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Missoula County Attorney's Office

Variable Credit(s)
Fall: LAW 600 04 | LAW 601 04

Academic Year Only

Missoula County Attorney's Office

Supervising Attorney: Jason Marks 

Faculty Supervisor:

Associate Professor Jordan Gross
406.243.2559
jordan.gross@umontana.edu


Prerequisites:

  • Professional Responsibility (effective for all classes entering Fall 2011 and thereafter).
  • Criminal Procedure, effective Fall 2012


Areas of Law: Criminal Law (primary); May include some Civil Law

Sample Projects: Appear in court; Communicate and negotiate with defense counsel and pro se defendants; Interview witnesses Perform legal research; Draft motions.

The Missoula County Attorney's office is located at the County Courthouse. This office represents the State of Montana in traffic and other misdemeanor cases in the Justice Courts or on appeal of these cases in District Court. Students may also have the opportunity to assist members of the County Attorney's staff in felony cases in the District Court 

Although the focus of the clinic is in the area of criminal law, students may have the opportunity to work under the supervision of several attorneys in the office in the areas of public health, mental commitments, juvenile justice, child welfare, or land-use planning. Students are expected to work the entire school year, with a minimum of 2 credits per semester.