2019-2020 JFM members with Former AmeriCorps State and National Director, Chester Spellman.

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 26 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

  • Annalisa Bell, Legal Services Developer Program
  • Casey Cascaldo, Office of Consumer Protection and Victim Services
  • Brighid, Office of Consumer Protection and Victim Services
  • Lesley D'Auncey, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Katherine Feehan, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Elise Landles, Office of Consumer Protection and Victim Services
  • Sarah Leopard, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Grace Loveless, Self-Help Law Center
  • Shannon Tanner, Office of the Child and Family Ombudsman
  • Vacant, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Vacant, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Vacant, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Undrea Hines, Team Leader, Montana Legal Services Association

Billings

  • Vacant, Self-Help Law Center
  • Vacant, Self-Help Law Center
  • Vacant, Montana Legal Services Association

Bozeman

  • Vacant, Self-Help Law Center

Butte

  • Nick, Montana Fair Housing

Great Falls

  • Vacant, Self-Help Law Center
  • Vacant, Self-Help Law Center

Missoula

  • Courtney, Montana Legal Services Association
  • Abby Hobbs, Self-Help Law Center
  • Sydney, YWCA
  • Amanda, YWCA