Month: September 2012

Billings Gazette Opinion: Reaching Justice – Montanans Need Access to Courts

The Billings Gazette newspaper recently published an opinon about the Montana Supreme Court Self-Help Law Center in Billings. Click here to read the article.Want more information–including location and hours–of all the Montana Supreme Court Self-Help Law Centers in the state? Click

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Montana Legal Services Association Leaders Chosen for Appointment and Award

MLSA is pleased to announce significant accomplishments by two of our leaders: Alison Paul, MLSA Executive Director, shown above, was appointed by the Montana Supreme Court to the newly formed Access to Justice Commission.The purpose of the Access to Justice

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Montana Justice Foundation to Receive $1.2 Million

The Montana Justice Foundation (MJF) will receive $1.2 million due to the efforts of Montana insurance commissioner Monica Lindeen, her chief legal counsel Jesse Laslovich, and private bar attorneys John Heenan and Randy Bishop.  After Heenan and Bishop raised concerns

How MLSA Uses “The Cloud” to Maximize Help to Montanans with Legal Needs

Montana is a state larger than Japan.Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA) is a statewide law firm with only 13 case-handling attorneys.Yet in 2011, MLSA gave legal help to approximately 5,900 people with legal needs.How did we do it?Through hard work,

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