Health Care Coverage and You – What are your options?

As you may know November 2nd marked the beginning of Open Enrollment for healthcare coverage through the Marketplace. It’s crucial that you investigate your options and find coverage that is right for you and your family. Failure to have health insurance this year means you will probably have to pay a fee of at least …

MLSA to Provide Civil Legal Aid to Patients Through Montana Health Justice Partnership

Montana Legal Services Association has been funded as a partner of the Montana Health Justice Partnership, a pilot program to address the health-harming civil legal needs of patients whose health solutions lay outside the boundaries of medicine. The Montana Health Justice Partnership pilot program includes MLSA, the Montana Primary Care Association, Bullhook Community Health Center …

Celebrate Pro Bono Week!

      With only 13 full time staff attorneys, Montana Legal Services relies on pro bono (free) attorneys to help bridge the gap in access to justice for low income Montanans. In 2014, over 300 pro bono attorneys assisted MLSA in handling cases, providing a huge service to those Montanans with civil legal needs …

MLSA Will Attend Veteran Stand Down in Missoula Oct 29

MLSA AmeriCorps members will attend the Missoula Stand Down on October 29, 2015, from 9:00am – 3:00pm and provide general legal information, self-help resources, and legal referrals to attendees. The Stand Down will take place at the American Legion at 825 Ronan St., Missoula. Veteran Stand Downs provide veterans with life resources such as food, …

MLSA Shares View on Access to Justice During Forum

MLSA, along with other legal and social providers, shared information about the state of access to justice in Montana to a listening panel of legal, governmental, and policy leaders in Kalispell this week during a forum hosted by the Montana Access to Justice Commission. MLSA's Executive Director, Alison Paul, shared that there are potential devastating …

MLSA Will Attend Billings Veteran Stand Down Oct 15

MLSA AmeriCorps members will attend the Billings Stand Down on October 15, 2015, from 9:00am – 2:00pm and provide general legal information, self-help resources, and legal referrals to attendees. The Stand Down will take place at the Al Bedoo Shrine Auditorium located at 1125 Broadwater Ave. Veteran Stand Downs provide veterans with life resources such as …

50th Anniversary Kickoff with MLSA’s Own Beer, Justice for Alt

  MLSA will hold its 50th Anniversary kickoff tonight, October 6, from 5-8pm at the Blackfoot River Brewing Company. The kickoff, which includes the roll-out of an altbier brewed for MLSA, appropriately named "Justice for Alt," is part of a Community Partnership sponsored by the Blackfoot River Brewing Co. and Crowley Fleck Law Firm. Proceeds from the …

Record Number of Domestic Violence Deaths in Montana

Before you read this article, please know: An abuser can track your computer and Internet use. Learn more about using a safer computer and keeping your computer sessions private. ————————————————————————————————————————————————- Domestic violence, relationship abuse, stalking, sexual assault . . . All are more common than we like to admit. In fact, 16 Montanans have been killed by …

MLSA to Attend Libby Veteran Stand Down Oct 3

MLSA AmeriCorps members will attend the Libby Veteran Stand Down on Saturday, October 3, where they will provide general legal information, self-help resources, and legal referrals to attendees. The Stand Down will take place at the VFW Post 1548, at 110 W. 2nd Street. Veteran Stand Downs provide veterans with life resources such as food, …

MLSA at Sidney Stand Down Sept 25-26

MLSA AmeriCorps members will attend the Sidney Stand Down on Sept 25 and 26, where they will provide general legal information, self-help resources, and legal referrals to attendees. The Stand Down will take place at the Richland County Event Center, 2118 W. Holly Street, Sidney MT. Veteran Stand Downs provide veterans with life resources such …