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 about a proposed class action settlement with Farmers Insurance, further negotiations led to this result.   You can read more here:

http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/montana-legal-charity-receives-windfall/article_6f1767a9-7324-5e28-af35-66288d28892b.html

MJF is charitable arm of the Montana legal community, and its mission is to achieve equal access to justice for all Montanans through effective funding and leadership.  MJF awards grants to MLSA and other justice-related organizations.  MLSA congratulates MJF, and expresses deep gratitude to all of the attorneys and others who contributed their time and talents to this effort to expand access to justice in Montana.

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