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State Bar News
Friday, September 18, 2020
86% receive passing score on July 2020 bar exam in Montana »
Montana bar exam-takers had an 86% pass rate for the July 2020 exam. This was the third straight year that the pass rate...
Monday, June 29, 2020
Learning and working to fulfilll the promise of equal justice »
The State Bar of Montana's current elected officers, in addition to 23 of its past presidents, have signed a letter to bar...
Monday, June 1, 2020
Smith elected State Bar president-elect »
Brian C. Smith of Missoula was elected State Bar of Montana President-Elect in the recently conducted bar elections. S...
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Survey: 80% of firms working remotely »
Over 80% of law firms have transitioned to working remotely due to the COVID-19 emergency, a national survey shows. In...

Montana News
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Do you have career news to share? »
The Montana Lawyer welcomes news about Montana legal professionals including new jobs, honors, publications, and other acc...

Montana Supreme Court
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Montana Supreme Court OKs temporary admission rules amid COVID-19 »
The Montana Supreme Court has approved temporary rules to allow provisional admission to the bar for certain eligible cand...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revised Uniform District Court Rules in effect as of Jan. 1 »
Revisions to the Montana Uniform District Court Rules went into effect on Jan. 1. The most substantive is the addition...

Montana Lawyer
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Bar pledges to continue to lead our profession during these uncertain times »
By Juli Pierce and John Mudd State Bar of Montana President and Executive Director We are writing to you with a join...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New project will recruit, support Emeritus attorneys »
Montana Legal Services Association has established the Second Act Justice Project, a pro bono program designed to recruit...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tips for notarizing, executing documents, and other concerns in the age of pandemic »
By Justin Bryan Months into the COVID-19 crisis, social distancing recommendations continue to impact the legal pro...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Relief in federal COVID-19 response includes Chapter 11, Chapter 13 bankruptcy changes »
By Robert Drummond The Small Business Reorganization Act [1] (SBRA) was signed by President Donald Trump on A...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Quarantine Authority in Montana »
By Lars Phillips The history of quarantine authority in the United States is contentious; fears of threatening disease...