Access to Justice Commission

PLEASE NOTE: THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE AND CANNOT REPLACE THE ADVICE OF A LAWYER. This page provides legal information and resources only.

Member Name Representing Expiration of Term
Melissa Schlichting Office of the Attorney General 30-Sep-2021
Rep. Kim Dudik Montana House of Representatives 30-Sep-2020
Senator Terry Gauthier Montana Senate 30-Sep-2020
Justice Beth Baker Montana Supreme Court Justice 30-Sep-2021
Hon. Leslie Halligan District Court Judge 30-Sep-2020
Hon. John Kutzman District Court Judge 30-Sep-2021
Hon. David A. Carter Court of Limited Jurisdiction Judge 30-Sep-2020
Rick Cook Clerk of a District Court 30-Sep-2020
Hon. Stacie Smith Montana-Wyoming Tribal Judges Association 30-Sep-2019
Kyle Nelson Montana Justice Foundation 30-Sep-2019
Alison Paul Montana Legal Services Association 30-Sep-2019
Dan McLean State Bar of Montana 30-Sep-2019
Paul F. Kirgis University of Montana School of Law 30-Sep-2021
Ed Bartlett Business/communications leader 30-Sep-2021
Aimee Grmoljez Business/communications leader 30-Sep-2020
Melanie Reynolds Representative of organizations working with low-income individuals 30-Sep-2021
Georgette Boggio Representative of Native American communities 30-Sep-2019
Katy Lovell Aging Services Bureau 30-Sep-2019

Informational Brochure

Forum Series Video

Forum Series Report

Forum locations and dates:

Kalispell - Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Great Falls - Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

Billings - Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Missoula - Wednesday, April 20, 2016

AF 11--765

Order - (9-15-2015) IN RE THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION

Order - (2-3-2015) IN RE THE APPOINTMENT OF A MEMBER OF THE ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION

Order - (12-2-2014) IN RE THE APPOINTMENT OF A MEMBER OF THE ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION

Order - (4-22-2014) IN RE THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION

Order - (2-18-2014) IN RE THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION

Order - (12-3-2014) IN RE THE RECOMMENDATION REGARDING A PRO BONO REQUIREMENT FOR ADMISSION TO THE MONTANA BAR

Order - (11-26-2014) IN RE THE RECOMMENDATION REGARDING A PRO BONO REQUIREMENT FOR ADMISSION TO THE MONTANA BAR

Order - (11-15-2014) IN RE THE APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION

Order - (7-3-2013) IN RE THE RECOMMENDATION REGARDING A PRO BONO REQUIREMENT FOR ADMISSION TO THE MONTANA BAR

Order - (10-9-2012) IN RE THE ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION

Order - (9-18-2012) IN RE THE APPOINTMENT OF THE INITIAL MEMBERS OF THE ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION

Order - (5-22-2012) IN RE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION

The Access to Justice Commission is proposing a bill to the 2019 Montana Legislature that would use some court filing fees to improve court efficiency and effectiveness by providing legal information and assistance to ordinary Montanans who cannot afford an attorney to help with their civil legal problems.