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State Bar News
Friday, April 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA creates website on legal needs during pandemic »
The American Bar Association’s Task Force on Legal Needs Arising Out of the 2020 Pandemic launched a website today to...
Friday, April 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applications for Associate Water Judge being accepted »
The Judicial Nomination Commission is now accepting applications from any lawyer in good standing who has the qualificatio...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
AG issues guidelines for open meetings during COVID-19 emergency »
Montana Attorney General Tim Fox issued a letter of advice in response to a request for guidance on how government entitie...
Monday, March 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawyers' cyber risks multiply when remote working, experts warn »
Experts warn law firms to protect themselves from all viruses — cyber and real — when pivoting to a completely remote work...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor issues stay-at-home directive for Montana »
On Thursday, March 26, 2020, at 4:30 p.m., Governor Steve Bullock issued a stay-at-home directive for the State of Montana...

Montana News
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Governor extends COVID-19 directives through April 24 »
Gov. Steve Bullock has extended through April 24 directives he issued in response to COVID-19. The directives were set to...
19 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19-related scams: Protect yourself from more than the virus »
The Department of Public Health and Human Services’ Legal Services Developer Program has identified numerous scams related...
Thursday, March 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lewis and Clark County Clerk of Courts requests attorneys to file by email »
The Lewis and Clark County Clerk of Court’s Office has requested that all attorneys utilize the office’s email filing serv...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
1st Judicial District vacates all scheduled trials through May 1 »
The judges of the First Judicial District have vacated all civil and criminal jury trials scheduled to begin on or before...

Montana Supreme Court
Wednesday, March 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Montana Supreme Court oral arguments will not be held on UM, MSU campuses »
A pair of Montana Supreme Court oral arguments originally scheduled to be held on Montana college campuses will move to ne...
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
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
SECURE Act: How the sweeping new law on retirement plans impacts employers you represent »
By Kristy Buckley  With contributions by Adrienne Maxwell and Shelby Dolezal The Setting Every Community Up for...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Rose-Miller disbarred for misappropriating funds »
  Sidney attorney Tara Rose-Miller was disbarred from the practice of law for misappropriation of more than $65,00...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Risk Management: Surcharges for expedited work can be OK — but let’s be reasonable »
By Mark Bassingthwaighte Two quick stories. Years ago, I had a plumbing emergency. The short version is I discovered a...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Lawyers don’t have to do it all: Paralegals can help more than you may realize »
By Renee Wayne I have always been interested in the law – I recall at about 12 years old telling a friend’s parent tha...
Saturday, December 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Extensive updates to Montana Rules of Professional Conduct adopted effective Jan. 1, 2020 »
By Betsy Brandborg The Montana Supreme Court has approved the State Bar of Montana's petition to revise 18 rules of th...