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This year’s St. Paddy’s Day CLE will focus on diversionary courts in the State of Montana. Faculty will provide an overview of Drug Court, DUI Court, Veterans Court, Mental Health Court, Supreme Court oversight and the ethical considerations of client participation in diversionary courts.

 Export to Your Calendar 3/13/2020
When: March 13, 2020
8:00am - 4:30pm
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Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
1500 Fairmont Rd.
Anaconda, Montana  59711
United States
Contact: Meagan Gallagher

Online registration is available until: 3/13/2020
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2020 St. Paddy's Day CLE

-7.0 CLE Credit Pending 


Friday a.m.


Registration (Breakfast Included)


Welcoming Remarks


Drug Court Overview

Hon. Kurt Krueger


DUI Court Overview

Justice of the Peace James Kilmer & Mike Clague




Veterans Court Overview

Hon. Gregory Pinski & Fernando Terrones

Friday p.m.




Mental Health Court Overview

Standing Master Brenda Desmond


Ethical Considerations of Client Participation in Diversionary Courts
Hon. Anne Peterson, Pam Bucy & Mike Larson




Supreme Court Oversight of the Diversionary Courts

Justice James Shea



·Frank Joseph, Esq., Joseph and Whelan, Butte

·Sara Sexe, Esq., City Attorney, Great Falls


·Justice James Shea, Montana Supreme Court, Helena

·Hon. Brenda Desmond, Montana District Court 4, Missoula

·Hon. Kurt Krueger, Montana District Court 1, Butte

·Hon. Anne Peterson, Helena Municipal Court

·Hon. Gregory Pinski, Montana District Court 8, Great Falls

·Justice of the Peace James Kilmer, Butte-Silver Bow County

·Pamela Bucy, Esq., Office of Disciplinary Counsel, Helena

·Michael Clague, Esq., Butte-Silver Bow County Attorney’s Office

·Michael Larson, Esq., Lawyer Assistance Program, Helena

·Fernando Terrones, Esq., Veterans Court Program Graduate, Conrad

Registration and Pricing

PRICE A         for attorneys practicing five years or more and all

                          non-attorney registrants.

PRICE B          for attorneys practicing under five years and

                          members of the State Bar Paralegal Section.

                                                                              Price A     Price B       

Early Registration Paid by February 21:                $275          $250                         

Paid after February 21:                                          $300          $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 February 21, 2020


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