2019-2020 JFM members swearing in with Supreme Court Justice Baker.

Members of the AmeriCorps State Justice for Montanans Project serve with MLSA and other organizations to provide direct services to people seeking assistance with civil legal issues.

Justice for Montanans (JFM) members empower low- to moderate-income Montanans to advocate for their legal rights and increase access to justice. Montana Legal Services Association partners with the Self-Help Program of the Montana Supreme Court Office of the Court Administrator, DCI’s Office of Child and Family Ombudsman, DOJ’s Montana Office of Consumer Protection & Victim Services, Legal Services Developer Aging Services, Montana Fair Housing, and the YWCA in Missoula.  The JFM AmeriCorps Project places 23 members directly in local Montana communities to help provide and expand intake and outreach, legal information, and referral services for Montana's low to moderate income residents seeking civil legal assistance.

For more information

Please contact Justice For Montanans:

[email protected]

406-442-9830 x 143

Project Partners

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 https://courts.mt.gov/selfhelp.

The Montana Attorney General 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 https://dojmt.gov/consumer/ and https://doj.mt.gov/victims/.

The mission of OCFO is to work to prevent child abuse and neglect and increase safety, well-being and permanency for Montana's children through fair and just advocacy, education, outreach and investigation. For more information about the Children’s Justice Bureau and OCFO, visit https://dojmt.gov/enforcement/childrensjustice/

Montana Fair Housing investigates allegations of discrimination in housing, counsels victims of discrimination, and facilitates both the state and federal complaint process. We also assist victims of housing discrimination, under specific circumstances, in securing the representation of counsel when the filing of a complaint in court is deemed the best option. For more information about Montana Fair Housing, visit http://www.montanafairhousing.org/

 

Montana Fair Housing investigates allegations of discrimination in housing, counsels victims of discrimination, and facilitates both the state and federal complaint process. We also assist victims of housing discrimination, under specific circumstances, in securing the representation of counsel when the filing of a complaint in court is deemed the best option. For more information about Montana Fair Housing, visit http://www.montanafairhousing.org/

 

 

 

 

Current AmeriCorps State Justice for Montanans Members

Helena

  • Paige Crane, Self-Help Law Center
  • Katherine Feehan, Legal Services Developer Program
  • Elizabeth Finn, Team Leader, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Karen, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Christian Kelling, Office of Consumer Protection and Victim Services
  • Patrick Lynch, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Ellie Maltby, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Milou de Meij, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Julia Milto, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Akemi Nakagawa, Legal Services Developer Program
  • T.J. Reed, Office of Consumer Protection and Victim Services
  • Matthew Schubert, Office of the Child and Family Ombudsman
  • Maxwell Seeley, Office of Consumer Protection and Victim Services

Billings

  • Jill, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Kaylyn Roberts, Self-Help Law Center

Bozeman

  • Anna Boyes, Self-Help Law Center

Butte

  • Megan McAdams, Montana Fair Housing

Great Falls

  • Charley Nuesse, Self-Help Law Center
  • Harry St. Cloud II, Self-Help Law Center

Missoula

  • Caitlin Acevedo, YWCA
  • Kenneth Palmer, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Daisy Ward, Self-Help Law Center

Kalispell

  • Peter Roman, Self-Help Law Center