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State Bar News
Thursday, March 7, 2019
MT Innocence Project announces new executive director, legal director »
The Montana Innocence Project recently announced changes in leadership at the organization. MTIP has hired Frank Knaack...
Thursday, March 7, 2019
4th Judicial District orders mandatory e-filing »
The Fourth Judicial District Court will make its electronic filing system effective April 15 for all case types capable of...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
11th Judicial District implements e-filing effective March 15 »
The 11th Judicial District Court will be implementing an electronic filing system effective March 15 for all case types ca...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vannatta appointed 4th Judicial District judge »
Missoula attorney Shane Vannatta has been appointed to a newly created 4th Judicial District judge position. Gov. Ste...
Friday, December 28, 2018
Bankruptcy Court taking comments on proposed local rules, forms »
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Montana has published new proposed local rules and forms and is now acceptin...

Montana News
Friday, March 22, 2019
3rd annual IP Day in Montana is April 10-11 »
The State Bar of Montana's Intellectual Property Law Section is partnering with the University of Montana's Blewett School...
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Bill to allow sports gambling in Montana gets hearing »
Montana would join a growing list of states with legalized sports betting if a bill proposed in the state Legislature pass...
Thursday, March 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill to study annual legislative sessions reaches House floor »
The state would explore holding a legislative session every year instead of in odd-numbered years under a proposal before...

Montana Supreme Court
Saturday, March 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Comment sought on proposed Rules of Professional Conduct overhaul »
The Montana Supreme Court has ordered a 90-day comment period on a comprehensive proposed overhaul of the Montana Rules of...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Court denies "stacking" auto insurance liability policies »
The Montana Supreme Court has upheld a district court decision denying a claim for "stacking" coverage on an automobile li...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court cites citizen's arrest statute in overturning convictions »
The Montana Supreme Court reversed negligent endangerment and reckless driving convictions for a man who invoked...
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Brodehl appointed to District Court Council »
The Montana Supreme Court has appointed Flathead County Commissioner Randy Brodehl to the District Court Council. The...
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Bolstad, Mantooth appointed to Commission on Courts of Ltd. Jurisdiction »
The Montana Supreme Court has appointed the Honorable Steve Bolstad and the Honorable Kelly Mantooth to two open seats on...

US Supreme Court
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Montana parents petition US Supreme Court to allow tax credit for religious school scholarship »
A group of Montana parents has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Montana Supreme Court decision invalidating a...

Montana Lawyer
Thursday, March 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Bar petition on MRPC: Ethics rules to guide a 21st century practice »
“There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.” » Winston Churchill By Betsy Brandborg...
Thursday, March 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
President's Message: Get involved – it’s good for your practice, and for society »
By Eric Nord The legal profession is fundamental to the operation of our society. Whether it is in our immediate commu...
Thursday, March 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law school expands student pro bono program »
By Karlene Kuhn In January of 2018, Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana implemented a sch...
Thursday, March 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Risk Management: Past representations can be a problem in the present »
By Mark Bassingthwaighte Malpractice claims alleging a conflict of interest have been a serious concern for...
Thursday, March 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legal Jargon: Is writer’s block your personal horror story? let Stephen King ease your mind »
Writer’s block. It’s the worst. I started writing this article twice and gave up. Why and when it happens is different for...