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Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Joe Menden
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Von Jentzen joins Kaufman Vidal Hileman
Kaufman Vidal Hileman Ellingson has announced that Emily von Jentzen has joined the firm as an associate attorney.

Von Jentzen obtained a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Central Washington University before earning her Juris Doctor from University of Montana School of Law in 2009. Von Jentzen has accumulated a vast amount of trial experience while serving as a prosecutor for the past eight years with the Flathead County Attorney’s Office, the Montana Attorney General’s Office and the Kalispell City Attorney’s Office. She has extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of child advocacy and dependency law.

In her spare time, in 2013 von Jentzen co-founded The Enduring Waves Foundation, a Montana 501(c)(3) nonprofit which raises money for children with special medical expenses through long-distance swimming events.

Von Jentzen joined Kaufman Vidal Hileman Ellingson in March. Von Jentzen’s practice areas will include general civil litigation, nonprofit formation/representation and child advocacy. She can be reached at 406-755-5700 or

Sullivan joins Datsopoulos MacDonald & Lind

Zane Sullivan has joined Datsopoulos MacDonald & Lind in an Of Counsel capacity at their Missoula office. Sullivan is admitted to practice in Montana and the U.S. District Court, Ninth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. His practice areas include real estate transactions, boundary and title disputes, easements, homeowner associations, real estate lending law; business law and business formation.

Sullivan is extremely active and well known in the real estate community. He is a designated instructor for the National Association of Realtors, for the Montana Association of Realtors, and the Graduate Realtor Institute. He has been a guest lecturer at the University of Montana School of Law, the State Bar of Montana and the Montana Land Title Association. In addition to being an attorney, he is a Realtor and holds real estate licenses in California and Montana. He can be contacted at 406-728-0810.


Moseman earns paralegal certification

Tarlow Stonecipher Weamer & Kelly, PLLC is pleased to announce Jenna Moseman has earned her professional paralegal certification through NALS, the association for legal professionals.
This certification requires a formal examination to confirm extensive legal knowledge and skills in numerous areas including research, terminology, investigation, communications, ethics, and judgment, and requires a clear understanding of local, state, and federal procedural rules and substantive law.

Moseman, a Belgrade native, received her Bachelor of Science degree in sociology with a concentration in criminology from Montana State University. She has been with Tarlow Stonecipher Weamer & Kelly, PLLC for over two years.