: Helena Great Northern Hotel
835 Great Northern Blvd.
Helena 59601
United States
Contact: Meagan Gallagher

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2019 Government CLE 

-6.5 (Including 2.0 Ethics) MT CLE Credits



Friday a.m.


Registration (Breakfast Included)


Welcoming Remarks


Legislative Update

Jameson Walker


Montana Rules of Professional Conduct Updates

Betsy Brandborg




Public Records Request and Open Meetings

Jeff Hindoien

Friday p.m.


Lunch Provided


Making Sausage, Working Together with
Diverse Interests Toward Common Goals

Jon Bennion


Collaboration and Coordination Between
Governmental Entities

Jon Bennion, Mark Higgins & Tim Racicot




Ethics of Public Law Practice in Montana—
Who is the Client and Attorney Client Privilege

Danna Jackson, Raphael Graybill


Views from the Bench: What Works, What Doesn’t

Justice James Shea



·Sara R. Sexe, Esq., CLE Institute Chair, City Attorney, Great Falls

·Michael A. Kakuk, Esq., Public Law Section Chair, U.S. Attorney's Office, Helena


·Justice James Shea, Montana Supreme Court, Helena

·Jon Bennion, Esq., Attorney General Office, Helena

·Betsy Brandborg, Esq., State Bar of Montana, Helena

·Raphael Graybill, Esq., Office of the Governor, Helena

Mark Higgins, Esq., Montana Association of Counties, Helena 

·Jeff Hindoien, Esq., Attorney General Office, Helena

·Danna Jackson, Esq., MT Department of Natural Resources, Helena

·Timothy Racicot, Esq., U.S. Attorney’s Office, Missoula

·Jameson Walker. Esq., Legislative Services Division, Helena




The seminar is at the Helena Great Northern Hotel
835 Great Northern Blvd. Helena, MT 59601
A very limited number of rooms have been blocked; please make your RESERVATIONS BEFORE April 19, 2019 to get the discount price of $140+ taxYou may call the hotel at 
1-406-457-5500 and reference State Bar of Montana.

Registration and Pricing

PRICE A         for attorneys practicing five years or more and all

                         other non-attorney registrants.

PRICE B         for attorneys practicing under five years and

                         members of the State Bar Paralegal Section.

PRICE C         for members of the State Bar Public Law Section. 



                                                                        Price A     Price B     Price C  

Early Registration Paid by April 22:                  $285          $260          $250

Paid after April 22:                                            $310         $285          $275


Printed Course Book $35
Electronic materials are included in the registration price,
printed course books are an additional $35

REFUND POLICY: Refunds are 75% if cancellation is 7 days or more before the seminar. Refunds are 50% if cancellation is less than 7 days. No refunds for cancellations on or after the date of the seminar.  Cancellations or substitutions may be made by calling 406-447-2206. No refunds will be made on printed course books after April 22,2019.



State Bar of Montana members: Use code EP2015 to save $150 on Techshow registration!