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The Justice for Montanans AmeriCorps program is a collaboration of agencies working to increase access to justice in the state of Montana.

2014-2015 JFM members with Governor Bullock

Project partners

Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA). MLSA is a federally and privately funded nonprofit organization that provides legal services to low-income people throughout Montana. For more information about MLSA, visit www.mtlsa.org. Coordinating supervisor Tracie Poindexter, Program Administrator.

Montana Office of Consumer Protection & Victim Services (OCPVS). Among other things, the OCPVS helps educate Montana consumers and businesses to prevent fraud, and offers information and referrals to victims of crime. For more information about the OCPVS, visit http://www.doj.mt.gov/consumer/default.asp and https://doj.mt.gov/victims/. Coordinating supervisor Matt Dale, Director.

The Court Help Program (Court Help) of the Montana Supreme Court Office of the Court Administrator assists self-represented litigants and other people in finding legal information, forms and other resources. For more information about the Self Help Law Centers, visit http://www.courts.mt.gov/selfhelp/default.mcpx. Coordinating supervisor Nolan Harris, Program Administrator.

State Bar of Montana. The Modest Means program is run by the State Bar of Montana to help low- and moderate-income Montanans obtain affordable legal representation in certain civil matters.

Project Staff: Mēghan Scott, AmeriCorps Coordinator, Montana Legal Services Association, mscott@mtlsa.org

Mt. Helena

JFM members at the top of Mt. Helena