Alex Clark, a white man with a blue plaid button-down shirt to the left of Gillian Ellison, a blonde white woman with a black long-sleeved shirt.

Former MLSA staff named to Montana Justice Foundation Board

Congratulations to Gillian Ellison and Alex Clark—former MLSA staff members and current law students at the University of Montana—for being invited to serve on the board of the Montana Justice Foundation (MJF), the largest private funder of legal aid in the state! Recommended by MLSA Executive Director Alison Paul for their dedication to improving access …

Advocates boost legal services to MT’s native tribes

A new program from the Montana Legal Services Association is boosting legal assistance to people living on the state’s tribal land. The Tribal Advocate Incubator Project gives lay people the skills they need to help Montana’s underserved Indigenous population. Right now, many of Montana’s Indigenous people lack legal services or the money they need to …

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